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Job Summary

The Department of Family Medicine has a need for a Clinical Subjects Associate to oversee ongoing integrative medicine research projects in cancer survivorship under the supervision of the PI and in conjunction with other study team members. The Clinical Subjects Associate will directly report to the physician investigator and interface with the IRB, Data coordinating center, financial experts, and other internal and external parties.

Responsibilities*

  • Recruiting and pre-screening study participants; ensuring that enquiries made to the study phone and e-mail account are responded to in a timely fashion.
  • Printing recruitment material for distribution and collating responses
  • Scheduling study visits
  • Reviewing patient eligibility with Study PIs and managing study enrollment
  • Liaison with other study personnel
  • Assisting in training study staff in visit-specific procedures
  • Maintaining SOPs for visit-specific procedures
  • Reviewing CRFs for completeness after each study visit.
  • Editing and maintaining clinical report forms (CRFs) and ensuring that the correct CRFs are completed at each study visit.
  • Assists in sending texts and email reminders to participants.
  • Storing and maintaining the security of all source documentation.
  • Assist in the preparation of all regulatory documents (applications, amendments, continuing reviews, ORIOs, and adverse events). Brings to the PIs attention any questions or issues occurring in the study.
  • Working with the study team to main version control of all study related documents.
  • Assists in monitoring the patient recruitment and retention across the study sites, and reporting investigative team at monthly meeting.
  • May also participate in phone screening, recruitment and study visits as needed.
  • Assists in preparing adhoc reports for the investigative team as requested.
  • Cleaning data at intermittent periods throughout the study, scoring survey instruments where necessary, and locking the dataset at the completion of the study.

Required Qualifications*

  • Comfortable working with a diverse study team and patient populations
  • Capable of working with multiple study principal investigators
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Qualtric, and SPSS
  • Bachelor degree in a scientific field
  • Able to work both independently and have excellent interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience recruiting study participants
  • Knowledge of U of M Health System policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of data processing including building databases, entering data and cleaning data
  • Knowledge of IRB and regulatory issues pertaining to multi-site clinical studies
  • Interest in complementary, integrative and alternative medicine
  • Interest in people living with cancer

 

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.