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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

This posting is for a research assistant position to assist with data collection, data entry and data management for the MITTEN project. The MITTEN (Michigan ICU Teamwork for Effective complex interventions) project is a mixed-methods study that is examining ICU teamwork and how it influences outcomes for adult ICU patients.


The RA will be responsible for assisting with data collection and specifically, a brief survey to be administered on weekday mornings, to ICU clinicians (nurses, respiratory therapists, physicians etc.) during particular weeks over the fall and winter semester. The applicant will be joining an existing team of nurses and students (doctoral and undergraduate) led by Dr. Deena Costa that are examining how the ICU team works together (or not) to deliver high quality care. If you like interacting with clinicians in the healthcare setting and learning about research, this is the ideal position for you!

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in public health or health science field is recommended, master degree is preferred. Must be proficient in Excel and Qualtrics; facility with iPads
for data entry would be ideal.

Additional Information

Hours per week: 10-15 hours

Hourly rate: $12 / hour

Start date: ASAP

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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.