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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

The primary function of this position will be to perform diagnostic interviews and conduct severity ratings for study participants between ages 6-18.  This position is only for 4 to 8 hours per week.


The role will include administering semi-structured diagnostic interviews (e.g Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia) and clinician-rated scales as part of an ongoing research project assessing 6-18 year-old youth.  Assessments occur during the late-afternoon / early evenings. The position requires careful and accurate documentation including writing up clinical/research summaries and completing clinician rated measures in a timely manner.
Additional responsibilities may include data entry, consenting, and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

We are looking for 1-2 people with an advanced degree in social work or psychology. Candidate(s) must have knowledge of DSM-V diagnostic criteria. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Successful candidates will have exceptional organizational skills and careful attention to detail. Experience working with children and families is required.

Desired Qualifications*

Applicants with experience conducting semi-structured diagnostic assessments (KSADS) will be considered most qualified. Knowledge and experience with severity ratings scales (e.g. Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale) is also preferred.

Work Schedule

Working hours will be approximately 3-7pm on weekdays (1-2 days per week)

Work Locations

4250 Plymouth Rd. Ann Arbor, MI, Rachel Upjohn Building

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

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.

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.


The University of Michigan participates with the federal E-Verify system. Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR E-Verify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the E-Verify system. This position is identified as a position that may include the E-Verify requirement.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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