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A cover letter and resume are required for consideration of this position. In the cover letter, please address your specific interest in this position and identify your particular skills and experience that would relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Division of Rheumatology's Scleroderma Program is seeking a full time clinical subjects coordinator to join our research team to assist in coordination of a variety of observational studies, investigator-initiated clinical studies, and NIH funded trials. This is NOT a laboratory position and will require working directly with patients and clinicians in the scleroderma-related clinics.  Medical students very much encouraged to apply if a 1-2 year commitment can be made.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Screening and recruiting patients for observational research studies.

  • Overall management of an observational study which may include:  interfacing with sponsor, pulling reports/data for colleagues, reporting on study status, completing affiliated IRB submissions.

  • Direct interaction in a clinic setting with patients, including administration of survey instruments and consenting.

  • Data entry and management, including developing a process to ensure timeliness and accuracy of data capture and reporting.

  • Assist study statisticians and researchers on data extractions and analysis.

  • Coordinate subject recruitment and keep up-to-date patient tracking records for multiple ongoing studies.

  • Interface with research labs to support specimen collection and proper specimen processing.

Required Qualifications*

  • Must be comfortable working with patients and physicians.

  • Computer proficiency required (Microsoft Word, Access, Excel).

  • Highly motivated, organized, autonomous person with excellent multi-tasking ability and record-keeping skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Professional demeanor and good interpersonal skills.

  • Desire to be a part of and grow with the Scleroderma team. 

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.

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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