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A cover letter and resume/CV 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

We are looking for a skilled, self-motivated individual to serve on clinical and health services projects in Ophthalmology.  Our team works to improve quality of care of patients with eye diseases through imaging and electronic health record analyses applied in national and international settings, specifically India. The focus of the applicant’s position will be project management and grant writing.

Mission Statement

The Kellogg Eye Center seeks to improve lives through curing, preventing and treating eye disease. 

Guiding Principles: Teamwork, Caring, Innovation, and Integrity


  • Project management including development of data forms for use in research studies and databases development (e.g. in Excel or REDCap programs)

  • Conduct clinical trial visits with study participants including some participant recruitment.

  • Prepare supporting materials for grant applications and clinical studies including scientific literature reviews

  • Development of summaries and presentations related to projects

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed and are not an exhaustive list of all associated responsibilities

Required Qualifications*

  • Collaborative and collegial, demonstrates integrity

  • Respectful and compassionate attitude

  • Previous experience managing research data and conducting analysis including database management

  • Strong computing skills

  • Excellent patient customer service

  • Human subjects research experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field of social science (e.g. public health) or equivalent combination of education and experience

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with quantitative data analysis and a statistical software package (e.g. SAS, Stata)

  • Experience using formulas and functions in programs like Excel and REDCap to create databases

  • Electronic medical record experience

  • Experience working with patients in a clinical care environment

  • Master’s degree in Public Health or a related discipline; without a Master’s, evidence of adequate research experience will be considered

The ideal candidate will show personal initiative in managing work assignments by organizing, prioritizing work in coordination with the PI, and completing tasks on deadlines. The candidate must be able to work independently, work and communicate with the larger team, and regularly exercise judgment in the application research protocols. This position requires strong interpersonal skills – a person who is approachable and compassionate and has the ability to think on one’s feet in sensitive or difficult situations. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required. Co-authorship of peer-reviewed papers is likely for a candidate with strong writing skills

Work Schedule

Hours: 40

Shift/Hours/Days: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Additional Information

This posting is a Term-Limited two-year Research Position suject to funding support.

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.

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.