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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

About TIDL: TIDL is a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional team of faculty members, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and community partners focused on improving psychosocial treatment for mental disorders and increasing access to evidence-based mental health treatments for traditionally underserved populations. Our lab utilizes community-based participatory approaches and technological innovations to achieve these aims. Our funded program builds on the interdisciplinary strength of the resource-rich, research-focused environment at the University of Michigan. 

University of Michigan School of Social Work is accepting applications for a Research Project Coordinator (Part Time). We are seeking candidates whose interest is in community-based research with an emphasis on family and peer support interventions for individuals with chronic physical and mental condition(s). We are seeking a highly motivated and professional Research Project Coordinator to assist in coordinating a Rogel Cancer Center funded study, aimed at developing tailored psychosocial and behavioral interventions for African American cancer survivors and caregivers after cancer treatment ends. 

Research Project Coordinator Responsibilities: Responsibilities and duties of the Research Project Coordinator include but are not limited to:

·    Managing project recruitment and developing recruitment protocols
·    Developing data collection protocols 
·    Data management and monitoring
·    Scheduling semi-structured interviews with participants
·    Assisting with conducting semi structured interviews with both cancer survivors and caregivers
·    Coordinating research visits, training, and supervision with community partners
·    Assisting with conducting focus groups with program staff 
·    Conducting a literature review
·    Communicating regularly with participants, community partners, and Principal Investigator, Katrina Ellis 
·    Monitoring project timelines, reporting deadlines, and progress towards project goals
·    Assisting with Institutional Review Board (IRB) reporting, amendments, and applications
·    Assisting with reports to project sponsors
·    Attending and facilitating project meetings 

Please submit a cover letter, resume or CV and contact information for two references to be considered for this position. Please address all materials to Dr. Katrina Ellis. 

Required Qualifications*

Research Project Coordinator Qualifications: Master of Social Work (MSW), Master of Public Health (MPH) or related degree is required. Candidate qualifications also include experience with: Excel, SPSS and other statistical applications; project management; participant recruitment; semi-structured interviews and focus groups; and, literature reviews and academic writing.  Please note that this position requires travel to and from both recruitment sites and interview sites. 

Application Deadline

Application Deadline  -  In order to receive full consideration for your application, please submit your bid within the first seven calendar days of this posting.  UM job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days and the SSW may start the review/selection process as early as the eighth day after posting. 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.