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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 anesthesiology department is seeking a Clinical Subjects Coordinator to help with the management of research studies conducted in a hospital and clinical setting. This includes working alongside and effectively communicating with nurses, physicians, and other hospital or clinical staff. Must be self-motivated, organized, and possess excellent interpersonal skills. This candidate will help supervise undergraduate students as well as facilitate day-to-day tasks that need to be completed by the team. Responsibilities also include but are not limited to: consenting and enrolling study participants, following up with participants, preparing necessary study documents, electronic data entry, chart review, and training new study staff. The CSC will also be expected to identify problems and areas of improvement and communicate this to the project manager.

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.


Supervise and train temporary undergraduate research assistants in performing specified job duties as specified by the research manager. Screen potential research subjects. Approach potential research subjects, explain research protocols, and obtain patient consent. Must have experience with explaining genetics research to potential research subjects. Perform phone calls to patients for screening, consent, and follow-up. Enter patient research data into an electronic data entry system. Assist in manuscript preparation including but not limited to constructing graphs, figures, and tables of research data. Prepare essential documents for research projects to be used for clinical data collection according to the specified research protocol and assist in training study staff. Act as a liaison between investigators, other departments and regulatory agencies. Identify and access problems and areas of improvement and report to the project manager.  

Required Qualifications*

Must have bachelors degree

Must have clinical research experience

Must have experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

Interest in clinical research

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Superb interpersonal skills – comfortable speaking with healthcare providers and patients and working independently and as a member of a research team

Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in both verbal and written form

Ability to communicate research study details clearly over the phone

Experience interviewing patients following validated interview techniques

Desired Qualifications*

High degree of comfort with smart phones and app installation

Experience using MiChart, LabVantage, and OnCore

Additional Information

This position is a term limited appointment with the potential extension, based on grant funding and performance. At the end of the stated term, the appointment may terminate and will not be eligible for Reduction in Force (RIF) benefits.

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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