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Job Summary

The Department of Family Medicine has a need for a Clinical Subjects Associate to oversee ongoing integrative medicine research projects in cancer survivorship under the supervision of the PI and in conjunction with other study team members. The Clinical Subjects Associate will directly report to the physician investigator and interface with the IRB, Data coordinating center, financial experts, and other internal and external parties.


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.

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

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 26,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings.


  • Recruiting and pre-screening study participants; ensuring that enquiries made to the study phone and e-mail account are responded to in a timely fashion.
  • Printing recruitment material for distribution and collating responses
  • Scheduling study visits
  • Reviewing patient eligibility with Study PIs and managing study enrollment
  • Liaison with other study personnel
  • Assisting in training study staff in visit-specific procedures
  • Maintaining SOPs for visit-specific procedures
  • Reviewing CRFs for completeness after each study visit.
  • Editing and maintaining clinical report forms (CRFs) and ensuring that the correct CRFs are completed at each study visit.
  • Assists in sending texts and email reminders to participants.
  • Storing and maintaining the security of all source documentation.
  • Assist in the preparation of all regulatory documents (applications, amendments, continuing reviews, ORIOs, and adverse events). Brings to the PIs attention any questions or issues occurring in the study.
  • Working with the study team to main version control of all study related documents.
  • Assists in monitoring the patient recruitment and retention across the study sites, and reporting investigative team at monthly meeting.
  • May also participate in phone screening, recruitment and study visits as needed.
  • Assists in preparing adhoc reports for the investigative team as requested.
  • Cleaning data at intermittent periods throughout the study, scoring survey instruments where necessary, and locking the dataset at the completion of the study.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor degree in a scientific field
  • Comfortable working with a diverse study team and patient populations
  • Capable of working with multiple study principal investigators
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Qualtric, and SPSS
  • Able to work both independently and have excellent interpersonal skills


Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience recruiting study participants
  • Knowledge of U of M Health System policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of data processing including building databases, entering data and cleaning data
  • Knowledge of IRB and regulatory issues pertaining to multi-site clinical studies
  • Interest in complementary, integrative and alternative medicine
  • Interest in people living with cancer


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.