Apply Now Clicking "Apply Now" opens the link in a new window.

How to Apply

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.



The Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities (SexLab) at the University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN) is seeking a Research Coordinator who will work with a faculty Principal Investigator (PI) from the Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership on their grant. The Research Coordinator will be part of a project examining HIV prevention needs for men living in rural areas of the Southern U.S. Duties in this position include three main areas: a) formative qualitative research that will involve: recruiting research participants with online methods, conducting qualitative interviews and focus groups online, coding qualitative data: b) quantitative survey that will involve: programming surveys into Qualtrics, launching and managing an online survey and c) app-development: using the data from the first two phases, work with an external developer on the content and logistics for an app focused on HIV prevention.


*Coordinate participant recruitment, enrollment and data collection for qualitative & quantitative data.

*Develop, implement and manage online recruitment strategies.

*Coordinate meetings of project personnel.

*Responsible for incentive payment process.

*Responsible for processing IRBs and IRB compliance.

*Other duties as assigned or required for the research project.

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*


Education and Experience:

*A bachelor’s degree in a health-related field is required.

*A minimum of three (3) year’s work experience in a clinical research related field is required.

*Candidate must have excellent communication skills, with the ability to receive and convey information clearly and concisely for various mediums. You will be expected to have solid interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups.

*Demonstrated proficiency at the intermediate level with Microsoft Office products (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

*Candidate should have experience working with the LGBT community.

*Experience with online recruitment of research participants.


*Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision with diverse teams of people in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner.

*Experience with reporting software and interpreting analysis.

*Demonstrated project, time management and relationship building skills.

*Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills with analytical and critical thinking skills.

*Demonstrated ability to work well under time constraints and meet deadlines.

*Ability to serve diverse populations.

*Candidate must demonstrate a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness.

*Experience in designing advertisements for recruiting participants is preferred.

*Ability to promote the School of Nursing’s Declaration of Values to Empower each other to interrupt or disrupt disrespect; Practice communication that is beneficial, kind and true; Inspire and be inspired by our members’ worth, significance and integrity; Cultivate respect for ourselves and others routinely, publicly and privately.

Work Schedule

Shift/Hours/Days: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; may include some occasional weekend and/or evening hours.

Additional Information


Supervision is received from the PI.

This is a term-limited position due to salary funded on a grant.

The School of Nursing seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan that extends world-wide, to fulfill the School’s strategic plan, and to sustain the excellence of the School of Nursing.

To learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion visit:

Please visit for more information about the School.

Salary:  The target salary range for this position is up to a maximum of $45,000 per year due to salary funded on a grant. The actual salary determined will be based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate and may be less than the maximum. We encourage all interested parties apply.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Contact Information

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Rob Stephenson at  

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.