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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

We seek a flexible, detail-oriented candidate to join our research team.  The ideal candidate would have previous experience supporting research activities and have interest in women’s health, health services research, and/or mental health and substance use disorders. This role supports the logistical management of multiple studies, including but not limited to IRB submissions/amendments, drafting quarterly and annual reports, data use agreements, assisting with funding submissions, and overseeing communication and dissemination activities. This candidate will be an integral part of our research team, reporting to the research program manager. 


  • Work with administrative units to procure supplies, process invoices, and with tracking and monitoring of study expenditures.
  • Assist with all IRB submissions (including amendments, AE/ORIO, SCR, etc).
  • Assist with Data Use Agreement and other research contracts.
  • Schedule meetings, share agendas, and take/share meeting minutes.
  • Develop and lead communication strategies, initiatives, and activities with support from the PI and program manager.  This includes dissemination via press release and social media platforms.  
  • Various duties as needed

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree/equivalent or higher
  • 4-5 years of research related experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Willingness to be flexible in a dynamic work environment
  • Previous experience with IRB submissions
  • Ability to work in a team, as well as independently
  • High attention to detail

Desired Qualifications*

  • Previous experience in managing research communications activities
  • Working with a variety of stakeholders and collaborators at all levels, across and within departments
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the activities of concurrent research projects

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

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.  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.


The University of Michigan participates with the federal EVerify system.  Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR EVerify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the EVerify system.  This position is identified as a position that may include the EVerify requirement.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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