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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

This full time position provides research support to multiple federally-funded grant programs: 1) Transforming Youth Suicide Prevention in Michigan-3 (TYSP-MI3  and 2) Preventing Suicide in Michigan Men (PRiSMM) which are state-wide implementation projects focused on reducing rates of suicide using a comprehensive public health approach; and 3) 24-Hour Warning Signs for Adolescent Suicide Attempts.


  • Assist in the implementation of evaluation protocols including data collection, coding/scoring, data entry, and database management 
  • Track, enter, monitor, and follow-up on data collection using a variety of software systems and tracking spreadsheets (e.g., Qualtrics, SPSS, Google Sheets, Excel)
  • Request, monitor, and distribute participant incentives
  • Provide administrative support
  • Assist with the completion and maintenance of IRB requirements 
  • Assist with scholarly/dissemination tasks (e.g., literature searches,  table and figure creation, references, PowerPoint presentations)
  • Assist with quarterly and annual reports

Required Qualifications*

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree and research experience.

Candidates for this position must: 

(1) Be able to work independently but also within a team

(2) Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, motivation, initiative, and problem-solving abilities

(3) have excellent communication skills

Desired Qualifications*

Degree in public health, psychology, or social work is desired; Relevant research experience. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Interest in public health approaches to prevention, working within communities, implementation science.

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday with potential occasional evening and weekend

Work Locations

Rachel Upjohn Building, Ann Arbor

Additional Information

This is a time-limited regular appointment. Grant will end on 6/30/2024. At the end of the term, the appointment will terminate and will not be elgible for Reduction in Force (RIF) benefits.

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.