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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.  The contact information of 3 work-related references is required as well.

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.

Job Summary

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology has an immediate need for a full time Clinical Research Coordinator to oversee ongoing Observational and interventional studies in Alcoholic liver disease, liver transplantation and clinical trials in drug induced liver injury patients under the supervision of the PI and in conjunction with other study team members. Studies are sponsored by the NIH and Industry.  Additional studies investigating genetic susceptibility factors to adverse drug reactions are anticipated as well as interfacing with individuals in the Precision Medicine and Data direct offices.  The Clinical Research Coordinator will directly report to 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.

Responsibilities*

  • Inputting and managing data into CRF's, scheduling appointments. Regular phone and e-mail contact with faculty, external parties, administrative personnel and direct contact with research patients. 
  • Filing and maintaining research and regulatory documents, verbal and written correspondence with external parties including IRB, and maintaining a freezer repository of serum samples. 
  • Participating in meetings with the data coordinating center, biorepository and attending steering committee meetings as well.
  • Overseeing billing, reimbursement and budgets of study including supplies, travel, and outreach activities
  • Developing and maintaining an electronic listserve of external physician collaborators and generating a bimonthly newsletter on DILI to assist with recruitment.
  • Completing applications and forms to access Data Direct and Precision Medicine databases to assist with subject recruitment.
  • Interfacing with laboratory collaborators and insuring timely and accurate completion of transfer of biospecimens with internal and external parties
  • Overseeing all activities with CTSU and MCRU partners. 

Required Qualifications*

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a biomedical sciences related field.
  • An extensive knowledge of regulatory, budget, sponsor and administrative issues in conducting NIH and industry studies is required along with a minimum of 1 year experience working in a clinical or biological research operation, or minimum 1 year of combined experience in both disciplines. 
  • Background in a medical field and knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Must have outstanding organizational and communication skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • The ability to prioritize task is essential.
  • Excellent computer and IT skills are essential, must be well versed in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel spreadsheets, etc.

Desired Qualifications*

Additional certification in Clinical Research strongly preferred (SOCRA) as well as potential Masters level degree in biomedical sciences. Knowledge of University of Michigan IRB application process, previous interaction with Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) team and clinical trials office highly desirable.

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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