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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

The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes (MEND) is seeking a full-time team member who will collaborate on a multicenter study focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on people with new-onset diabetes or established diabetes and acute metabolic complications.  This individual will provide support to the project manager, Laura McEwen, and the principal investigators, Meng Tan and William Herman, and will be primarily responsible for abstracting data from the patients’ medical records and entering data into a data collection form.  The desired candidate will have experience with Data Direct and MiChart.

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.

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 30,000 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
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities


  • Primary data collection including using two University of Michigan platforms, Data Direct and MiChart
  • Maintaining patient database in the Dendrite (King’s College London) data capture system
  • Data entry and data management
  • Adherence to research procedures/protocols
  • Other duties as assigned or required for the aforementioned research project

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, statistics, public heath, or related field.  Applications will also be accepted from physicians.
  • 5 years of experience in a related field
  • Proficiency in working with MiChart and Data Direct, working knowledge of Microsoft office programs (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access),
  • Knowledge of medical and research terminology and familiarity with diabetes and associated comorbidities and lab tests
  • Understanding of the issues of confidentiality and privacy in the conduct of research
  • Must be attentive to detail, well organized, and able to work independently

Additional Information

This is a one year term limited position with the possibility of extension. Extension will be based on the availability of funding and performance.

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.