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A cover letter and resume are required for consideration of this position.  In the cover letter, please address your specific interest and outline skills and experience directly related to this position.

Job Summary

The Division of Rheumatology’s Scleroderma Program is seeking to add a Clinical Subjects Coordinator to lend their knowledge to our research team and to assist with program project coordination of a variety of drug trials, investigator initiated clinical studies, and NIH funded trials.  Candidate with at least 1-2 years of experience in conducting clinical, pharmaceutical trials is preferred but not required

This is NOT a lab position.

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


Responsibilities include oversight of clinical projects and responsibility for ensuring that the following activities are completed within specifications for the program, including operational objectives and assignments: 

  • Screening and recruiting patients for clinical and translational research studies
  • IRB submissions and regulatory management
  • Data entry and management including developing a process to ensure timeliness and accuracy of data capture and reporting
  • Formulate CRF’s and other relevant study documents for multiple ongoing studies
  • Coordinate subject recruitment and ensure that up to date patient tracking records are kept for multiple ongoing studies while maintaining audit readiness
  • Prepping/organization of clinical trial binders and kits for patient visits. Including management of inventory for laboratory kits. Assistance with miscellaneous activities for research protocols
  • Work with other units on outsourced aspects of projects
  • Back up for the projects led by other coordinators
  • Specimen collection and tracking
  • Scleroderma, RA and Gout clinic support. 3-4 half days in clinics at Taubman Center and Briarwood

Required Qualifications*

Highly motivated, organized, autonomous person with excellent multi-tasking ability and record-keeping skills. Must have a strong attention to detail with the ability to function in a team environment. High level communications skills are required for this position.

Preference will be given to those candidates with a background in life/health science or professional certification from an accredited program. Particular interest will be paid to those with prior job experience working and interacting with patients in a direct patient care setting or outpatient clinic. The candidate must feel comfortable working with patients and have previous experience in communicating scientific/technical language to lay persons.  Extensive knowledge of U of M systems and  Microsoft Office.

Desired Qualifications*

Professional demeanor and good interpersonal skills.  Ability to work and communicate with a multidisciplinary team of physicians, scientists, nurses and medical assistants in an outpatient/inpatient clinical setting.  A working knowledge of medical terminology and assessment of laboratory values.  Ability to multi-task and sustain a high level of organization while working with several research studies. Previous experience working in a medical setting, specifically the field of rheumatology and/or autoimmunity is 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.