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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 project manager will work with the PI to establish operational objectives and will have oversight of clinical research projects, ensuring they are completed within specifications to a high level. Duties include participation in protocol evaluation, managing IRB submission and renewals, budget/billing calendar, screening/enrollment, trial execution, compliance, and adverse event reporting.   Additional participation in Network activities will include regular conference calls, interaction with other Michigan centers and periodic meetings.

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


  • Conduct of externally funded, multi-center Critical Care clinical trials, including cutting edge COVID trials within the NHLBI PETAL (Prevention and Early Treatment of Acute Lung Injury) and ACTT networks.
  • Engagement and ownership through the clinical trials process, including the initial regulatory phase through execution and closeout
  • Contribute as a key member of a multidisciplinary Critical Care collaboration
  • Support regulatory efforts and facilitate research projects for faculty and fellows in the Division of Acute Care Surgery. 
  • A commitment to excellence in clinical research is essential

Candidate must be dynamic and self-motivated, looking to work in conjunction with the Acute and Critical Care Trials Support Unit.  This position will be part of a team working to establish 24/7 coverage of trials within the ACCTN.  Flexible scheduling is a requirement to accomplish this goal. 

The strong candidate will demonstrate commitment to excellence in clinical research, adhering to appropriate standards and guidelines and exceptional organizational skills.  As a member of a high-functioning team, the individual must have the ability to make independent decisions, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities.   Candidate must be able to work in Acute Care environment and with federally funded Intensive Care Unit clinical trials.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelors of Science degree or equivalent professional degree and documented 3-5 years clinical research experience.  Proficient use of computers and applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, EndNote, University systems (MiChart, MBect) Commitment to excellence in research.

Desired Qualifications*

SOCRA certification.  The PI will support maintenance of certification.  Prior experience with laboratory administration and finance.  Knowledge of and experience with UMHS basic research, ULAM and UCUCA policies and procedures.   

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.