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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 University of Michigan Flint Neuropathy Study is seeking a positive, highly motivated, organized individual with excellent communication skills to join our research team as a Clinical Subjects Associate. In conjunction with Hurley Medical Center, our research group studies the burden and causes of neuropathy among Flint residents. The Clinical Subjects Associate will work with principal investigators, clinic staff at Hurley Medical Center and University of Michigan, and other research team members to accurately and efficiently carry out a range of tasks associated with a variety of neuropathy studies. The hours are 40 hours per week based in Flint, Michigan.

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*

  • Screen, recruit, provide informed consent, and enroll participants according to a research protocol.
  • Schedule and coordinate participants study visits.
  • Collect primary data (e.g., administer questionnaires, perform medical chart reviews, conduct interviews, complete basic neurologic exams after training).
  • Ensure study-related documentation is completed accurately and in a timely fashion. Data entry will be into both electronic and paper forms.
  • May require training in venipuncture.
  • Liaison with community and hospital partners.
  • Prepare documents for data use agreements and Institutional Review Board applications.

Educational Value of the Position:

· This position will allow the candidate to develop experience in clinical and health services research. In particular, the position will enable the candidate to gain skills in project implementation, regulatory and administrative tasks associated with grant-supported research.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, health science, health education, social science or other related field.
  • Proficiency in the PC environment and with programs including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience using e-Research Regulatory Management system, Epic/MiChart, RedCap, or comparable platforms.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Superb interpersonal skills and professional demeanor.
  • Strong ability to work independently, exercising good judgement, with minimal supervision as measured by interview, references, and performance evaluations.
  • Ability to function with diverse teams of people in a diplomatic, collaborative, and effective manner.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a demonstrated ability to learn and use new skills quickly and effectively.
  • Ability to maintain data confidentiality and participant/subject/patient privacy.
  • Excellent attendance record and strong work ethic.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree in public health, health science, health education, social science (MPH, MS, or equivalent) or other related field preferred.
  • 1-2 years of research experience.
  • A working knowledge of medical terminology and assessment of laboratory values.
  • Up-to-date responsible conduct of research certification through CITI, HIPAA, and PEERRS, or the ability to complete training upon hire.
  • A strong commitment to health equity.

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.