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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 Ganesh Lab is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Clinical Subjects Coordinator to join our team that studies the genetics of vascular diseases in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Michigan Medicine/University of Michigan.  The selected individual will support all aspects of clinical research including participant recruitment, consenting, clinic and research visit coordination, and, data and sample collection and management that include key collaborations with the Department of Surgery.  The Clinical Subjects Coordinator will also participate in our efforts to streamline processes and enhance online capabilities for recruiting, consenting participants, and managing clinical and biospecimen data.

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
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Identify, screen, and consent participants from clinics and practice groups from across Michigan Medicine
  • Coordinate the collection, processing, and storage of blood, saliva, tissue, and other biological specimens
  • Collect research data from patients and clinical staff, and through medical chart review
  • Track participants and maintain accurate and detailed study records
  • Enter and manage research data for participants into research databases
  • Follow up with participants as needed to obtain biological specimens, complete participant/family questionnaires, and clinic visit coordination
  • Assist with Institutional Review Board (IRB) activities including study/protocol development, amendments and annual continuing reviews
  • Participate in activities to streamline processes and enhance capabilities for recruiting, consenting participants and managing clinical research data
  • Responsibilities for this position may evolve to match changing needs and priorities

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in a health-related field
  • Demonstrated clinical research experience
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and collaboratively with researchers, faculty, patients and families in a dynamic work environment in a diplomatic and effective manner
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to work well under time constraints to meet deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with handling biological samples
  • Experience with IRB applications and regulatory affairs
  • Experience with REDCap, LabVantage, MiChart/EPIC
  • Understanding of HIPAA rules/regulations and all other federal, local and University guidelines for biomedical research

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.