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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

This position is being created to manage a research database for adult hematological cancers (HemCaRe Database: Hematological Cancer Research Database). This retrospective database is maintained for research related activities of the faculty and staff interested in hematological malignancies.

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.



The Research Assistant will be expected to perform the following functions with diminishing oversight of senior members of the Hematological Malignancies Database management team/assigned mentor: Abstract data from electronic medical records and enter in to other databases such as RedCap. Acquire proficiency in database management and demonstrate ability to learn and implement acquired knowledge. Communicate clearly and adhere to timelines for data entry. Cooperate and support the team for achieving milestones in the HemCaRe Database. Identify and addresses discrepancies in the data collection process.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in experience. Reasonable knowledge of Medical Terminology. Proficient user of Microsoft office applications.

Desired Qualifications*

Previous experience in Health Sciences/Healthcare. Previous data management experience a plus. Experience with MiChart and extremely comfortable with navigating the University of Michigan Health System electronic health records. Reasonable knowledge of University Health System policies and procedures. PEERS certification and HIPAA training a plus. Previous knowledge of hematological malignancies a plus.

Additional Information

This is a good position for medical school aspirants who want to take a gap year.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.