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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 will serve as a Clinical Subjects Associate in the Oncology Clinical Trial Support Unit (O-CTSU) - providing entry level administration & coordination support to research teams for the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center - an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). We are among the top-ranked national programs in research and patient care with members holding $120M in annual direct research funding. Our mission is to reduce the cancer burden and improve cancer outcomes through research, innovation and transdisciplinary collaboration. With the Oncology CTSU, you will join a diverse team of 150 clinical research professionals dedicated in moving this mission forward through cutting-edge early phase trials to practice-changing phase III. As a team member, we will invest in your education, training, career development and certification. We also offer a variety of specialized roles and growth opportunities to fit your desired career path and goals. People want MichiganAnswers™. Help discover them.

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


This position will be part of CRG (Clinic Research Group) within Oncology CTSU (Clinical Trials Support Unit). This position will assist Research Nurses & Coordinators within the CRG group in the conduct of Clinical trials in inpatient and outpatient settings. It will provide administrative support and coordination on multiple projects that support research teams in the conduct of clinical research projects in the Cancer Center.

A significant part of this job will be to help with inpatient studies & will require schedule flexibility. Under the supervision of the Research Nurse will be responsible for ordering study specific lab work per study & department protocols, collecting & managing lab data, following up on abnormal findings. Responsibilities include vitals monitoring, performing ECGs & possibly blood draws. Training will be provided to perform these tasks.

Assists with entering required information into databases and e-tools in a timely fashion to meet department needs and ensure timely processing of study requirements. Helps Research Coordinators and Research Nurses with any tasks required for research patients and research studies. Provides support to the Manager and the Clinic Research Group.

Works closely with staff and research teams to ensure/document, regulatory and safety reporting compliance. Accurately and precisely complies with designated research protocol requirements, ensuring compliance with SPGs, GCPs, FDA, ICH and IRB regulations/guidelines/policies.

Assists with activity such as specimen collection, managing specimen kits, obtaining signatures, and delivering/collecting equipment and documents requiring weekly trips between sites. Activities include scanning research documents into MiChart and shared folders and anything else needed to support Clinical Research.

Required Qualifications*

  • High School Degree.

  • Basic understanding of clinical trials or scientific research support and management is needed.

  • Must possess IT proficiency, database experience, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrates the ability to thrive in a dynamic fast paced team environment but also able to work independently.

  • Flexible and willing/able to work with a variety of teams, physicians and fellow staff members in a team oriented environment to accomplish the research goals of the Oncology- Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU).

  • Demonstrate strong organizational and interpersonal skills with exceptional attention to detail and willingness to contribute in a team environment.

  • Driver's License is a requirement.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Associate Degree

  • Previous experience with Epic, MiChart

  • Experience as an MA or phlebotomist

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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