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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.

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.


The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is seeking a qualified candidate for the full-time position of Clinical Subjects Coordinator. Duties include screening for eligible subjects, recruiting in the Medical Procedures Unit, in clinic (Cancer Center and General Gastroenterology/Hepatology), and over the phone.  The coordinator will be administering questionnaires, collecting/processing/shipping samples, working on IRB applications, manually recording data, and entering data into an electronic database. The position will work with internal investigators as well as industry sponsors. Candidate must feel comfortable approaching and communicating with patients during all stages of study participation, including explaining research protocols, fielding questions, and monitoring participation throughout the duration of each study. Must be willing to handle and manage specimens including stool, blood, and tissue. Candidate may have to participate in and attend procedures and must be comfortable doing so. Must be flexible in schedule in order to recruit and collect samples at patient appointments.  Candidate will be responsible for following GCP, FDA, and other applicable regulations.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in a life science is required.  Employment experience with direct patient interaction is required (>1 year).  Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, work well independently and in a team, and be able to effectively multi-task.  Professional attire is required.  Meticulous attention to detail, ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time and data are crucial skills for this position, as this position will support multiple studies.  Must have experience working with standard computer software (Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, databases). This position works on-site and is not home-based.

Desired Qualifications*

Previous experience in working with patients in clinical trials or research studies is desired. Experience with clinical/hospital data systems is preferred. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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.


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COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.