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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 Research Compliance Specialist in the Oncology Clinical Trial Support Unit (O-CTSU) providing operational and administrative support for the clinical research oversight committees and protocol development support to faculty and 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
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


Protocol Review Committee Administration

  • Work with manager to administratively manage the Protocol Review Committee. Review applications and amendment submissions for cancer clinical research studies. Ensure protocols contain the minimum standard requirements for committee review. Establish meeting agendas, record meeting minutes, and provide committee outcome notifications. Maintain accurate tracking systems for committee activities. Maintain audit files. Provide customer service to faculty investigators, committee members, and staff.

Other Committee Administration

  • Provide administrative and operational support as needed for the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee and Scientific Progress Review Subcommittee. Review monitoring reports. Establish meeting agendas and provide committee outcome notifications. Manage investigator correspondence. Maintain accurate tracking systems for committee activities.

Protocol Editing Support

  • Review and edit content for cancer clinical research protocols. Ensure protocols contain the minimum standard requirements for institutional partners.

Ad hoc projects and other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 years of professional experience in research compliance oversight and/or research.
  • Knowledge of research regulations and best practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritizing multiple tasks to meet deadlines.

Desired Qualifications*

  • ACRP, SoCRA, or CIP Certification preferred.

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.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  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.