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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 Program for Clinical Research in Dermatology (PCRiD) is seeking an experienced, positive, highly motivated, organized, autonomous individual with excellent communication and multi-tasking skills to join our growing research team. The Clinical Research Coordinator will work with principal investigators and other research team members to accurately and efficiently carry out a range of tasks associated with a variety of dermatology clinical research studies. The characteristic duties and responsibilities of this position may evolve over time to match changing needs and priorities. 

    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.


    he Clinical Research Coordinator position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Screen, recruit, provide informed consent, and enroll participants according to protocol for clinical studies.
    • Schedule and coordinate participants study visits or work with Neurology scheduler to set-up study visits.
    • Directly interact with subjects in a clinic setting including subject interviews, administering survey instruments, etc. May include assisting with skin biopsies.
    • Track and monitor participants’ condition and test results during the course of clinical studies. Relay relevant results to the clinical team.
    • Collect and record participants study-related data.
    • Collect, process, label, store, and ship bio-specimens for clinical studies.
    • Ensure all study related documentation is completed accurately with quality and in a timely fashion per sponsor requirements. May require data entry into both electronic and paper case report forms.
    • Manage regulatory requirements including IRB submissions in eResearch Regulatory Management system, collection of essential regulatory documents, execution of study protocol, and preparation for sponsor monitoring visits.
    • Perform medical chart reviews.
    • Review billing calendars and study budgets to ensure appropriate care designations and costs for clinical studies.
    • Work with administrative staff to ensure appropriate billing for study-related care.
    • Design source documents, recruitment materials, and other relevant study documents for clinical studies.
    • Attend investigator meetings as a study team member and participate in recruitment strategies to enhance subject awareness of studies and boost subject participation.
    • Attend training at sponsor site(s) or during investigator meetings.
    • Work collaboratively with PCRiD team members, including training, mentoring, cross-covering for other studies when needed, and attending staff meetings.
    • Assist research team in generation of presentations, abstracts, posters and manuscripts.
    • Perform general office and administrative duties related to clinical studies.
    • Other duties deemed necessary to maintain the smooth operation of Dermatology clinical studies.

    Required Qualifications*

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study and/or equivalent experience in a health sciences discipline
    • Professional demeanor and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point)
    • Confident and highly motivated with excellent multi-tasking ability and record-keeping skills.
    • Outstanding organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail.
    • Strong ability to work independently, exercising good judgement, with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to function with diverse teams of people in a diplomatic, collaborative, and effective manner.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to adhere to established timelines to accomplish tasks.
    • Demonstrated ability to learn and use new skills quickly and effectively.
    • Able to maintain data confidentiality and participant/subject/patient privacy.
    • Excellent attendance record and strong work ethic.
    • Understanding of ICH-GCP guidelines, OHRP, HIPAA, and FDA regulations

    Desired Qualifications*

    • Master’s degree
    • At least 2 years’ research experience with federally-sponsored and/or industry-sponsored clinical studies, including direct interaction with patients in a patient care setting or outpatient clinic
    • Some familiarity with REDCap, OnCore, Epic, MiCHART, and eResearch applications
    • IRB/regulatory experience

    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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