Data Manager

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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.


The Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center is seeking a highly skilled Data Manager for an exciting and cutting-edge large cohort study at the University of Michigan. Join our dynamic and interdisciplinary team of experts in Allergy, Immunology, Epidemiology, and Genetics as we investigate the pathogenesis of food allergy and other allergic conditions.

As a Data Manager, you will play a pivotal role from the study's inception, shaping the data collection and procedures. We are looking for a candidate who can lead our data management autonomously within a large team-based science initiative. This is an exceptional opportunity to leverage your expertise and contribute to groundbreaking research.

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.

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


  • Spearhead the maintenance of study databases, skillfully integrating data from diverse sources to ensure comprehensive and accurate records.
  • Establish state-of-the-art standard operating procedures for data cleaning, storage, and reproducibility, adhering to the highest levels of scientific rigor.
  • Utilize advanced data visualization techniques to generate compelling visual representations, reports, and manuscripts that effectively communicate study findings.
  • Take charge of data access and sharing among collaborative partners
  • Take an active role in editing study protocols and IRB applications, ensuring compliance with protocols, adherence to best clinical research practices, and alignment with federal, local, and University guidelines.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in a recognized field of science or learning which is directly related to the duties of the position is required.
  • 5-6 years of related experience
  • Master's or doctorate degree in a relevant field (e.g., Computer Science, Data Science, Bioinformatics) is highly desired
  • Proficiency in SAS and/or R coding languages; experience with RedCap databases 
  • Strong analytical skills, capable of interpreting complex data sets and generating meaningful insights.
  • Proven experience in data visualization and report generation using modern tools and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements in clinical research, including IRB protocols and guidelines.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with large cohort studies.
  • Experience with EPIC electronic medical records.

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.