Clinical Research Coord Assoc

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Summary

This position is in the Section of Plastic Surgery in the Michigan Center for Hand Outcomes and Innovative Research (MCHOIR). The team consists of nearly 30 members, including faculty, fellows, research staff, and students. MCHOIR staff perform a wide array of clinical and health services research. Primary methodologies include decision analyses, large database studies, and clinical trials.

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 Work at Michigan?

Being part of something greater, of serving a larger mission of discovery and care that's the heart of what drives people to work at Michigan. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. It's adding a purpose to your profession. Work at Michigan and become a victor for the greater good.

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

Responsibilities*

  • Assist in writing clinical research grants and protocols
  • Collecting and managing data for clinical research projects
  • Familiarity with administrative data, statistical programming and analysis, SAS, Stata and R packages.
  • Screens and has oversight for the recruitment of subjects, collects, processes and analyzes data, and manage full- and part-time research assistants.
  • Assists in the reporting of results and writing manuscripts for publication.

Independent knowledge, skills, and abilities within all 8 competency domains is expected:

  1. Scientific Concepts and Research Design
  2. Ethical Participant Safety Considerations
  3. Investigational Products Development and Regulation
  4. Clinical Study Operations (GCPs)
  5. Study and Site Management
  6. Data Management and Informatics
  7. Leadership and Professionalism
  8. Communication and Teamwork

Supervision Received: This position reports directly to (a CRC-Lead, CRC-Project Manager, a unit Administrator, Director, or Faculty Principal Investigator)

Supervision Exercised: None

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelors degree in Health Science or an equivalent combination of related education and experience is necessary. 
  • Certification is required through Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or Society of Clinical Research Association (SOCRA) as a Certified Clinical Research Professionals (CCRP) or equivalent. Candidates must be eligible to register or take the exam at date of hire and the certification must be completed or passed etc. within six months of date of hire. (Please review eligibility criteria from SoCRA or ACRP prior to applying)
  • Minimum 2 years of directly related experience in clinical research and clinical trials is necessary. (Please review SOCRAs definition of a Clinical Research Professional for qualifying experience prior to applying.)
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong writing ability are required.
  • Knowledge of IRB research applications and amendments
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point and citation management.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, preferably Epidemiology, Biostatistics
  • 4+ years of direct related experience
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong writing ability are required.
  • Knowledge of IRB research applications and amendments
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point and citation management.

Work Schedule

The work schedule will be Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm.  This position will first be full time in the office at NCRC, with the ability in the future to go hybrid. You will be working in Dr. Chung lab and under his supervision.

Additional Information

Michigan Medicine is firmly committed to advancing inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, and belonging, which are core to the culture and values of the Medical School Office of Research. Our community supports recruiting and cultivating a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and the world. We strive to create a work culture where each team member feels respected, valued, and safe. 

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.