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The Prenatal Stress Study is looking for an enthusiastic and articulate recruitment coordinator to join our team. This study researches the impact of stress during pregnancy on maternal and infant health and relationships. This person is responsible for conducting all recruitment activities for the study. The person in this role will work with both research sites in Ann Arbor and Detroit and will require some travel throughout Southeast Michigan. As an integral part of our team, this person will work closely with research coordinators and project manager to complete study activities. This is a grant funded term limited appointment for approximately one year unless further funding is procured.
Review participant eligibility from existing registries and websites
Establish and maintain relationships with obstetric clinics and other community groups who work with pregnant women to recruit research participants
Work directly in clinic or other waiting rooms to talk with women about participating, contact potential participants to discuss enrollment and screen for eligibility
Schedule initial research appointment
Assist with data collection and scheduling
Potentially supervise and train student research assistants
Flexibility in schedule is required with availability for some evening and weekend hours
Exemplary communication skills both written and verbal, and most especially over the phone
Flexibility and ability to work in diverse settings with diverse populations
Previous research experience including recruitment, work with women and children or interest in women and infant mental health is a plus.
Typically Monday - Friday with potential evening and weekend hours.
This is a grant funded term limited appointment for approximately one year unless further funding is procured.
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