The College of Pharmacy is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join our team led by 3 innovative faculty Principal Investigators (PIs) from the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Sciences. We conduct research combining technology, data, and clinical interventions to improve quality and safety in the medication use process. The successful candidate will work directly with PIs and key members to draft grant proposals, write peer-review manuscripts, document project timeline/goals, and manage the day-to-day operations of multiple funded research projects.
Organize, manage, and coordinate project teams and team meetings
Assist PI in development of grant proposals and manuscripts, including proposals for new and/or continued research activities.
Assist PI in planning and preparation of presentations of research findings, including writing and editing reports and articles for publication.
Conduct literature searches and review and summarizing the medical literature on specific topics.
Oversee and be involved in data collection, analysis and presentation.
Development of working protocols, questionnaires, and data collection tools.
Collection of data in the field directly from patients or chart reviews of electronic records.
Data management tasks such as creating tracking databases (e.g. in excel or REDCap programs), and entering and cleaning data.
Coordinate efforts among interdisciplinary teams of research personnel, including training, assignment of tasks, and ensuring adherence to project timeline and standards.
Travel to select participating sites to train on-site personnel and monitor for procedural fidelity.
Ensure that all human subject protections are in place including IRB and HIPAA regulations.
Develop timelines and project schedules to ensure on-time completion.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed and are not an exhaustive list of all associated responsibilities. Supervision is provided by PIs.
Education and Experience:
3-5 years of program management experience in a research setting
Developing, preparing, and submitting grant proposals for the consideration of state and federal agencies and private foundations, including developing grant budget proposals.
Drafting and editing manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication.
Data collection methods and survey research.
Quantitative data management and processing (e.g., R, Python, SQL).
Associates degree with 10+ years of relevant experience, Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years relevant experience, or Master’s degree with 1+ year of experience in relevant field of study.
Ability to work on multiple tasks in both a team environment and independently.
Previous supervisory experience, excellent communication, both oral and written, and interpersonal skills.
Candidate must have excellent communication skills, with the ability to receive and convey information clearly and concisely for various mediums.
Enjoys reading peer-review literature, maintaining a reference database, and extracting key pieces of information.
Enjoys writing and editing technical literature with affinity for synthesizing and translating, sometimes dense, material into clear and simple language.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with an ongoing attention to detail required.
Strong leadership skills, including ability to organize and motivate a diverse and multi-talented team towards success.
Knack for staying organized when working on multiple projects simultaneously.
High degree of initiative and resourcefulness.
Excellent verbal communication and other interpersonal skills.
Experience submitting to and working on National Institutes of Health and other federally/privately funded granting agencies.
Ability to handle multiple assignments and deadlines and display excellent judgment.
Hours: 40 Hours
Shift/Hours/Days: Monday through Friday; may include some occasional weekend and/or evening hours.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 169534
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