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We are currently seeking a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to assist the study team in the conduct of clinical research activities for a federally-funded clinical trial evaluating the benefits of a non-medication treatment for insomnia (cognitive behavioral therapy [CBT]) in people with alcohol use disorder. The Coordinator will oversee collection and management of patient and sleep laboratory data for this NIAAA-funded randomized controlled trial. Primary responsibilities will include recruitment, screening, and scheduling of potential study participants; coordinating all study visits consistent with the approved study protocol and with oversight of day-to-day operation of the project; collecting and entering/managing data into appropriate systems for future analysis; managing study regulatory requirements; assisting with budget management; and managing other research staff.
The primary responsibilities of the Clinical Research Coordinator will include, but are not limited to:
Managing participant enrollment and follow-up using protocols established with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and recruitment sites. Track recruitment efforts in database.
Managing research assistant and study therapists. Serve as the liaison between staff and investigators. Coordinate communication among investigators, study team(s), and key stakeholders (e.g., scheduling and leading team meetings)
Helping to manage budget to reflect participant payments, personnel effort, and other expenditures
Managing IRB continuing renewals and submit ORIOs and adverse events to the IRB as necessary. Manage all regulatory issues related to the study and as required by NIH.
Maintaining and managing official study records using databases and shared folders
Conducting literature searches and reviews; assist with preparation of manuscripts and grant applications
Candidates for this position must possess a bachelor's degree in psychology or related field or equivalent in clinical research. A minimum of 3 years of experience in clinical research with human subjects is required, along with experience conducting a randomized controlled trial and managing regulatory protocols.
The candidate for this position must be able to: (1) work well independently; (2) work flexible hours to accommodate recruitment needs of participants; (3) demonstrate a strong ability to establish rapport with individuals at all levels across multiple fields; and (4) demonstrate a strong ability to keep accurate and detailed project records. Candidates must also possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, excellent time management skills, and good knowledge and facility with standard computer software packages (e.g., Microsoft Office, Adobe)
Candidates must have access to their own reliable transportation. This will be a full-time position located at University of Michigan and will require some evenings/weekends. Some travel may be required.
Proficiency with multiple levels of project management, including managing budgets, hiring and supervising personnel, managing work relationships, and developing and managing databases. Prior proficiency with clinical research in substance use/alcohol use preferred. Preferred proficiency in all aspects of data management and results reporting. Experience with more advanced software packages (MATLAB, SAS, SPSS) and data platforms (e.g., RedCap, MiChart, OnCore) also desirable.
Daytime hours, but hours will need to be flexible to accommodate participant recruitment needs. Some evening and weekend work hours required.
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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.
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