This position supports the creation and dissemination of scholarly work by the faculty of the Department of Family Medicine. Within this role, the major responsibility is to support the faculty in their academic, technical, and scientific professional writing. Assignments are diverse requiring originality and the ability to apply broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedure in the completion of writing projects. Requires an understanding of the underlying principles of a theoretical or scientific discipline and the ability to apply those principles in carrying out projects and completing work. .
Additional responsibilities to be developed over time require the ability to assist in the management of projects. This person must effectively work independently
Ability to apply broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedure in the completion of writing projects.
Assist in the development of educational, research, clinical, and quality improvement projects within the department that are also intended to be presented or disseminated as scholarly work. This includes working with the responsible faculty, residents, and/or fellows in all phases of the projects including but not limited to planning, project development, project management, data collection and synthesis, presentation and dissemination of work.
Serve as a resource, regarding research support services offered by UM, particularly at the med school, MICHR, IHPI, IRB. Be able to facilitate meaningful connections and hand-offs as appropriate.
Co-mentor, with the ability to identify a good research question, development of solid design, and development of realistic project goals. Complete comprehensive literature search and reviews for manuscripts and grants.
Create endnote libraries, perform scholarly editing of manuscripts, (beyond grammar), ability to write content, create reference section, and the ability to complete online submission of manuscripts.
Master's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience in project design, management and professional writing.
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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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