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The School of Nursing seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan that extends world-wide, to fulfill the School’s strategic plan, and to sustain the excellence of the School of Nursing.
The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN) is seeking a Research Area Specialist Intermediate/Associate to assist the faculty Principal Investigator (PI) through the coordination and implementation of various aspects of research projects to achieve each projects goals, including the study: Feasibility and Pilot Testing of the TELL Tool Among Gamete and Embryo Donation Recipient Parents. This is a full-time, term-limited position.
Manage research projects as appropriate. Write Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications. Maintain list of all projects and work with appropriate timelines, resources and escalation as needed. Project management activities may include, but are not limited to data collection (interviews, survey data, etc.), analysis and presentation; development of timelines and budgets; follow-up on project deliverables; development of process documentation; and determination of project schedules.
Assist with regulatory procedures such as protocol review and IRB submissions.
Collect and manage data (interviews, survey data, etc.) /monitor data collection, cleaning and analysis.
Collect, record, clean, and assist in analyzing of data.
Assist the PI in the development of proposals for research and obtaining support for new and/or continued research activities.
Assist with writing and editing articles and reports for publication on research program.
Assist the PI in planning and preparing presentations of research findings.
Assist in development and implementation of recruitment strategies.
Assist the PI in the development and maintenance of social media related to the research program.
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 received from the Principal Investigator (PI).
Education and Experience:
Intermediate Level: A Bachelor’s degree in nursing, social work, psychology, public health or other related field is required. Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of four (4) to five (5) years of work experience in a clinical research-related field is required.
Associate Level: A Bachelor’s degree in nursing, social work, psychology, public health or other related field is required. Master’s degree preferred .A minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of work experience in a clinical research-related field is required.
Demonstrated proficiency at the advanced level with writing, editing and Microsoft Office products (including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Demonstrated experience with various software used for interpreting qualitative and/or quantitative analysis is preferred.
Knowledge of medical and research terminology.
Experience with recruitment of research participants.
Candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills, with the ability to receive and convey information clearly and concisely.
Demonstrated advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products (including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); expertise with reporting software and interpreting analysis.
A high degree of initiative and resourcefulness.
Desire to assist modern families.
Must reliably manage responsibilities effectively to meet deadlines.
Demonstrated project time management and relationship-building skills.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision with diverse teams of people in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner.
Ability to set priorities, handle multiple assignments, and display excellent judgment while operating in a flexible and professional manner. Strong ability to multitask and remain focused is essential.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and maximum collaboration in a team environment.
Working knowledge of applicable University policies and procedures including IRB applications preferred.
Ability to promote the School of Nursing’s Declaration of Values to Empower each other to interrupt or disrupt disrespect; Practice communication that is beneficial, kind and true; Inspire and be inspired by our members’ worth, significance and integrity; Cultivate respect for ourselves and others routinely, publicly and privately.
This position may be under filled at the Research Area Specialist Associate level classification.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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