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The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan is seeking a motivated and organized individual to join our growing multidisciplinary research team. The Clinical Research Coordinator will work with investigators and other team members to oversee the implementation of NIH funded research examining Alzheimer's and dementia care, medication prescribing, and serious mental illness among older adults. Candidate will lead team members and oversee study planning and progress. Candidate will prepare survey assessment materials, complete qualitative interviews and analysis, conduct telephone, computerized, and/or paper-pencil assessments, and maintain IRB and other regulatory approval of projects. Demonstrated research experience is required including direct experience with IRB-approved research. Experience with qualitative work is desired. Additional study tasks may be assigned as needed, including running and creating reports and contributing to posters, presentation, grant applications, etc.
Position Specific Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Maintaining oversight of project goals and research assistant staff.
Coordinating with the Principal Investigator (PI) and project management team to report study progress
Supervise research assistant staff
Create and maintain IRB and other regulatory applications and approvals.
Manage outside vendors
Undertake special projects as assigned
Expert level knowledge, skills, abilities within all eight competency domains is expected:
Scientific Concepts and Research Design
Ethical Participant Safety Considerations
Investigational Products Development and Regulation
Clinical Study Operations (GCPs)
Study and Site Management
Data Management and Informatics
Leadership and Professionalism
Communication and Teamwork
Bachelor's Degree in Health or Behavioral Sciences, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience
Certification is required through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) as a Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) or equivalent and must be achieved by January 1st, 2024. After January 1st, 2024, certification is required within six month of date of hire.
Minimum of 3 years of directly related experience in research.
Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency in computer programs including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
Should be organized and possess strong attention to detail.
Must be motivated to learn and capable of working in a team and functioning independently
Have the ability to adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines
6 or more years of directly related experience
Previous coursework in Social Work, Public Health, or a similar field is highly desirable.
Experience contributing to or leading scientific writing (i.e. for a peer-reviewed publication) and/or experience in qualitative research would be ideal.
Monday through Friday
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In addition to the screenings indicated above under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.
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