A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual to assist with NIH funded research examining Alzheimer's and dementia care, medication prescribing, and serious mental illness among older adults. In this role, you will support the administrative function of ongoing team studies by administrating survey research, participating in qualitative interviews and analysis, and supporting the project team with all aspects of ongoing projects as assigned by the study investigators and project manager.
Position specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Assisting with preparing regulatory documents and dat request documentation.
Scheduling and participating in clinician interviews, focus groups, and panel meetings
Participating in qualitative coding
Facilitating the administration of survey research
Assisting with literature review and other activities related to manuscripts and presentations of study results
other duties as assigned
Experience as part of a team with 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
All applicants must:
have the ability to work independently or in a team environment.
have excellent oral and written communication skills.
have proficiency in computer programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
be organized and possess strong attention to detail.
be motivated to learn
have the ability to adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines
To be considered for the Clinical Research Technician, an applicant must also:
have an Associate's Degree in a Health or Behavioral Science or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
meet one of the three qualifications below:
have a minimum of 1 year of directly related experience in research
have an advanced degree in a health-related area such as: Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Public Health, Health Care Administration, Clinical Research Administration, Social Work, Psychology, Epidemiology, or a foreign MD.
have three or more years of human subject experience (in a clinical, laboratory, or health regulations setting) such as related patient care, related community health and wellness, or related clinical information.
To be considered for the Clinical Research Assistant level, an applicant must also:
have a High School Diploma or GED
A Bachelor's degree in a Health or Behavioral Science field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
An understanding of medical terminology
Experience in a large complex health care setting,
the ability to effectively communicate with staff and faculty of all levels.
knowledge of university policies and procedures.
Monday through Friday
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Michigan Medicine is firmly committed to advancing inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, and belonging, which are core to the culture and values of the Medical School Office of Research. Our community supports recruiting and cultivating a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and the world. We strive to create a work culture where each team member feels respected, valued, and safe.
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.
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.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan participates with the federal EVerify system. Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR EVerify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the EVerify system. This position is identified as a position that may include the EVerify requirement.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.