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Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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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.

Cover Letter Information:

You must submit a cover letter as the first page of your resume to be considered for this position. Please use the cover letter to speak to how your experience fits with this position and why you should be considered.

We also ask that you save your resume with your name in the file name and as a PDF.




This position may independently provide study coordination for simple and moderately complex clinical research studies. As a member of a coordination team, this position may help support a portfolio of projects with varying levels of complexity. Mastery of all job duties from the CRC-Assistant position on the Michigan Medicine CRC Career Ladder is required.




Mission Statement


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.




Knowledge of all 8 competency domains is expected:

  1. Scientific Concepts and Research Design
  2. Ethical Participant Safety Considerations
  3. Investigational Products Development and Regulation
  4. Clinical Study Operations (GCPs)
  5. Study and Site Management
  6. Data Management and Informatics
  7. Leadership and Professionalism
  8. Communication and Teamwork

Additional Responsibilities:

The Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for recruiting, screening, consenting, and enrolling research participants from multiple University of Michigan sites. The Clinical Research Coordinator will provide support to participants around the multiple technological components of this study, including installing the study smartphone application(s), electronic consenting, and setup of wearable devices. The Clinical Research Coordinator will support in-person consenting, enrollment, and follow-up tasks as needed and requested by participants and the study team. The Clinical Research Coordinator will work with the Study Coordinators to 1) organizeand reach out to lists of participants that may be contacted for recruitment, 2) track and follow participants during a 12-month period after their initial enrollment, 3) enter and manage data, 4) conduct chart reviews as necessary, 5) prepare and send participant mailings, 6) support the distribution of participant incentives, 7) support the collection and organization of saliva DNA samples, 8) provide customer support around participant usage of the study’s technologies, and 9) perform other routine project tasks. The Clinical Research Coordinator may be situated at one or both recruitment sites for this study, depending on study needs.


Supervision Received: This position receives direct supervision and reports directly to: CRC-Senior


Supervision Exercised: None


Required Qualifications*


Associate degree in Health Science or an equivalent combination of related education and experience is necessary.

Minimum 1 year of directly related experience in clinical research and clinical trials is necessary.

Excellent organizational skills, professionalism, attention to detail, ability to work independently but also within a team, personable, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines are all a must. The candidate must be able to work independently for extended periods while receiving feedback and guidance from study coordinators and faculty investigators. The job will require flexibility in order to meet project deadlines and goals; therefore, a strong ability to problem-solve is needed. The candidate should also have regular access to personal transportation, given the potential for travel to multiple recruitment sites and participant follow-up appointments. The candidate for this position must also be able to adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines, demonstrate a strong ability to establish rapport with participants, and demonstrate a strong ability to keep accurate and detailed records of all study procedures


Desired Qualifications*


Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, Psychology, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience is desirable. Evidence of course work or experience in Research Methods and clinical experience is preferred, but not required. Experience using MS Excel, Qualtrics, RedCap, and/or Microsoft Access are preferred. Previous experience conducting health-related research or with mental health populations is preferred, but not required.


Additional Information


This position is a 1 year term limited appointment with patential for extension based on grant funding and performance. At the end of the stated term, the appointment my terminate and will not be eligible for Reduction in Force ((RIF) benefits.


Background Screening


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.


Application Deadline


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.


U-M EEO/AA Statement


The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely.

Company Description
Nationally Recognized for work/life effectiveness by WorldatWork
Top 5 employer in Michigan by Crain’s Detroit Business
Fobes #1 Best Employer in Michigan
Ranked #11 in the US and best in Michigan “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2020-21
Five medical specialties ranked in the nation’s top 10 and was ranked No. 1 in the state of Michigan.
Michigan Medicine ranked #15 in Newsweek’s “World’s Best Hospitals” rankings

Michigan Medicine


Ann Arbor, MI



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