Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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We are currently seeking a full-time Clinical Subjects Coordinator to assist the study team in the conduct of clinical research activities for autism. Coordinator duties primarily involve the collection, documentation, and management of research data while also including participant recruitment, enrollment, monitoring, and running of study protocols under the direction of the Principal Investigator.
Coordinates aspects research studies including, but not limited to, study start-up, initiation activities, participant recruitment, enrollment, follow-up, managing of participant payment, completion of data collection, maintenance of data integrity, and study close-out.
Assists with informed consent, the monitoring of participants, collecting samples and/or testing results as described by the study protocols.
Assists with processing, organization, and storage of study data.
Primary participant contact for all study related questions and issues.
Recruitment on site as well as at Community events during evenings and week-ends if needed. Need to be able to drive independently to events.
Follows University and Federal guidelines in the collection of study data and assists PIs with ensuring studies adhere to University and Federal guidelines where applicable.
Troubleshoots field issues when necessary. Within the scope of responsibility, analyzes various courses of action and makes independent decisions, free from immediate direction, to resolve study-related issues when unplanned events arise, or triage and elevate study concerns as they arise.
Assists with Institutional Review Board (IRB) procedures such as study and protocol development, amendments and annual continuing review management and updating of study documents for IRB approval.
Assists in supervision of other research team members including Research Assistants, work-study students, and volunteers. Organizes team meetings and may assist with orientation, training, and providing performance feedback.
Helps coordinate study-team workload and training schedules. Assigns and delegates tasks to team members while ensuring optimal use of resources.
Manages ordering of study specific supplies.
Pilots new tasks for possible use in future research studies.
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or health-related science.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Exceptional attention to detail and a personal commitment to high quality work.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to develop rapport with a diverse pool of research participants.
Ability to collaborate within multi-disciplinary settings and work efficiently as part of a team while meeting deadlines.
Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and regularly exercise judgement in setting priorities.
Must possess strong computer skills and have prior experience working with research-related software and databases.
2+ years of experience working on Human Subjects research in study/research coordinator capacity. Alternatively, 2 years of work experience in the Health System in a position that requires contact with patients.
Experience with saliva sample collection, processing, and biohazard shipping/handling procedures.
Experience training and supervising research assistants.
Reasonable knowledge of University policies and procedures
This is a full time position; 40 hours/week Monday thru Friday, core hours are 8 AM – 5 PM, but could potentially change based on the operational needs and required meetings.
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.
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 is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 176821
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