AnnArborRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Ann Arbor jobs

Research Area Specialist Assoc

Company: University Of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Clicking "Apply Now" opens the link in a new window.

Job Summary

The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to assist in the coordination of two federally funded projects focused on injury prevention. This individual will be accountable for coordinating the near real-time opioid overdose surveillance monitoring system in partnership with many public health, public safety, state, and local partners, and assisting with a multi-site research study related to youth firearm violence.

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.


  • Assists in the coordination of the System for Opioid Overdose Surveillance (SOS) under general direction of the SOS project manager.
  • Collaborates in the development and design of the SOS pilot projects according to plans developed by the SOS leadership team.
  • May act as a liaison between the Injury Prevention Center team and the numerous public health and public safety partners.
  • Performs qualitative data analysis for the many SOS pilot projects. Provides drafts of summary reports.
  • Manages electronic surveys using the survey software, Qualtrics, including creating surveys, exporting data, analyzing results and drafting data reports.
  • Assists in the coordination of a multi-site research study recruiting 18-24 year olds from 3 emergency departments across the country.
  • Draft study protocols including recruitment and follow-up procedures.
  • Organizes and maintains collected participant research data.
  • Performs medical record abstraction when needed.
  • Creates and maintains regulatory management files, including institutional review and reporting requirements.
  • Conducts literature reviews.
  • Formulates research methods and suggests options for improving quality; identifies potential problems, recommends and implements solutions.
  • Conducts data collection and verification.
  • Performs data analysis and interprets results.
  • Presents/co-presents with leadership team at meetings and conferences; assists in acquiring funding including writing grant proposals.

Required Qualifications*

  • Master's Degree in public health, social work, or related field.
  • Qualitative data analysis experience related to overdose response and prevention work required.
  • Experience with data abstraction of medical examiner records.
  • Experience with near real-time surveillance systems, specifically related to overdose.
  • Experience conducting qualitative interviews with community stakeholders around overdose prevention and response work.
  • Ability to travel throughout the state to meet with program partners in both urban and rural settings statewide.
  • Professional demeanor and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong technical writing and verbal/public speaking communication skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with community, administrative, and state partners.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a multidisciplinary team.

Additional Information

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Michigan Medicine is committed to creating an environment that is welcoming to all. We strive to value the unique contributions of individuals, and support a culture of inclusivity among our employees, learners and larger community. This includes supporting the development of a diverse workforce across identities such as the race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital status, religion, language, disability, and Veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer.

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.

Job Detail

  • Job Opening ID


  • Working Title

Research Area Specialist Assoc

  • Job Title

Research Area Specialist Assoc

  • Work Location

Ann Arbor Campus

Ann Arbor, MI

  • Full/Part Time


  • Regular/Temporary


  • FLSA Status


  • Organizational Group

Medical School

  • Department

MM Emergency Medicine UM Adult

  • Posting Begin/End Date

4/22/2021 - 5/06/2021

  • Career Interest


Apply Now

Keywords: University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor , Research Area Specialist Assoc, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Other Jobs

Description: Job Description We are looking for a skilled craftsman with a background in landscape construction to help continue to grow our company. We seek someone committed to the trade who strives to improve their (more...)
Company: Heinz Tree Service&Landscaping
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 05/13/2021

Assembler - First Shift
Description: p span style font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif font-size:
Company: Glastender, Inc.
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 05/13/2021

Tree Trimmer
Description: Job Description The Tree Trimmer climbs, prunes, and removes trees according to specifications. Daily work may be performed at residential communities, commercial properties, parks, etc. A daily work (more...)
Company: Heinz Tree Service&Landscaping
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 05/13/2021

Maintenance Custodian Associate
Description: Sam apos s Club - JobID: WD129649 Maintenance Worker / Custodian
Company: Sam's Club
Location: SAGINAW
Posted on: 05/13/2021

Teach English In China - No Experience Necessary
Description: apos Job Description: Calling all new and recent graduates EF English First is looking for enthusiastic go-getters to join our global team in China for the experience of a lifetime. Every year, candidates (more...)
Company: Education First
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 05/13/2021

Description: Duties Help Duties Summary Joining the Secret Service, Office of Investigations, as a special agent will allow you to perform critical protective and investigative assignments. The special agent position (more...)
Company: Department Of Homeland Security
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 05/13/2021

CNC Machinists
Description: 1. Set up and operate Machine Shop machines to
Company: GPAC
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 05/13/2021

Part Time Housekeeper
Description: Job Description Responsible to maintain interior including resident apos s apartments in a clean and sanitary fashion and in a courteous
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 05/13/2021

Receiver Stocker Part Time - Saginaw - 48608
Description: What You Will Do All Lowes associates deliver quality customer service while maintaining a store that is clean, safe, and stocked with the products our customers need. As a Receiver/Stocker, this means: (more...)
Company: lowes
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 05/13/2021

Description: Posted Date: May 6, 2021 We are now hiringfor 2 part-time HOUSEKEEPER positions. Location : Ascension St. Mary apos s of Michigan, 800 South Washington Avenue, Saginaw, MI 48601.Note: online (more...)
Company: TouchPoint
Location: SAGINAW
Posted on: 05/13/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Michigan jobs by following @recnetMI on Twitter!

Ann Arbor RSS job feeds