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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 adress your specific interest and experience working
in a clinical research setting (not required but useful).
The Center for Midlife Science in the Department of Epidemiology
specializes in the study of multifaceted diseases and health
conditions, including osteoarthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis,
sensory and physical function impairment, particularly their
initiation and progression during the midlife. The Center also
broadly supports cohort studies focused on other critical life
stages and on understudied diseases. The Center houses two 25+ year
cohort studies of midlife aging, the Study of Women's Health Across
the Nation (SWAN) and the Michigan Bone Health and Metabolism Study
(descended from the Tecumseh Community Health Study), a cohort
study of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (MILES), and a cohort study
of neurobehavioral development (SEMILLA).
SWAN (Study of Women Across Nation), a 7-site longitudinal
cohort study initiated in 1996, recently renewed, will continue
with clinical subject visits, data collection and data
The Clinical Data Collection and Data Management Core will be
responsible for implementing strategies to ensure retention of the
study cohort, planning and overseeing the data collection
associated with the core visit, including all training and quality
control activities, and management of the study data for subsequent
analyses and publications.
This position will assist the SWAN Clinic Director with the
coordination of clinical subject participation in the SWAN
Participate in the screening, scheduling and consenting of
participants paying close attention of eligibility requirements.
This may include utilizing MiChart for medical record screening and
recruitment purposes only for the purpose of enrolling
Complete protocol questionnaires and interviews with study
participants by collecting and processing research participant
Conduct anthropometry measures including height, weight, waist
and hip circumference and conduct measures of blood pressure.
Conduct assessments of physical function with participants in
accordance with standardized protocols.
Collect and process specimen samples (blood/urine) and monitor
Complete participant charts and support data entry.
- Assist with clinic administrative activities such as;
photocopying of interview packets, mailing of participant packets,
set up of clinic rooms and lab for participant visits, assembling
The candidate must certify to protocol standards to ensure
accuracy in data collection and human subjects engagement such as
recruitment techniques and eligibility criteria, conduct of
informed consent, administration of questionnaires, physical
assessment measures, specimen collection as well as the conduct of
research involving human subjects. (PEERRS and Laboratory Safety
Trainings once hired).
Individual must be highly sensitive to human subjects and
confidential information, detail-oriented, conscientious, and
responsible with excellent organizational skills. Ability to
communicate effectively with team members about protocol and sample
collection needs. High school diploma and/or Associates degree with
a minimum of 2 years experience.
Prior experience in a research setting preferred. Experience in
phlebotomy is preferred or willingness to be trained. Bachelor's
Degree is also preferred.
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 any time after the minimum posting period has
DEI Statement: Michigan Public Health is seeking a dynamic staff
member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable
and inclusive environment for all members of our community.
THIS IS AN 18 MONTH TERM-LIMITED APPOINTMENT RENEWABLE BASED ON
SPONSOR FUNDING. Expected start date is May 15, 2021.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job
candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a
third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background
checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative
Clinical Subjects Coordinator
Clinical Subjects Coordinator
Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
School Pub Health
4/01/2021 - 6/04/2021
$36,021.00 - $44,496.00