Job Details

University of Michigan
  • Position Number: 1772382
  • Location: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Position Type: Laboratory and Research

Research Technician Associate

Job Opening ID: 183047
Work Location: Ann Arbor Campus
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Organizational Group: Medical School
Department: Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Rese
Posting Begin/End Date: 1/14/2020 1/25/2020
Paid Time Off:
Career Interest: Research

How to Apply
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.

Job Summary
To assist with the research activities of Prechter Bipolar Research Program related to multiple studies in bipolar disorder and depression.

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.

With guidance from senior faculty and research personnel, the research technician associate will handle organizational and administrative details of assigned projects, including but not limited to screening and scheduling of potential research subjects along with the procedures required for inclusion into all studies. Coordinate study visits and long-term follow-up of study participants with some oversight of day-to-day operation of project. Collect data and enter into appropriate systems for future analysis. Assist in preparation of IRB applications, progress reports and other summary materials. Perform literature searches and copying articles. The potential exists to assist in the preparation of research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentations at conferences and workshops. The associate will work collaboratively and also independently with others

Required Qualifications*
  • Requires the academic knowledge in a health science, or social science discipline that is generally associated with a Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Outlook email/calendaring
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented

Desired Qualifications*
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Academic knowledge of a health science discipline, such as public health, psychology, social work or related behavioral sciences
  • Previous clinical or research experience in mental health
  • Knowledge of Bipolar Disorder
  • Able to give a two-year commitment

Work Schedule
M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

Background Screening
Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

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.

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