RESEARCH ASST I (TEMP)

University of Michigan

United States

October 15, 2021

Description

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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

The Michigan Opioid Collaborative (MOC) team within the University of Michigan Department of Anesthesiology is looking to hire a temporary research assistant to assist the ever growing team. MOC's mission is focused on expanding care and improving quality of care with patients with opioid and other substance use disorder. As MOC continues to grow, more assistance is needed to help share the findings of the multiple projects within MOC, including disseminating the findings, providing the latest research to the MOC community, and continuing to streamline our processes. The temp research assistant will work on many tasks across the MOC project, including qualitative transcriptions, coding, data entry, literature reviews, and other project tasks. While none of these tasks will take up your entire time, this position will be constantly evolving as new tasks and funding needs come up. We will also collaborate with the hired individual to ensure they are getting the most out of this position while still fulfilling the project needs.

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. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

Responsibilities

The candidate will lead literature reviews on relevant topics for Michigan Opioid Collaborative to support other's manuscripts and presentations as well as assist in the submission of the manuscripts to the journals to ensure accurate requirements have been met and formatting of the submission. The candidate will be responsible for transcribing and coding qualitative interviews with sensitive data around participation in health behaviors. Another responsibility will include assisting the Behavioral Health Consultants in any way possible, including, but not limited to, data entry, preparing presentations, attending presentations and following up on contacts.

The candidate will assist in finalizing sustainability toolkits for the closing research projects. The candidate will attend and plan for team meetings. Additional study tasks may be assigned as needed.

Required Qualifications

Evidence of course work or experience in Research Methods and clinical experience.

Interest in learning more about opioid use disorder and other substance use disorders.

Ability to learn new tasks quickly.

The candidate must be able to work independently for extended periods while receiving feedback and guidance from study coordinators and faculty investigators.

Flexibility in scheduling is required to attend team meetings and meet project deadlines.

Desired Qualifications

Previous experience conducting health-related research and/or with substance abuse or high risk populations is preferred.

Previous experience transcribing qualitative interviews is preferred.

Previous experience conducting literature reviews and/or submitting manuscripts to journals for publication.

Additional Information

This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position. Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration. Please review the full posting description for details.

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.

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 are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

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