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Research Assistant II

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Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Chm Flint 40000829
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: Flint
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Research/Scientific, Union

Position Summary

The Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions (FCHES) Methodology and Data Core seeks a Project Coordinator to work with the Flint Area Study (FASt) team, to lead the execution of the FASt. The FASt is a longitudinal community health survey of Flint residents in Flint, Michigan. Under supervision of the FASt Academic Lead, Dr. Mieka Smart, and in coordination with Methodology Core and FCHES members, Management of data collection on-call staff such as scheduling, following administrative standards, interviewing/hiring, and continuous/intermittent training as applicable. Additionally, aid the academic lead with development of research documents (e.g. consent forms, IRB submission documents, distribution documents, and grant proposals), literature reviews, and other administrative tasks. Serve as the project point of contact for community members and internal/external research personnel by attending and representing the project at regular scheduled meetings. Manage all aspects of research project which include but are not limited to: file organization, analyses and quality control of incoming project data, reporting project progress to center staff, and collaborating with other research staff for refinement of project methodology.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in the specific field of research employment or related science field; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in overseeing research projects and laboratory operations, operating and maintaining a variety of laboratory equipment, performing specialized and difficult analytical and research techniques, and designing research experiments in an area related to research being performed; may require software specific to the area of research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The position may require special licensing or certification in the field related to the area of employment.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have experience with Microsoft Office programs, biological specimen collection/tracking procedures, project management, and knowledge of a statistical analysis software (R, Stata, SPSS, and/or SAS). Master's Degree Preferred.

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter


3 Professional References

Special Instructions


Work Hours


Description of End Date

This is an off-dated position funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.


Bidding eligibility ends on 5/22/18 at 11:55 PM.

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