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Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
University of Michigan
Position Name :-
Project Director
Company Location :-
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Job Category :
 Education jobs

Full Job Description :-
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.


The Michigan Center for Respiratory Virus Research and Response and the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is seeking an experienced research staff member to join our team. The Center has a large portfolio of respiratory virus research studies in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health, examining vaccine effectiveness for influenza and COVID-19 vaccines. This is an opportunity to join a collaborative team and contribute to fast-paced research with meaningful outcomes. This is a full-time Research Area Specialist Lead position working under the direction of the Center Co-Directors. This independent research team member will lead one or more research projects, overseeing project staff, managing day-to-day details of study management, monitor study progress and contribute to writing study reports and publications.


Responsibility for Center study management, data collection tool design, recruitment, data collection and intervention procedure development and general study start up and close out.
Supervise study staff and students and mentor professional growth and provide feedback on performance
Gather data, supervise data collection team and provide oversight for data quality; work with Center data analyst team to interpret data, and advise on analytical issues.
Collaborate with Center Co-Directors and Center Manager on long-range planning, grant writing and project planning.
Work with Center faculty and Center Manager to track study finances and milestones; Represent Center at academic meetings by delivering presentations on study findings; contribute to study publications; Assist Center Faculty or Center Manager with necessary research tasks as needed.

Required Qualifications*

Master’s degree in public health/ epidemiology; PhD strongly preferred. 7 years of relevant experience. Ability to handle multiple demands simultaneously, work independently and as a member of a team. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent communication skills, both written and orally. Experience preparing IRB applications and amendments.

Background Screening

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 Act.

Application Deadline

This is a one-year term limited position. There is the possibility of renewal based on availability of funds and favorable performance.
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.

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, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

Job Opening ID

Working Title
Project Director

Job Title
Research Area Specialist Lead

Work Location
Ann Arbor Campus

Ann Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time


FLSA Status

Organizational Group
School Pub Health

Epidemiology Department

Posting Begin/End Date
4/11/2022 – 4/18/2022

$83,895.00 – $103,635.00

Career Interest


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