03-24-2009, 12:39 AM
Job ID: 29769
Job Title: Clinical Res Coordinator Hlth
Job/Career Family: Research
State: Michigan
City: Ann Arbor
Job Type: Regular
Full Time: Yes
Date Posted: Mar 19 2009
Market Title: Clinical Research Coordinator Healthcare
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery
FLSA: Non- Exempt
Salary Range: $45 - $55K
Salary Frequency: Annual
Hours/Week: 40 Hours
Shift/Hours/Days: Monday through Friday

Provide highly skilled clinical research coordinator support to the Director and members of the Bone & Joint Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation Center at the University of Michigan.
The incumbent will:

* Help run day-to-day activities in injury-related studies and complete laboratory tasks as specified. The research foci in the laboratory include the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injury, head injury, and arthritis

* Assist in developing, designing and conducting research projects according to specified plans

* Participate in formulating research methods and suggesting options for improving quality and recommending solutions

* Train users in equipment operation and laboratory techniques, explain and demonstrate technology and equipment capabilities, operations limitations, and outcomes

* Collection and analysis of human movement and strength data, using Vicon motion capture systems, AMTI force platforms, Delsys EMG equipment, and isokinetic dynamometers.

* Management and scheduling of experiments with human subjects

* Maintaining laboratory policies and documentation on procedures, including assembling, testing, calibrating, cleaning and making minor repairs to equipment

* Requires programming (e.g. C++, MatLab, and LabView) skills

* Write manuscripts and create presentations (e.g., PowerPoint and Photoshop)

* Works independently on collection of data and day-to-day operation of laboratory
The incumbent will also coordinate clinical research trials which includes the following responsibilities:

* Recruit patients, call patients and obtain survey information

* Manage and protect data, obtain informed consent

* Prepare and submit required forms/IRB forms

* Obtain demographic/subjective information

* Obtain objective data including range of motion, instrumented arthrometer data, and x-ray measurements
The person in this position must be detail oriented with the capacity to manage or coordinate several study-related tasks concurrently. Previous experience is highly desirable, an undergraduate degree (e.g., biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, or kinesiology) is required, and a master's degree is preferable.
The position involves close interaction with faculty, clinicians, and graduate/undergraduate students; thus the incumbent must have strong people skills.

Contact: Christina Camilli-Whisenhunt 734.930.7466

Riann Palmieri-Smith, Ph.D., ATC
Assistant Professor
Athletic Training, Movement Science, & Orthopaedics
School of Kinesiology
University of Michigan
4745G CCRB, 401 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2214
Office: 734-615-3154
Fax: 734-936-1925
Email: riannp@umich.edu