Are you interested in joining the team of the Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center at the University of Michigan? Please review our open positions below. Click on the links below to learn more or visit to apply; search "CHEAR."


Research Assistant I (Temp)

This is a temporary position. The LIITAH program delivers individually and culturally tailored messaging to adolescents encouraging them to make healthy food choices via a smartphone app. Under general direction of the faculty, the Research Assistant will engage in recruitment and enrollment of participants, in addition to managing administrative and compliance related aspects of the project, assist with the operations of communications platforms used in the project, review the backend data on the mobile application dashboard, interact with study participants on the application, assist with linking pictures with menu data to calculate caloric intake, and perform data entry, and other general assistance to support the project goals. (Job ID 201743)

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Research Associate II (Temp)

This is a temporary position. The research associate will have the opportunity to provide research support on projects focusing on a wide variety of policy-relevant topics, such as Covid-19, vaccinations, newborn screening, and emotional well-being. Research studies focus on economic evaluation, public preference valuation, and health policy analysis. Duties include conducting literature reviews, preparing tables and figures, assisting with presentations and manuscripts, basic statistical analyses, and assisting with the development of decision analytic models. (Job ID 201742)

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Research Assistant Senior Healthcare

The Administrative Assistant Senior will provide high level administrative support to research faculty of the Child Health Evaluation and Research Center. In addition to the Center’s Director, the incumbent will provide primary support for the Associate Chair for External Affairs, Dept. of Pediatrics as well as other senior and executive level faculty in the CHEAR center. (Job ID 200486)

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Interviewer II (Temp)

This is a temporary position. The primary responsibility for this position is conducting semi-structured telephone interviews regarding access to health care in the state of Michigan. Interviews will take place at the offices of the Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center. This position will provide training and experience in survey research methods. (Job ID 194769)

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