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Are you interested in joining the team of the Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Unit at the University of Michigan? View the list of job openings below and follow the links in the postings to apply online.

Writer (Temp)

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the project manager and technical writer senior, assist in the development, compilation and completion of the documentation of the scientific background, justification, evidence and methods for developing and testing pediatric quality measures. Documentation will be tailored to meet specifications required for the project. Assist in the preparation of manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication using the same information and data. Conduct comprehensive literature reviews, store bibliographic materials in a citation database and provide cogent summaries of information obtained. Review literature for relevance to research project. Extract and assemble data from literature. Obtain published and unpublished information from libraries, websites, and other data sources; organize information for review by investigators. Provide technical writing and research support for a large, multi-component project to develop and test pediatric quality measures.

Required Qualifications:  Bachelors Degree, or equivalent experience, in public health or other health-related field required. The position requires strong writing skills; knowledge of, and experience with, medical terminology; ability to communicate effectively in a team setting; solid knowledge of PubMed and other health databases, EndNote citation software, and Microsoft Office; outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills.

Desired Qualifications:  Experience writing and submitting manuscripts and abstracts to peer-reviewed journals in public health and/or medical fields. Experience with quality assessment, quality improvement or quality management programs. Experience in health research. Clinical training or work experience in a health care setting.

Work Schedule:  This is a part-time position of 10-15 hours per week for up to 1 year.

U-M EEO/AA STATEMENT:  The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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