Jobs at CHEAR

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.

Research Area Specialist Intermediate

Job Summary:
Under the direction of faculty, this individual will provide technical research support for pediatric health services research projects related to the implementation of new information technologies.

Responsibilities:
Conduct literature searches; store bibliographic materials in citation databases. Review literature for relevance to research project and assemble data from literature. Assist investigators with the planning and conduction of studies to evaluate interoperability between electronic health record systems and public health systems including immunization registries and syndromic surveillance systems. Serve as liaison to external partners to collect, organize, and summarize quantitative and qualitative data pertaining to information technology use among public health agencies, hospitals, health plans, physician practices. Assist investigators with the planning and management of studies to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of using electronic technologies such as email, SMS text messaging, patient portals, and other electronic means by public health agencies and physician practices. Assist with presentation of results, including the development and editing of manuscripts and technical reports. Supervise support personnel.

Required Qualifications:
Masters degree required. Knowledge of public health information systems and electronic health record systems is required. Strong verbal communication and writing skills required. Strong organizational skills required.

Desired Qualifications:
Background in public health or other health-related field preferred. Strong data management skills preferred.

Application Deadline:
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

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

Apply Online >>

Research Assistant I Social Science (Temp)

Job Summary:
The Project for African American Infant Safety (PrAAIS) seeks a part-time Research Assistant (RA) to act as a recruiter for our study. PrAAIS is an NIH-funded grant to help African American parents keep their young infants safe using tailored, multi-media educational materials. The RA will recruit African American parents of newborns in Detroit from the Henry Ford Health System and one private pediatric clinic to participate in this randomized controlled trial of tailored educational materials on infant safety.

Required Qualifications:
Experience in recruiting, telemarketing, and/or customer service. Ability to travel as required. Outgoing personality, ability to put others at ease and communicate clearly and politely in person. Strong initiative and solid judgment abilities/skills. Flexibility in work schedule. Prior work or research experience with urban African American communities.

Desired Qualifications:
Ability to work independently with attention to detail. Experience working with African American young adults.

Work Schedule:
The RA will be expected to work 20 hours per week across 3 medical sites in Detroit, Michigan.

Work Locations:
Detroit, Michigan.

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

Apply Online >>