The person in this position will have responsibility for coordination of clinical trials conducted within the Department of Psychiatry. Trials conducted in the department include both FDA- and non-FDA-regulated trials, sponsored by industry and the federal government, for the treatment of neuropsychiatric and sleep disorders.
Clinical trials in Ppsychiatry include interventions with devices and infusions of experimental medications in a hospital setting. The person will work under the direction of a principal investigator, and he/she will have specific responsibilities for up to 2-3 trials (oversee recruitment, study coordination, maintenance of study records, liaison with sponsors, work with trial monitors, and correspond with the local IRB). Job responsibilities may also include clinical assessment, including diagnostic interviews (Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV) and use of rating scales to systematically assess symptoms.
Bachelor’s degree necessary
Experience working in clinical research and experience in the conduct of FDA-regulated clinical trials is strongly preferred, including experience with Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Strong interpersonal skills and flexibility for work in diverse settings. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.
Basic computer skills - word processing, internet searches, spread sheets, elementary statistics; additional skills in behavioral data acquisition helpful but not necessary.
Master's degree preferred.
Clinical experience with psychiatric populations and previous clinical research experience is preferred.
Days and some evenings
Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.
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