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Call for Mixed Methods Research association at the University of Michigan

02 Oct 2017 8:42 AM | Anonymous

Research Associate Position

 The University of Michigan Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is currently seeking a research associate to serve as study coordinator for a qualitative (and mixed method) project funded by the Department of Defense. The study is entitled “Neurogenic Bowel and Bladder Management After Spinal Cord Injury: Examining Factors Involved in Successful Decision-Making Processes” and designed as a follow-up study of our previous work on quality of life in bladder and bowel care for veterans and civilians with a spinal cord injury. This position will be located at the department offices on Eisenhower Parkway in Ann Arbor. The employee will work under the supervision of faculty principal investigator and co-investigators. The project begins in October 2017, is 32 hrs/wk, and will run for three years.


 Key responsibilities include:


·       Managing the day-to-day operations of study

·       Recruitment and screening of participants, including community outreach

·       Administering informed consent

·       Qualitative and quantitative data collection

·       Data management and quality assurance

·       Record keeping and IRB management


Key qualifications include:

·       BA (or MA) in a social science with qualitative background

·       1-3 years related work experience

·       Comfort with talking about sensitive health issues with study participants

·       Experience working with NVivo qualitative analysis software


A full description of the position, including additional responsibilities and qualifications, as well as a link to apply, can be found at the University of Michigan’s career website - http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/147314/research_area_specialist_assoc_term_limited

 Additional questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Edward Rohn – ejrohn@med.umich.edu

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