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Project Assistant (Research) - Department of Emergency Medicine

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time

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Project Assistant (Research) - Department of Emergency Medicine

Wayne State University is searching for an experienced Project Assistant (Research) - Department of Emergency Medicine at its Detroit campus location.

Wayne State is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit, Michigan where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities which prepare students for success in a global society.

Essential functions (job duties):

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, provide scientific and technical assistance to complete population and public health projects. Assist in program recruitment and retention. May assist with other community engagement projects as directed.

Recruitment and Retention: Assists with recruiting participants for multiple population and public health projects from the emergency departments and other settings. Coordinates follow up for participants to ensure they are linked to the necessary services and resources.

Project Design and Implementation: Assist Principal Investigator and program manager with program development and implementation. Participate in implementing project objectives, ensuring compliance with all legal, regulatory and protocol guidelines. Assist with training staff on project protocols.

Maintain Community Partnerships: Attend community meetings. Work with internal and external partners on project related activity.

Maintain the work area: Order and organize required supplies and records. Maintain cleanliness and organization of workstation.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Unique duties:


Education : Bachelor's degree

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Experience Entry level : (less that a year of job-related experience)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

· Ability to work independently.

· Ability to communicate in writing and verbally, empathetically, effectively, and professionally to a diverse population.

· Ability to fluently speak, read, and write English.

· Ability to clearly and effectively present information one-on-one and in groups.

· Knowledge of scientific integrity principles.

· Excellent time management and organization skills.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with others in a collaborative environment.

· Proficient in Microsoft office software skills.

Preferred qualifications:


H06 - School of Medicine

Primary department:

H0616 - Emergency Medicine

Employment type:
  • Regular Employee
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Job category: Staff/Administrative
Funding/salary information:
  • Compensation type: Annual Salary
  • Hourly rate:
  • Salary minimum: TBD
  • Salary hire maximum: TBD
Working conditions:

Work related activity may be completed in both the field (i.e., emergency department) and/or office environment. May be required to travel to scientific conferences.

Job openings:
  • Number of openings: 1
  • Reposted position: No
  • Reposted reason: None (New Requisition)
  • Prior posting/requisition number:
Background check requirements:

University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the university will inform you if a background check is required.

Equal employment opportunity statement:

Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The university encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


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