Research Coordinator – Full Time - Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Education and Research Center

Research Coordinator – Full Time

University of Minnesota Medical School
Duluth Campus


The University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth is seeking a Research Coordinator to join a dynamic and collaborative research lab led by Dr. Brenna Greenfield.  This position is funded by a 5-year grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse entitled, “Changing our paths: Well-being and recovery among American Indians with opioid use disorder.” The project will identify barriers and facilitators to movement through the Cascade of Care for opioid use disorder as well as community-driven and empirically-based solutions to facilitate recovery.

The Research Coordinator will be responsible for overall project management and day-to-day project administration, with input from the principal investigator as needed. This position requires a high degree of independence and self-motivation. Depending on experience, the Research Coordinator may also supervise other research staff or graduate students. This is an ideal position for individuals who want to contribute to American Indian health equity and community wellness. It is also a good position for individuals who would like to advance their career in research or attend graduate school in the future.

The Research Coordinator position will report directly to the principal investigator and will start on or after August 1, 2019. Applicants who can commit two years or more to the project are preferred.


  • Submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references via the UMN job search system. (Search for job code 330978)

  • In the cover letter, please indicate your available starting date, preferred number of weekly hours, and number of years you anticipate being available for the position. Also describe why you are interested in the position and your relevant skills and background.

Applications will be reviewed beginning July 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please feel free to email Dr. Brenna Greenfield at with any questions about this position.