The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN) is seeking a Research Area Specialist Associate who will work with a faculty Principal Investigator (PI) from the Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences to help coordinate several diet and lifestyle trials for adults with type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, or polycystic ovary syndrome. We will be comparing the health impact of a very low-carbohydrate (ketogenic/keto) diet to a standard-of-care diet (plate-method, standard Diabetes Prevention Program, or the DASH diet).  The coordinator will have opportunities to contribute to other, ongoing clinical trials, as needed. The coordinator will help with a variety of study activities, including institutional review board (IRB) application preparation; screening, consenting, and enrolling participants; and creation of study and recruitment materials, including surveys and Standard Operating Procedures. The coordinator may also assist with qualitative data collection and analysis. The coordinator will work both independently and with the research team. Opportunities will be available, as desired or assigned, for grant application preparation, data analysis, and preparation of poster presentations and/or manuscripts related to projects.  https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/212739/research-area-specialist-assoc