Research Coordinator Schedgistrar

Pennsylvania, United States
Saturday, 18 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title
Research Coordinator Schedgistrar

Job Profile Title
Research Administrative Coordinator

Job Description Summary

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.

Job Description

The Research Coordinator Schedgistrar will report directly to the Associate Director for Research Compliance.  In this role, the position, will support the Director in his/her duties in providing support for the successful protocol and study management of clinical trials.  The Research Coordinator will have responsibilities to assist with the upfront setup of studies in EPIC, the registration of subject to clinical protocols and the management of guarantor accounts within the EPIC system.  The Research Coordinator will also support the scheduling of additional research visits when necessary to create a second HAR with research as a guarantor.  The Research Coordinator will assist the Associate Director in the training and implementation of best practices for study scheduling and test ordering as it relates to clinical protocols.  This position will provide these services as a central resource to the Abramson Cancer Center.


The primary location/work site for this position is 3930 Chestnut Street


The minimum of a High School Diploma and 5 years of clinical trial/clinical research experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Effective problem solving abilities. Effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently. Knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations. The candidate must have good communication skills and be adept at learning multiple IT systems.

Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at desk or table

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$20.00 - $36.00

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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