Senior Research Coordinator, Family Medicine and Community Health Department

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Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 25 January 2021
Ref
JR00024365
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Job Description Summary

The Mixed Methods Research Lab (MMRL) works with investigators to provide conceptual and technical support for mixed method, community based, and clinical research studies. As part of the MMRL research team, the senior research coordinator will be required to participate in and manage a variety of research projects and assign and oversee the work of support staff (research coordinators), under the direction of the Director, Associate Director, and Program Manager.

The senior research coordinator will be responsible for carrying out all aspects of research programming including: protocol development, subject recruitment, accrual tracking, instrument development, and adherence to regulatory requirements. The senior research coordinator will be involved in data collection (e.g. conducting individual interviews and focus group moderation), cleaning, management and analysis, database development, and is expected to meaningfully query data and supervise written summaries of qualitative findings.

The senior research coordinator will be expected to track project progress and manage all study data using MS Excel, MS Access, NVivo, SPSS, RedCAP, and Qualtrics/Survey Monkey. The research coordinator will also be responsible for meeting with existing clients (faculty and students) for consultations on recruitment, project management and research methods. The coordinator will be expected to interface with clients regarding future projects and attend promotional events to disseminate information about MMRL services.

Job Description

The Mixed Methods Research Lab (MMRL) works with investigators to provide conceptual and technical support for mixed method, community based, and clinical research studies. As part of the MMRL research team, the senior research coordinator will be required to participate in and manage a variety of research projects and assign and oversee the work of support staff (research coordinators), under the direction of the Director, Associate Director, and Program Manager.

The senior research coordinator will be responsible for carrying out all aspects of research programming including: protocol development, subject recruitment, accrual tracking, instrument development, and adherence to regulatory requirements. The senior research coordinator will be involved in data collection (e.g. conducting individual interviews and focus group moderation), cleaning, management and analysis, database development, and is expected to meaningfully query data and supervise written summaries of qualitative findings.

The senior research coordinator will be expected to track project progress and manage all study data using MS Excel, MS Access, NVivo, SPSS, RedCAP, and Qualtrics/Survey Monkey. The research coordinator will also be responsible for meeting with existing clients (faculty and students) for consultations on recruitment, project management and research methods. The coordinator will be expected to interface with clients regarding future projects and attend promotional events to disseminate information about MMRL services.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Master's degree preferred.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Working Conditions

Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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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