Clinical Research Coordinator C

Pennsylvania, United States
Sunday, 20 December 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 20 February 2021
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.

Job Description Summary

The Penn Memory Center (PMC) is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator C to join our multi-disciplinary team of health professionals.
This coordinator will lead and assist other coordinators in the execution of clinical trials and longitudinal cohort studies at PMC. This work includes the recruitment and retention of potential research participants. This research recruits a spectrum of older adults including persons with no cognitive impairment and persons with cognitive impairment caused by Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Job Description

This position will be a resource for best practices of managing major clinical trials. The coordinator will provide guidance to both Industry and federally funded research trials. The coordinator will be a liaison to departmental interaction such as the investigational team, collaborating centers and sponsor.  He/She will be a resource to other members of the team and will oversee the start up and implementation of new clinical trials as well as taking the lead on a federally funded study. Will problem-solve the challenges in implementing plans of action; will work with the regulatory manager to ensure that submissions to the IRB are completed in a timely manner.  Will supervise the execution of the trial with the staff to ensure adherence to the protocol. Will coordinate with the neuropsychologist to determine training and certification requirements for PMC studies. Ensure completion in a timely manner. If certified, administer cognitive assessments. The coordinator will take a lead role supervising any monitoring visits that takes place with assigned clinical trials. S/he will provide weekly updates to the research team and the directors.


Bachelor's Degree with 4-6 years of related experience in research or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Position is contingent on funding.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement 

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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.