Project Manager C/Advanced Clinician

Pennsylvania, United States
Tuesday, 5 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 5 March 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.

Posted Job Title

Project Manager C/ Advanced Clinician

Job Profile Title

Manager Research Project C

Job Description Summary

This staff member will function as a Project Manager in the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Site, as well as in the role
of Advanced Practice Professional, assuming responsibility for management of the overall research program as well as
clinical evaluations and management of our research participants.

Job Description

Project Manager: Work directly with investigators to design, set-up and execute clinical trials. Responsible for both strategic planning and day to day management of complex and broad range of projects conducted with collaborators both internal and external to Penn. Collaborates with Principal Investigators to develop fundable ideas and create budgets, write, review and upload grant proposals. Responsible for post award management of the portfolio of research grants awarded by the federal government, private foundations, internal Penn sources, clinical partners and others. Ensures compliance with sponsor, university, school and IRB policies as well as all applicable regulations. Responsible for strategic communications and collaborations. Will be required to ensure that studies/research are conducted safely and according to protocol, provide supervision to teams conducting the study/interventions and collaborates with peers. Advanced

Practice Clinician: Collaborate with designated physicians and research team members (consisting of principal investigators, clinical research nurses, clinical research coordinators and clinical research assistants). Clinical responsibilities include conducting a history and physical exam, monitoring toxicities, assessing clinical responses and providing exemplary patient care while ensuring the protocol is conducted in a high quality manner. Clinical responsibilities include being available during protocol directed infusion therapy as indicated or necessary depending on the circumstance; management of phone calls/ messages from enrolled clinical trial patients, and working closely with the PI, MD, and nurses to deliver exceptional care. Work in collaboration with unit managers with initiating study procedures for new IITs and industry-sponsored clinical trials. Manage all aspects of Phase I – IV clinical trials. Participate in the conduct of audits by study sponsors, CROs, the FDA, the Eastern Oncology Group, the University of Pennsylvania’s CTSRMC, and other groups. Develop and maintain ongoing communication with the clinical teams. Screening patients for protocols and participating in the informed consent process and providing education for patients considering enrollment.


Master's degree in Nursing with 5 to 7 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Perferred- Graduate of a NLN- approved school of nursing. RN and CRNP licensure in the State of Pennsylvania and completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program with a MSN . Current CPR certification with prior 5-7 years of nursing experience in specialty is preferred.

This is a grant-funded position.

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less; Typically standing or walking

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$72,837.00 - $138,391.00

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.