Clinical Research Coordinator B

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
Friday, 15 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 15 March 2021
Ref
JR00027684
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

This Project Coordinator position is supporting day-to-day operations of various research studies with the Psychology of Eating And Consumer Health Lab at the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. Responsibilities include: contributing to study planning and implementation; overseeing participant recruitment and
enrollment; overseeing and managing study research assistants; and assisting with grant reporting and manuscript preparation as needed.

Job Description

This position will support day-to-day operations of research studies with the Psychology of Eating and Consumer Health (PEACH) Lab. The main study this position will coordinate is a randomized control trial examining a behavioral economic intervention at a local food pantry in Philadelphia. Responsibilities include: contributing to study planning and implementation; overseeing participant recruitment and enrollment; overseeing and managing study research assistants; and assisting with grant reporting and manuscript preparation as needed.

Qualifications

BA/BS in nutrition or public health-related field and 2-3 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is required; strong organizational skills; experience carrying out health policy or public health research a plus; clinical research experience working with older and/or Russian-speaking populations preferred; excellent verbal and written communication skills; proficiency in basic Microsoft Office applications, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint. A successful candidate will demonstrate cultural competency and ability to contribute to the Lab’s goals of anti-racism, equity, and inclusion. Background check required.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety

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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