Clinical Research Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
Sunday, 31 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 31 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.

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 Clinical Research Coordinator A position will assist in the coordination of observational clinical research studies at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center in the Department of Neurology at Pennsylvania Hospital. Duties consist of conducting research visits for a longitudinal study of dementia risk in Parkinson’s Disease, including administering batteries of neuropsychological tests, specimen collection and other procedures, travel to patients’ homes, screening and recruitment, and database entry and management


A Bachelor’s degree and 1 year to 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required for this position.  Effective problem solving capabilities, strong communication and writing skills are a must, as well as a comfort and sensitivity to an elderly and impaired patient population.  The demonstrated ability to work as part of a team or independently is also important for this position.  Knowledge of IRB and human research protections regulations is preferred.  Current and active driver’s license required. Experience with phlebotomy is preferred but not required.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$36,401.00 - $65,521.00

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.