Technician, Psychology

Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 21, 2020
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Jun 21, 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
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.

This position is contingent upon funding,

Job Description

Responsible for helping coordinate grant funded projects at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety and helping with the day-to-day functioning of the Center. Duties include assisting in data management, talking with and scheduling patients and prospective patients, and project management assistance (e.g. scheduling, tracking progress). Will have knowledge of research methods and statistics commonly used in psychology and will carry out research tasks including literature reviews for grants and manuscripts preparation, database development and management, and conducting data analysis. Will also manage additional projects such as data analysis from prior research studies, coordination of workshop presentations, and management of student interns. The incumbent will be responsible for the implementation of the Behavioral Health Laboratory (BHL). He/She will be responsible for the completion of psychiatric and diagnostic questionnaires, maintaining clinical records and documentation, and ensuring regulatory compliance and adherence with Good Clinical Practice. Work will be under the supervision of the Health Technician Coordinator and Medical Director.


Bachelor's Degree with 0-1 year of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

Working Conditions

Office, Library, Computer Room

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$16.23 - $29.21

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.