Technician, Psychology

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
May 05, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jul 05, 2020
Ref
JR00016346
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
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

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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Job Description

Assist with subject recruitment in compliance with clinical trial protocols for opioid addiction. Manually administer or utilize electronic tablets or laptops to administer subject interviews, questionnaires and assessments. Process laboratory samples, administer ECGs and collect vital signs. Make subject payments. Enter subject data into established databases. Ensure data completeness and perform subject data quality assurance checks. Maintain research files. Provide information to subjects regarding research protocols and procedures. Must be flexible for weekend hours if necessary

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience are required. Degree in Behavioral Sciences preferred. Experience with conducting assessments and interviews desired. Attention to detail and accuracy in data collection required. Must be available for evenings. Position contingent upon continued funding.

Working Conditions

Office, Library, Computer Room

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

$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.

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