Clinical Research Coordinator

Pennsylvania United States
11 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

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 will involve oversight and coordination of the day to day activities of existent research studies. This position will report directly to the PI and supervise study coordinator personnel and work study students and be responsible for management of staff on a daily basis. This person will lead team meetings with the PI being present. This person will oversee the initiation and conduct of new studies; prepare IRB submissions, modifications, and renewals; coordinate communication with study investigators and research staff both at Penn and at multiple institutions. This person will work on database (questionnaire) development with PI oversight and also be responsible for data queries and resolution of missing data when necessary. This person will work to ensure high quality data collection and answer any protocol-related questions from other collaborating team members and other sites. This person will be responsible for primary data collection and participant recruitment.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

A Bachelor’s degree and 2 years to 4 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

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.