Clinical Research Coordinator B

Pennsylvania, United States
23 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
23 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.

The purpose of this position is to provide clinical research support for human clinical trials being conducted in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs) manage multiple clinical trials for human subjects including writing, editing, and submitting study documents such as protocols, summaries, consent forms, and other documents for investigator initiated and sponsored clinical trials to regulatory bodies; performing all study-specific activities per protocol to ensure study and site compliance; engage patients to enroll on trials; work in a team environment to meet the needs of the clinical trial office. This position requires working with other research groups both internal and external to the UPENN community.

A Bachelors degree and 2-4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; Oncology experience a plus; must pass PA Child Protective Services Act background checks within 30-90 days of employment; he/she must be able to work independently and in a team environment.
Qualified applicants will be dependable and adjust to a varied working environment.

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.