Clinical Research Coordinator A/B

Pennsylvania, United States
28 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 position involves complex and sensitive tasks related to conducting several Phase II/III clinical trials. In this position, the staff member will be responsible, with the Principal Investigator, for the effective conduct of research and safety of research subjects.

Clinical Research Coord A : 1) recruit and scheduling subjects for the numerous aspects of the study in strict accordance with the research protocol, 2) administer study interventions, which may involve health coaching, motivational interviews, and mobile device (smartwatch/smartphone)-based interventions, 3) Ensure compliance in strict accordance with FDA (Investigational Drug Application), NIH, Institutional Review Board (IRB), and Office for Clinical Research (OCR) guidelines (this includes yearly progress reports to each agency and reporting of protocol changes), and 4) managing the study subject database. Prior experience with clinical research is required.

Clinical Research Coord B: In addition to the above job duties, ensure that compliance with FDA, NIH, IRB, GCRC, OHR regulatory guidelines are met. Monitor and track subjects for adverse events (routine adverse events and serious adverse events). Includes filing appropriate regulatory documents, and monitoring subject until resolution of the event.

Clinical Research Coord A – Bachelor’s Degree and 1 years to 2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Clincial Research Coordinator B – Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 4 years of experience or an 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.