Program Coordinator

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.

This position will coordinate activities related to Drs. Beatrice Hahn and George Shaw’s HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV) and malaria international research programs. This will involve assisting Drs. Hahn and Shaw in their day to day activities related to the conduct of research and dissemination of research findings and in the preparation and submission of research grants and publications. The position will liaise with faculty, laboratory staff, internal Penn staff and external officials so as to facilitate the conduct of research. Key responsibilities include grant and manuscript preparation and submissions, coordinating international biomedical shipments and research-in-progress events, administering material transfer, confidentiality agreements and intellectual property disclosures, and ensuring IRB, IACUC, CITES and CDC regulatory compliance. The Program Coordinator will summarize data and design graphics for research presentations, print, and online publications. In addition to these tasks, the individual will assist Drs. Hahn and Shaw in their day to day activities relating to the research, teaching and service missions in the institution.

A Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 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.