Research Coordinator Senior
Org FM-Family Medicine
Posted to the Web 01/22/2019
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time Position
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
The Mixed Methods Research Lab (MMRL) works with investigators to provide conceptual and technical support for mixed method, community based, and clinical research studies. As part of the MMRL research team, the Senior Research Coordinator will be required to participate in and manage a variety of research projects, assign and oversee the work of support staff (research assistants and/or students).
A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Masters degree preferred. A background in qualitative research and data management are preferred. Proficiency with MS Access and NVivio are highly preferred. Candidates must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Candidates must have the ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and report to multiple managers. Candidates must have the ability to collaborate with others and provide ongoing support and consultation.
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