Clinical Research Coordinator

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
11 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Apr 2019
Ref
40-30914
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

A full-time position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Murray Grossman in the Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. This lab focuses on neuroscience and clinical questions relating to language, memory, and neurodegenerative disease (e.g., primary progressive aphasia, behavioral variant frontotemporal degeneration, Alzheimer’s). Applicant responsibilities will include assisting in the coordination and collection of data for clinical trials. Duties include subject recruitment, coordinating subject visits, collecting research data in accordance to the sponsor protocol, collection, processing and shipping of biofluids, data entry and management of regulatory binders. This position will provide a strong foundation for individuals interested in continuing their education in graduate or medical school.

Requires a BS/BA degree in biology, neuroscience, or other health related fields and 1 to 3 years of experience, preferably in a similar lab setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience with clinical trials is preferred. The candidate must be able to work independently and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Position contingent upon funding. Background Check 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.