Research Coordinator

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
06 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
06 May 2019
Ref
07-31246
Contract Type
Permanent
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 World’s First Business School

JOSEPH WHARTON, FOUNDER


In 1881, American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Wharton’s pioneering vision was to produce graduates who would become ‘pillars of the state, whether in private or in public life.’ The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations.

Today, Wharton has expanded the scope of this vision to become the most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world – with over 225 faculty members, 95,000 alumni, 5,000 students across 10 academic departments, 20 research centers, and more than 9,000 executive education participants annually. https://www.wharton.upenn.edu/ 

The essence of this position is the support for all human subject research collected from sources other than the on-campus Behavioral Labs. This position includes: dealing with outside vendors; maintaining budget information for providing department projections and completion of the annual report; keeping outward facing website current; coordinating renovations of Lab space along with the purchase of new hardware/software and monitoring regulatory changes impacting research. This position requires strong communication skills and attention to detail along with the ability to interact with faculty and staff. 

A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with Market Research (or other survey or experimental research in human populations) and coordination of large scale projects. Candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills and attention to detail along with the ability to interact with faculty and staff. 

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.