Clinical Research Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
06 May 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Jul 2019
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 primary function of this position is for coordination of imaging trials within the Neuroradiology Clinical Research Division in the Department of Radiology. Responsibilities include screening, recruitment, consenting of participants, and other research activities for both NIH and Industry-sponsored studies. Additional responsibilities include managing trials with investigational MR imaging contrast agents, organizing and maintaining study documentation, database entry, resolving data queries, review of medical records, scheduling study-related tests in EPIC/Pennchart, Radiology, and other research systems; preparing and processing regulatory documents for submission to the IRB, and all regulatory committees from study start-up to completion. Interact with study sponsors, preparing and participating in study initiation visits, study audits, monitoring and closeout visits. Perform other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree and 2- 4 years clinical trial/clinical research experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Effective problem solving abilities. Effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently. Knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations.

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.