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 clinical research coordinator will coordinate and implement clinical research projects focused on lung transplantation according to good clinical practice. The individual will work on multiple studies and must be able to work independently and as a part of a team. The essential functions of this job include but are not limited to recruitment and enrollment of participants, collection and entry of study data, processing of biospecimens, maintenance of study documentation and assistance with regulatory submissions.

A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 1-3 years of clinical research experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. The candidate should possess the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Strong planning, organizational and prioritizing capabilities are essential. The candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with patients both in the inpatient and outpatient hospital setting. Phlebotomy expertise preferred but not essential.

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.