Research Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
06 May 2019
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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.

Responsible for study coordination for investigator-initiated studies, multi-center research studies and patient-oriented clinical and translational research projects within the Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division. Works directly with study physicians, research nurses and other research staff at Penn and at other sites. Recruits, perform study visits, enters data and resolves queries. Obtain, process and ship specimens. Help advance the research mission of the Division and the University. Show vigilance in patient safety, protocol compliance and data quality. Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, IRB and FDA guidelines.

Bachelor’s Degree and prefer 1 to 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Must pass a Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) and background checks within 90 days of employment.

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.