Clinical Research Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
13 May 2019
End of advertisement period
13 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 A will be part of a team of research coordinators supporting the Penn Acute Research Collaboration (PARC) at the University of Pennsylvania. PARC was established to screen and enroll eligible subjects 24 hours per day, 7 days per week into time-sensitive acute clinical and translational research studies across a diverse range of disciplines (e.g. neuroscience, neurocritical care, emergency medicine, anesthesia, orthopedics, medicine, surgery, trauma, critical care, and nursing). The Clinical Research Coordinator A will primarily support a multi-site study focusing on posttraumatic neuropsychiatric sequelae through screening and consenting subjects; collecting and processing samples; conducting assessments; collecting and managing data; submitting and adhering to regulatory requirements; and corresponding with central and participating sites. In addition, the position will work closely with the PARC Project Manager, Laboratory Program Manager, Co-Directors, and Research Team to assist in other clinical trials, day-to-day operations, and other PARC activities.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Ability to multi-task, work independently and work as part of a team. Variable hours of duty (i.e., day, evening, and/or weekend hours) may be necessary.

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.