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 – B (CRC-B) will manage the coordination and execution for a clinical trial involving medication and brain imaging at the Penn Center for Women’s Behavioral Wellness within the department of Psychiatry. The person in this role will execute all clinical trial activity on a project for principal investigators Neill Epperson and James Loughead. The CRC will primarily be responsible for nationwide recruiting, independently scheduling and completing participant visits as per study protocol, acting as the lead liaison between our team and other departments within, and external to, the Perelman School of Medicine involved in the project, maintaining appropriate source documentation, and obtaining any and all necessary records and/or documentation required to complete case report forms. The CRC will be responsible for the collection, processing, storage and coordination of shipping for all specimen related to the research project as well as the collection, scoring and storage of cognitive testing data as well as other participant-related data. The CRC will also be responsible for the preparation and submission of regulatory documents through the IRB (modifications, exemptions, continuations, etc.).

A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 to 4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

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