Clinical Research Coordinator

Pennsylvania (US)
17 May 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2019
Contract Type
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 Division of Gastroenterology is seeking a highly-motivated Research Coordinator to be responsible for the day-to-day research operations of multiple research studies related to behavioral economics, population health, and health care delivery innovation. The research coordinator will assist with supporting and implementing research related activities including participant recruitment, data collection and management, communicating with various members of the research team, clinical staff and participants, survey administration and other research duties as needed.
The Clinical Research Coordinator B is expected to perform the duties above with additional involvement in developing recruitment and other process strategies, presenting data and reports to the research team, and assisting with budgeting and working on multi-center studies.

Clinical Research Coordinator A: Bachelor’s Degree and 1 to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Clinical Research Coordinator B: Bachelor’s Degree and 2 to 4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Both levels: The successful candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. He/she will be a highly motivated self-starter, articulate, detail oriented and have strong planning and prioritizing capabilities. Must be able to interact effectively with a variety of stakeholders, including investigators, clinical partners and patients. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Comfort with web based platforms and technology strongly preferred. Familiarity with MS Word and Excel is essential; familiarity with good data management practices, REDCap and previous EHR experience preferred.

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.