Research Admin Assistant

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
29 May 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Jul 2019
Ref
40-32055
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

The Research Administrative Assistant will support the PI with basic research related activities including data collection, cleaning and preliminary analysis, assist with publication and presentation activities, conduct literature reviews and draft summaries as needed. Successful applicant will be required to complete CITI and other trainings to ensure the ethical conduct of research and be trusted to handle sensitive and confidential human subject information.

A High School Diploma or GED and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. College degree or coursework is a plus. Strong analytical, organizational and writing skills required. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and ability to quickly learn other software programs 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.