Clinical Research Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
14 Jun 2019
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14 Aug 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.

School/Center Overview    

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 position is sought to assist in the conduct and coordination of clinical trials in the Division of Gastroenterology at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Duties include management of Phase I-IV multi-center clinical trials, including working with partnering institutions and creating multi-center budgets and managing invoicing; recruit, screen and enroll potential study subjects; schedule patient visits and any necessary testing; process and ship blood and specimens;prepare and submit all IRB documentation; participate in the conduct of audits; obtain records required to complete case report forms; conduct initiation, monitoring and closeout visits with Sponsor or CRO; resolve data queries with Sponsor or CRO; adhere to all Penn, FDA and GCP guidelines


A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 4 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience are required. Effective problem solving and demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team is necessary. Strong communication and writing skills as well as organizational and time management skills are preferred. Must be flexible and able to multi-task. Knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations would be favorable.

Affirmative Action Statement    

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.

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