Research Coordinator

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
05 May 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2020
Ref
JR00015882
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University Overview

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.

Posted Job Title

Research Coordinator

Job Profile Title

Research Coordinator

Job Description Summary

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/

Job Description

Li-San Wang’s Lab is hiring a Research Coordinator to provide support for the National Institute on Aging Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Data Storage Site (NIAGADS) project. The person in conjunction with other lab members will coordinate genetic data submission and access and manage NIAGADS user information.  The person will coordinate with the contributing cohorts for update and maintenance of phenotypes, consents, IRB protocols, and research use activities. The person will oversee public-facing activities for NIAGADS including website maintenance, social media, scheduling presentations and workshops, and newsletters. Position will be first line of contact with NIA program officials and external researchers and will coordinate meetings and conferences related to the project.

This position is contingent on funding.

Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00

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.

Special Requirements 
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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