Clinical Research Nurse

Pennsylvania, United States
05 May 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2020
Contract Type
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

Clinical Research Nurse C

Job Profile Title

Clinical Research Nurse C

Job Description Summary

This personnel will be utilized to support the conduct of clinical trials sponsored by the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies at the University of Pennsylvania or Industry Sponsors.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Collaboration with sponsor entity and CTU regulatory team on study activation,
  • Management, as the lead assigned to the studies, of - 
  1.  all relevant study start-up activities, for example, creation of study forms, set-up of interdisciplinary team workflows (e.g., apheresis, manufacturing, LD chemo, etc.) 
  2.  study screening/enrollment, 
  3. scheduling of study related visits,
  4. coordination for the collection and manufacturing of cells for investigational therapeutic use,
  5.  administration of investigational cell therapy,
  6. collection and documentation of study related data,
  7.  safety reporting (NSAE/SAE), 
  8. facilitation of study related clinical meetings,
  9. response to data discrepancy related queries, monitoring/audit findings, 
  10. study close-out activities, and
  11. timelines for all study related deliverables. 
  • Assist CTU management team in the education/training of new research personnel and mentoring of existing personnel
  • Other responsibilities delegated as needed.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description


  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Major in Nursing preferred
  • Registered Nurse with license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania
  • 2-3 years of nursing experience required; clinical research experience preferred.
  • Oncology and/or cellular immunotherapy clinical trials preferred.
  • Demonstrated capacity/ability from past work experience to learn and apply new concepts, develop skills and knowledge, work/collaborate with others, work independently, organize, prioritize, problem solve and utilize resources appropriately. 

Working Conditions:

  • Office, library, computer room
  • Requires extensive safety training
  • Exposure to chemicals
  • Requires protective devices

Physical Effort:

  • Typically sitting at a desk or table
  • Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

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.