Clinical Research Coordinator

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
05 May 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2020
Ref
JR00017186
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.

Job Description Summary

The Clinical Research Coordinator A will provide support and collect data for a study that will evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention for young children with autism in Philadelphia.  The Clinical Research Coordinator A is needed to provide support with developing study materials, recruitment, consenting of participants, collecting observation data in the community, administering assessments to young children, management of study documentation, data entry, database management, managing 2-3 undergraduate employees, assisting with IRB documentation and submissions, and facilitating and maintaining positive working relationships with collaborators.

Job Description

The Clinical Research Coordinator A will provide support and collect data for a study that will evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention for young children with autism in Philadelphia.  The Clinical Research Coordinator A is needed to provide support with developing study materials, recruitment, consenting of participants, collecting observation data in the community, administering assessments to young children, management of study documentation, data entry, database management, managing 2-3 undergraduate employees, assisting with IRB documentation and submissions, and facilitating and maintaining positive working relationships with collaborators.

Qualifications

A Bachelor s degree in education or psychology or related health field and 1-3 years experience or equivalent combination of experience and education required. Previous experience interacting with children and families, and/or experience in with young children with autism are desired. Previous experience conducting standardized and developmental assessments with children is also desired. Previous experience in a research environment is preferred. Proficiency in computer programs including Microsoft Office suite, NVivo, databases (SPSS), and online survey software (REDCap) is also preferred. Outstanding organizational skills are essential. Exquisite attention to detail; the ability to manage multiple responsibilities including daily tasks and planning for longer-term projects; outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work both autonomously and a team are all essential for this position. Individual must be comfortable communicating with diverse audiences.

Special Requirements:

Candidates must have a valid driver's license. Must pass Pennsylvania s Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks, within 30-90 days of employment.

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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