Clinical Research Coordinator B

Pennsylvania, United States
11 May 2020
End of advertisement period
11 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.

Job Description Summary

This full-time (40 hours) CRC position's priority will be the management of several, related trials that focus on transplanting HCV+ organs into recipients who do not have HCV. These studies have expanded the organ pool worldwide. It will involve data collection, study, & RA coordination, and regulatory upkeep & auditing, along with some administrative duties. The primary focus will be recruitment/enrollment and event monitoring. Our Lab's research is primarily focused on health behavior change, organ transplant disparities, and outcomes in patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). Research methods will include (but not limited to) retrospective data analyses, biological specimen collection, observational studies, interviewing, clinical trials, and coordinating other sites.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

The candidate should have experience with extraction of clinical data, basic study design, IRB/grant preparation and submission, clinical trial monitoring, adverse event reporting, study regulation, and database management. Comfort with a medical setting/terms, handling confidential patient information and biological specimens (e.g., urine), qualitative methods, and patient contact is greatly encouraged. Individual must be highly motivated, detail oriented, familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite/computer literate, and willing to learn technology used in health behavior change. Depending on experience and enthusiasm, the candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the design, conduct, analysis, and writing of clinical research studies along with the production of tables & figures. The ability to work harmoniously in a diverse group (doctors, residents, students, nurses) is paramount. Position contingent upon grant funding. Please visit our Lab website ( for more information.


Bachelor's Degree with 2-4 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

The selected candidate is expected to be available between a period of 1 ½ to 2 years within this role beyond the end of their PENN on-boarding.

Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety

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
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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.