Manager Research Project B

Pennsylvania, United States
25 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 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

Positioned within the Cardiology Clinical Research Unit (CCRU) the Project Manager B is expected to actively manage research projects including multi-site investigator-initiated protocols, troubleshoot operational issues on a daily basis and assist with any and all aspects of the assigned projects including budgets, patient visits, specimen procurement and processing, data entry, query resolution and working with study monitors). The CCRU Project Manager B will work closely with major internal and external stakeholders to develop project plans andsupport day to day operations of clinical research proposals for the CCRU team. The CCRU Project Manager B will collaborate with CCRU leadership to draft investigator-initiated protocols, consent forms, CRFs, and other study related documents. The CCRU Project Manager B will manage the CCRU coordinators/support staff including the delegation of tasks, performance management, and time management. The CCRU Manager B will organize internal team meetings, creating the agendas and recording meeting minutes and action items.

Job Description

"This position is contingent upon available funding"
Manage single and multi-site clinical trials (including study start up, daily operations, external site communications (including DSMB members) and troubleshooting, recruitment and enrollment; QA& QC; SOP development; study close out activities)

Manage CCRU support staff

Create protocol documents/databases for investigator-initiated research projects 

Organize team meetings, create agendas, record minutes and action items

Perform additional duties as assigned


Master's Degree with 3-5 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; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less; Typically standing or walking

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$59,703.00 - $113,435.00

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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