Clinical Research Coordinator A-01

Pennsylvania, United States
23 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Part 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 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.

Job Description

The Penn Collaborative for CBT & Implementation Science at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine is pleased to announce an opening for a part-time (3 days per week) Clinical Research Coordinator-A. This research coordinator will support the online training operations of the Beck Community Initiative, a program focused on novel strategies to implement Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in community mental health care settings. Responsibilities include recruiting participants to engage in the training protocol; assessment of participant training outcomes according to the protocol time line; providing feedback and consultation to participants to enhance their learning; updating and adapting the web-based training to increase user experience and efficiency; maintaining all incoming audio files and data for various projects; maintaining multiple databases and data trackers; conducting internal monitoring efforts to ensure compliance with policies; conducting literature reviews and assisting with writing of manuscripts; and additional duties as needed. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, well-organized, team-oriented, and have experience in the administrative maintenance of training initiatives, program evaluation, or research studies. In addition, this candidate will have an interest in community mental health, implementation science, and/or cognitive behavioral therapy. Candidates who are fluent in Spanish and/or have experience with Articulate Storyline 3 are particularly encouraged to apply. For more information on the Beck Community Initiative, please see

The position is open immediately, and applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. The position will be for at least two years, with the second year contingent on funding at the end of year one.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a similar field of study plus 1 to 2 years of experience are required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will be very attentive to detail, have excellent interpersonal skills, have strong data management skills and computer competence; be willing to work as a team player, be self-starting and be able to monitor time allocated to different tasks. In addition, the ideal candidate will have an interest in community mental health, implementation science, the intersection of technology and mental health, and/or cognitive behavioral therapy. Candidates who are fluent in Spanish and/or have experience with Articulate Storyline 3 are particularly encouraged to apply.

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

$20.00 - $36.00

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.