Clinical Research Coordinator

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
Posted
23 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2020
Ref
JR00014071
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 Research Coordinator will support various research and administrative activities of the Penn Mental Health AIDS Research Center. They will be be responsible for coordinating the activities of the Community Advisory Board (CAB), including all monthly meeting arrangements, preparing agendas and other meeting materials, taking and disseminating meeting minutes, arranging for catering, overseeing CAB projects and maintaining contacts with other community partners. In addition, they will support subject recruitment efforts for studies the center supports and multiple pilot studies. They will enroll patients in studies, maintain updated enrollment numbers and document recruitment strategies for all participating subjects. They will consult on the design of flier and web-based recruitment activities. They will maintain an updated list of of grants and publications and assist with reporting. The ideal candidate will have experience with both academic and community event planning. Familiarity with health and mental health agencies in Philadelphia would be desirable. Oral and written communication skills are essential.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

Job Description

This position will assist in the management of multiple clinical trials and responsibilities in specific research area. Coordinate the screening of patients, subject enrollment, collection and storage of biological samples and related study documents, and collection of clinical data. Assist with Institutional Review Board (IRB) filings and inquiries, and assist in the preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and research related presentations. Works closely with the Principal Investigator, manager, and study team to identify problems and develop solutions. Implement approved changes to procedures as needed and monitor results. Responsible for study coordination for investigator-initiated studies, multi-center research studies, and patient-oriented clinical and translational research projects.

This positions contingent on funding.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

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

$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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