Clinical Research Coordinator A

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
24 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2020
Ref
JR00022385
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 Profile Title Clinical Research Coordinator A

Job Description Summary

This position is based in the Penn Frontotemporal Degeneration Center, part of the Department of Neurology of the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine. The purpose of this position is to coordinate essential longitudinal observational neurodegenerative disease research protocols in patients with early-onset neurodegenerative conditions such as frontotemporal degeneration, primary progressive aphasia, movement disorders such as progressive supranuclear palsy and associated neurodegenerative diseases, with a focus on patients who are mutation carriers. The job functions include contacting patients/caregivers to schedule research visits, organizing and coordinating research visits, performing cognitive testing, acquiring some imaging data, collecting some biofluids, assisting with shipment of biofluids, performing preliminary analyses of cognitive data, and uploading and maintaining clinical and cognitive databases to share data at Penn and within NIH consortium studies.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

The job functions include contacting patients/caregivers to schedule research visits, organizing and coordinating research visits, performing cognitive testing, acquiring some imaging data, collecting biofluids, assisting with shipment of biofluids, performing preliminary analyses of cognitive data, and uploading and maintaining clinical and imaging databases to share data at Penn and within NIH consortium studies.

Qualifications

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