Clinical Research Coordinator A

Pennsylvania, United States
29 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 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.

Posted Job Title

Clinical Research coordinator A

Job Profile Title

Clinical Research Coordinator A

Job Description Summary

The Penn Memory Center (PMC) is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator A to join our multi-disciplinary team of health professionals.
This coordinator will substantially assist other coordinators in the execution of clinical trials and imaging studies at PMC. This work includes the recruitment and retention of potential research participants. This research recruits a spectrum of older adults including persons with no cognitive impairment and persons with cognitive impairment caused by Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Job Description

The CRC A will substantially assist with the execution of PI, industry and federally sponsored clinical trials. Responsibilities include the day to day management of clinical research protocols. This work includes the recruitment and retention of potential research participants. Additional duties include assisting in preparation and submission of IRB documents, coordinating and maintaining sponsor or CRO documentation, scheduling and conducting study visits per protocol and participating in ongoing rater certification, protocol training and compliance meetings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruit, screen and obtain informed consent and enroll patients into PI, federally funded and industry sponsor clinical research studies.
  • Assist with study visits including scheduling and gathering study data from subjects and study partner, while adhering to protocol requirements.
  • Provide regular updates at meetings with the Penn Memory Center team of coordinators and researchers.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$36,401.00 - $65,521.00

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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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