Clinical Research Assistant B

Expiring today

Pennsylvania, United States
23 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Jan 2021
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

Within the Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) in the Center for Cellular Therapies (CCI),  the Clinical Research Assistant, under general supervision will provide support for clinical trials coordinated within the CTU. General duties/responsibilities will include but is not limited to trafficking of study related research samples, pick-up and delivery of investigational products (e.g., T cells, vaccines) to patient care unit, preparation of study related research lab kits, obtaining study related documents (e.g., 1572, FCOI, CITI certs, etc.), assisting with filing of study related documents and maintenance of CTU trials master files (e.g., regulatory binder).

This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

Responsibilities Include but not limited to:

  • Coordinate research specimen collection and delivery
  • Deliver and thaw investigation research product at patient bedside 
  • Assist study teams with data entry and data query resolution.
  • Assist Regulatory staff with obtaining study related documents and with filing and maintenance


  • Excellent communication, attention to detail, and organizational and time management skills.
  • H.S. Diploma or GED required, with 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bachelors degree Preferred, with 1-2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Working Conditions:

Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort:

Typically sitting at a desk or table

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$17.58 - $31.65

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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