Research Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
21 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 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

The Research Coordinator will be required to coordinate the day-to-day operations for several research protocols. He/she will be responsible for the abstraction of complex medical data in order to determine study eligibility. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the research coordinator will manage data using different tools, systems and statistical software package and submit protocol modifications and continuing reviews to the IRB as needed, perform literature review, and write reports and sections of grant proposals and manuscripts for publication. The Coordinator role may also include direct patient interaction, such as enrolling patients in studies. There will also be an opportunity to participate in the design, conduct, analysis and writing of clinical research studies, along with the production of tables and figures. The job will also entail administrative responsibilities that will include organizing and filing research materials, data entry and extraction and proof reading.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

The Research Coordinator  (RC) will support the research activities of the Principal Investigator in the study of health policy and economics surrounding unscheduled care, with an emphasis on older patients. Primary responsibilities include identifying data sources, compiling data, and preparing data for analyses using statistical software. Other supporting responsibilities include conducting literature searches, drafting literature reviews, assisting with manuscript preparation, and assisting with grant and IRB submissions.  The RC will work closely with the PI to conduct these analyses.


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

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

$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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