Clinical Research Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
23 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

This CRC-C position will coordinate and support the PI with multiple NIH-funded clinical trials. This position will work closely with the lead PI to design and conduct research studies. The CRC will interface with both scientists from other departments as well as research cores within the school of medicine to drive research goals of the PI within the Division forward. The CRC will oversee the startup and implementation of new clinical trials. The CRC will also oversee research staff involved in the PI’s research studies.

Job Description

  • Work closely with the PI to design and conduct research studies
  • Conduct comprehensive literature reviews and will work with PI to develop research funding proposals
  • Interface with scientists from other departments as well as research cores within the School of Medicine to drive research goals of PI forward
  • Responsible to train and supervise staff and interface with existing student trainees in the multiple projects
  • Design and conduct qualitative research, instrument development projects which includes proposal development, research design, data collection, survey design, qualitative analyses, and report writing, to name a few.
  • Develop relationships with existing and potential funders, research partners, research sites, regulatory offices and affiliated organizations as part of stakeholder management.
  • Develop and implement all safety procedures for research projects including drafting and implementing new SOPs and protocols, in compliance with safety and ethical regulations.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

*** The position is contingent upon funding***


Qualified candidate's minimum requirements Bachelor's and 4-6 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred candidates should have a master’s or equivalent degree in public health, social sciences or other related fields. Supervision experience and familiarity with clinical data management.

Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety; Alternative work schedules

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Typically standing or walking; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

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.