Clinical Research Coordinator A

Pennsylvania, United States
06 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
06 Mar 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.

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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 Clinical Research Coordinator A is responsible for oversight, execution, and regulatory compliance of human subject research carried out in the Epilepsy Division of the Neurology Department. Clinical research projects will be designed to study access to care and quality of care in patients with Epilepsy. The Clinical Research Coordinator A will be recruiting patients as appropriate as outlined in research protocols, will coordinate all research visit activities for assigned projects, and will assist in the maintenance of research database in compliance with HIPAA regulations. They will also interact with physicians, outside physicians and community groups to recruit appropriate new patients for research projects. The scope of this job includes coordinating the regulatory aspects of the program. The Clinical Research Coordinator A will also be responsible for training new personnel who will be working on clinical trials within the division as well. The coordinator must be detail oriented and should have prior experience with IRB guidelines and policies and human subject research practices and appropriate professional skills in the execution of research protocols. The Clinical Research Coordinator will generate reports documenting the progress of individual research projects for internal and external use, such as developing patient and community education material and programs based on the research findings. Position is contingent on continued funding.


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

Responsible for maintaining and adhering to CTMS calendar, assist in invoicing and tracking payments. Complete various training requirements; coordinate training and update regulatory files for the study team, including sub-investigators.10%

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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