Clinical Research Assistant A, Surgery Department

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
10 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
11 Apr 2021
Ref
JR00028821
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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 assistant will work closely with the Division of Plastic Surgery, with Dr. Stephen Kovach as the mentor. The clinical research assistant will be responsible for organizing, gaining approval, and managing research projects that are produced within the division.  The Clinical Research Assistant will develop skills in planning, implementation, and conducting retrospective and prospective clinical trials as well as managing and analyzing institutional and national datasets. The clinical research assistant will also film select surgical case led by Dr. Kovach.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

The research assistant will work closely with the Division of Plastic Surgery, with Dr. Stephen Kovach as the mentor. The clinical research assistant will be responsible for organizing, gaining approval, and managing research projects that are produced within the division.  The Clinical Research Assistant will develop skills in planning, implementation, and conducting retrospective and prospective clinical trials as well as managing and analyzing institutional and national datasets. The clinical research assistant will also film select surgical case led by Dr. Kovach.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Qualifications

H.S. Diploma or GED Required, 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; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$16.23 - $29.22

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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