Duties: Coordinate the day-to-day management of clinical treatment trials, including IRB, NIH and FDA regulatory documentation. Follow study protocols and SOPs to recruit potential research participants, determine study eligibility, obtain informed consent, administer study assessments, and conduct research interviews. Contact radio and newspaper vendors to implement effective recruitment strategies for clinical trials. Supervise research staff and train new employees as needed. Meet regularly with the Principal Investigator and study team to identify problems and develop solutions. Coordinate bi-weekly meeting and communications with non-UPENN research sites. Implement changes to procedures as needed and monitor results. Maintain tracking databases and produce reports on follow-up rates. Manage study petty cash for subject payments. Maintain study medication accountability logs.
Submission of continuing reviews updates/amendments to the University of Pennsylvania IRB, NIAA, and FDA, and travel between study sites on and off University of Pennsylvania campus.

Qualifications: BA/BS with 2-4 years of research experience including 1-2 years conducting treatment research in addictions or other psychiatric disorders, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Candidate should have familiarity with performing research study assessments and diagnostic interviews in-person and over the phone with participants. Experience submitting IRB continuing reviews, protocol deviations, and modifications. Have good written and verbal communication skills. Good attention to detail skills for data collection and data management. Must be available to accommodate participants for some evenings and weekends study visits. Position contingent upon continued funding.

Reference Number: 40-27294

Salary Grade: 026

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: PS-Addictions

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.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research

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