Job description

Duties: Coordinate the day-to-day management of genetic research studies, including IRB and NIH regulatory documentation. Submission of continuing reviews, updates/amendments to the University of Pennsylvania IRB, and NIAAA. Follow study protocols and SOPs to recruit potential research participants, determine study eligibility, obtain informed consent, administer study assessments, and conduct research interviews. Supervise research staff and train new employees as needed. Meet regularly with the Principal Investigator and study team to identify problems and develop solutions. Implement changes to procedures as needed and monitor results. Maintain tracking databases and produce reports on follow-up rates. Manage Clincard subject payments. Maintain 100% genetic sample accountability logs.

Qualifications: BA/BS with at least 1 year experience in conducting research in addictions or other psychiatric disorders or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Candidate should have familiarity with performing research study assessments, semi-structured interviews, 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: 40-27787

Salary Grade: 025

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




Diversity Profile: University



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Posted: 1/31/2018
Application Due: 1/2/2019
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