CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD A

Duties: The Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for implementing the day-to-day operations for a clinical trial at the University of Pennsylvania. This research uses wireless technologies (e.g. wearable devices and wireless weight scales), automated feedback, and principles of behavioral economics to design social incentives to motivate adult obese diabetics to lose weight and be more physically active.

The Clinical Research Coordinator A will be responsible for all aspects of research project data collection, including development of a study website, maintaining the study website, participant recruitment, enrollment, study protocol, data collection, and data entry. The research coordinator will also assist with IRB management, adverse event reporting, and following up with participants for study milestones.

The Clinical Research Coordinator A will have active involvement in the planning and implementation of patient recruitment into the study and will also maintain a patient caseload once the patients are enrolled.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 1 year to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Understanding of regulatory compliance issues preferred. Experience working with electronic systems and data systems, and understanding good data management practices preferred. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Familiarity with MS Office Suite is essential. This position is currently funded for 1.5 year. However, opportunities for continued work may occur with newly funded projects in the future.

Reference Number: 40-28298

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-General Internal Medicine

Special Requirements:

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research

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