Job location: Perelman Center for Adv Medicine
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-21
University OverviewThe 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.Posted Job TitleResearch CoordinatorJob Profile TitleResearch CoordinatorJob Description SummaryThe Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
The research coordinator will be required to coordinate the day-to-day operations for a large, multi-site population- based implementation study, as well as several genetics related research protocols. The research coordinator will be responsible for managing the survey data collection, handling participant recruitment and follow-up, and entering survey data. This person will be responsible for the abstraction of complex medical data in order to determine study eligibility. This individual will also be responsible for subject follow-up via phone and email, clinic-based patient recruitment, and administrative support. In addition, the research coordinator will assist in other tasks related to the project including coordination of and preparation for study meetings, and documentation of research activities. This individual must be organized and able to prioritize. The job will also entail administrative responsibilities that will include organizing and filing research materials, data entry and extraction and proof reading.
Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
Office, library, computer room
Typically sitting at a desk or table
POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON FUNDINGJob Location - City, StatePhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / SchoolPerelman School of MedicinePay Range$36,401.00 - $65,521.00Affirmative 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.