Director, Clinical Trial Administrative and Financial Operations
Job location: HUP
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-06
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 TitleDirector, Clinical Trial Administrative and Financial OperationsJob Profile TitleAdministrative and Financial OfficerJob 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/Job Description
The Director, Clinical Trial Administrative and Financial Operations (DCT) is responsible for oversight and management of clinical research operations within the Department of Neurology. The ideal candidate will provide leadership, professional development, training, and mentorship to faculty and staff involved in clinical research. Additionally, the DCT is responsible for all budgets and financial transactions related to clinical trial research (both pharma and NIH funded).
The DCT will be proficient in all Penn electronic systems (PennERA, Ben Financials and Business Warehouse) as well as utilizing reporting tools to develop and maintain metrics to enhance clinical trial management. Additionally, the DCT will have at least five years of experience with clinical trial budgeting and negotiation along with at least 10 years of grants management experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree and 5 to 7 years experience or equivalent combination of years and experience required.
Contingent upon funding.Job Location - City, StatePhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / SchoolPerelman School of MedicinePay Range$72,837.00 - $138,391.00Affirmative 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.