Clinical Research Coordinator A

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Clinical Research Coordinator A

University Overview

The 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 Title
Clinical Research Coordinator A

Job Profile Title
Clinical Research Coordinator A

Job Description Summary
The Clinical Research Coordinator A will be responsible for coordinating the Academic Associate Program at the University of Pennsylvania. The Academic Associate Program provides students with an opportunity to learn how to conduct clinical research studies and to be part of a clinical team in a high-acuity healthcare environment. The Clinical Research Coordinator A will work closely with the project manager and principal investigators to select Academic Associates each semester, and s/he will manage the day-to-day operations of the Academic Associate Program in the Emergency Department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The Clinical Research Coordinator A will also be responsible for coordinating other emergency medicine research studies as assigned. Duties of this role may include screening and enrolling research participants, maintaining regulatory compliance, abstracting and entering data, developing research materials, coordinating conference calls and meetings, assisting with training, and performing other duties as assigned. This position may involve approximately 30-60 hours of on-call time per week and travel to national study meetings (up to one per quarter).

Job Description

This position will assist in the management of multiple clinical trials and responsibilities in specific research area. Coordinate the screening of patients, subject enrollment, collection and storage of biological samples and related study documents, and collection of clinical data. Assist with Institutional Review Board (IRB) filings and inquiries, and assist in the preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and research related presentations. Works closely with the Principal Investigator, manager, and study team to identify problems and develop solutions. Implement approved changes to procedures as needed and monitor results. Responsible for study coordination for investigator-initiated studies, multi-center research studies, and patient-oriented clinical and translational research projects.

Position contingent upon funding.

Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00

Affirmative 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.


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Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 2/12/2033
Work Type: Full Time
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