Clinical Research Coordinator, Penn Nursing

Job description

Job location: Claire M. Fagin Hall

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-12
Req: JR00029285
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, Penn Nursing

Job Profile Title

Clinical Research Coordinator A

Job Description Summary

We are seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to participate in a study in a National Institute of Health (NIH) funded study at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. This observational study aims to fill the empirical gaps in the current understanding of cancer pain self-management and its outcomes.

Our overriding goal is to improve the quality of life through generation of new knowledge for developing workable interventions to reduce pain, improve function, and reduce disparities among cancer patients. This study involves collection of self-reported daily pain data, collection of surveys to measure patient-reported outcomes, review of electronic medical records (EMR), and assessment of medication self-management using the medication event monitoring system (MEMS).

The CRC will be a collaborative member of our team and will serve under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Project Manager. The CRC will help to ensure the completion of the project timelines for the dissemination of research related data, as well as assisting with recruitment and data collection.

Job Description


  • Subject recruitment, consent, and remote data collection

  • Subject follow-up and outcome assessments

  • Quality management and compliance with study protocols; data management

  • Participate in reporting and dissemination activities

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. The ideal candidate has good communication and interpersonal skills, past experience of human subjects research, is able to adhere strictly to the study protocol; is savvy in computer skills and able to handle technology, is willing to make home visits for data collection, an interest in clinical research serving the adult population, and an understanding of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) practices to protect human subjects research. Some training in pharmacology or background in health-related fields is preferred.

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

School of Nursing

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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Job No:
Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 2/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time