Research Coordinator/Senior Research Coordinator

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Research Coordinator/Senior Research Coordinator

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
Research Coordinator/Senior Research Coordinator

Job Profile Title
Research Coordinator

Job Description Summary
Coordinator will be responsible for implementing day-to-day operations for health policy data analysis projects and randomized controlled trials. The research coordinator will support the research team by fulfilling client deliverables on a timely basis in order to fulfill project deadlines; this will include leading the development of deliverables (proposals, policy briefs, etc.) to be shared externally. This person will also work with the Project Manager to manage the data teams and produce the final data reports, tables, and presentation materials to be shared externally. The research coordinator will coordinate with the Project Manager to manage IRB protocols, project timelines, and organize team meetings, including internal meetings and external meetings at project sites. The research coordinator may be asked to assist with preparation of data use agreements and to manage and update project related social media accounts. This person may be asked to travel, when allowed by the University, to external sites to participate in study design meetings, to check in on study progress and share analyses. We expect this position to grow to support multiple research projects in the near future as they are funded.

In addition to the above, the Senior Research Coordinator should have a demonstrated record of strong research and administrative skills. The Senior Research Coordinator will meet regularly with study leadership to review project updates and timelines, but should have the ability to function independently or with limited guidance in carrying out most responsibilities, including IRB management, social media management, and management of team meetings and project deliverables.

Job Description

Coordinator will be responsible for implementing day-to-day operations for health policy data analysis projects and randomized controlled trials. The research coordinator will support the research team by fulfilling client deliverables on a timely basis in order to fulfill project deadlines; this will include leading the development of deliverables (proposals, policy briefs, etc.) to be shared externally. This person will also work with the Project Manager to manage the data teams and produce the final data reports, tables, and presentation materials to be shared externally. The research coordinator will coordinate with the Project Manager to manage IRB protocols, project timelines, and organize team meetings, including internal meetings and external meetings at project sites. The research coordinator may be asked to assist with preparation of data use agreements and to manage and update project related social media accounts. This person may be asked to travel, when allowed by the University, to external sites to participate in study design meetings, to check in on study progress and share analyses. We expect this position to grow to support multiple research projects in the near future as they are funded.

In addition to the above, the Senior Research Coordinator should have a demonstrated record of strong research and administrative skills. The Senior Research Coordinator will meet regularly with study leadership to review project updates and timelines, but should have the ability to function independently or with limited guidance in carrying out most responsibilities, including IRB management, social media management, and management of team meetings and project deliverables.

Research Coordinator: Bachelor's Degree and 1 to 2 years of research related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are required. This person should have an understanding of the healthcare system and a desire to expand this knowledge base. Experience working with data systems and understanding good data management practices preferred. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Ability, to work effectively independently is required. Strong PC skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint is required. Accuracy, dependability, and attention to detail will be vital in this position. Position contingent upon funding.

Senior Research Coordinator: Bachelor's Degree and 3 to 5 years of research related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are required. This person should have an understanding of the healthcare system and a desire to expand this knowledge base. Experience working with data systems and understanding good data management practices is preferred. Understanding of regulatory compliance issues preferred. Ability, to work effectively both independently and as part of a team is required. Strong PC skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint is required. Accuracy, dependability, and attention to detail will be vital in this position. Position contingent upon funding.

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table

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: 2/16/2021
Application Due: 2/16/2033
Work Type: Full Time
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