Research Project Associate

Job description

The Research Project Associate in the Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s Clinical Research Administration/Emergency Medicine department will work under direct supervision of the Principal Investigator and will assist with specific research tasks associated with ongoing clinical research projects.

The Research Project Associate, in collaboration with the Clinical Investigators, will be responsible for the planning, implementation, and execution of Clinical Trials in the Emergency Medicine Department.  You will play a critical part in the success of the clinical trials and therefore you should be able to work independently and within a team. Primary responsibilities include the coordination of study enrollment, oversight of study protocols, and submission of research activities per IRB regulations.  Incumbent will establish and maintain databases of subjects, process informed consent paperwork, and ensure study payment is processed and received in a timely fashion.  Additional responsibilities include working independently to drive day to day research activities, supporting multiple active protocols simultaneously, and working with multiple investigators while adhering with FDA, IRB, Pennsylvania, and related regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least 6 months of related research experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Must be available to work evenings/weekends.

*Prior experience with IRB submissions both local and central.

*Strong eDC data entry skills.

*Must have strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and program participants.

*Ability to operate all standard office equipment/software including MS office.

*Ability to work independently or as a team with attention to detail and adherence to project   deadlines.


This is a grant funded position.

This position requires a background check.


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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. 

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 5/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time