This position will involve oversight and coordination of the day to day activities of existent research studies. This position will report directly to the PI and supervise study coordinator personnel and work study students and be responsible for management of staff on a daily basis. This person will lead team meetings with the PI being present. This person will oversee the initiation and conduct of new studies; prepare IRB submissions, modifications, and renewals; coordinate communication with study investigators and research staff both at Penn and at multiple institutions. This person will work on database (questionnaire) development with PI oversight and also be responsible for data queries and resolution of missing data when necessary. This person will work to ensure high quality data collection and answer any protocol-related questions from other collaborating team members and other sites. This person will be responsible for primary data collection and participant recruitment.
This position will also include oversight and management of the Penn Quantitative Echo Core Lab (PQECL). The PQECL serves as a core reading center for multi-center national and international trials. The responsibilities for the position include: liaising with multiple academic institutions and well as government (i.e. FDA) and industry (i.e. GSK) personnel as a point of contact. This person will work with the Technical and Medical Directors to respond to funding proposals, review PQECL requests, and handle regulatory submissions related to the core labs involvement in external research projects. This person will also assist in developing, SOPs, manuals and workflows to ensure the PQECL effectively and efficiently responds and manages small and large trails. This person will also assist with database development, assist in software validation and be involved in User Acceptability Testing (UAT).
Internal Number: 44228
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