Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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Posted Job Title
Senior Research Coordinator, Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Job Profile Title
Research Coordinator Senior
Job Description Summary
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
The SeniorResearch 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. This person may be asked to travel 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 and management of team meetings and project deliverables.
This position is contingent on funding.
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree with 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Working Conditions Office, library, computer room
Physical Effort Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
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.
Internal Number: JR00016708
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Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.