Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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Posted Job Title
Clinical Research Coordinator B
Job Profile Title
Clinical Research Coordinator B
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 Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation (PC3I) is seeking a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator B to implement day to day operations for innovative research projects and strategic initiatives. PC3I aims to inspire, design, and advance solutions to make cancer care better by improving health and healthcare for patients with cancer, increasing efficiency and reducing costs while improving cancer care outcomes, and catalyzing innovation in cancer care. PC3Iâ™s portfolio includes projects to discover, translate, test, and scale new strategies for cancer care delivery with Penn Medicine and external partners.
This individual will work under general supervision. This person will implement day to day research activities for complex pragmatic trials and other projects with oversight from PC3I leadership, project principal investigators, and project managers. This person will 1) develop project documentation, including portions of project plans, study protocols, standard operating procedures, and IRB and other regulatory documents; 2) execute research project activities by initiating study procedures; conducting and overseeing recruitment, screening, enrollment, and follow-up procedures for study participants; and coordinating primary data collection and preparation; 3) draft reports, memos, abstracts, manuscripts, presentations, and proposals; and 4) coordinate meetings and track project tasks and deliverables; and implement other PC3I activities as assigned.
Bachelorâ™s degree and 2-3 years of research experience in a clinical or academic setting or equivalent combination of education and related experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; demonstrated ability to problem solve and identify and utilize available resources; demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently and coordinate project inputs and stakeholders; strong interpersonal skills, judgment, and diplomacy to work effectively with diverse internal and external stakeholders; proficiency with standard office software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Preferred qualifications: knowledge of software for reference management (e.g., EndNote, Zotero), electronic data capture (e.g., REDCap), content management and collaboration (e.g., Box, Smartsheet), websites (e.g. WordPress), and design (e.g., Adobe InDesign, Photoshop).
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: JR00020588
About University of Pennsylvania
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.