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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 role of the research coordinator is to provide day to day administrative oversight of assigned grants within the Cancer Survivorship Research Program. The research coordinator will assist the Principal Investigator, the Manager of Projects, and the co-investigators and clinical teams in the study design, database creation and maintenance, protocol development, and study execution of local and multi-site research initiatives. This individual will work independently and collaboratively, and possess organizational, writing and analytical skills. The candidate should be knowledgeable about the preparation of manuscripts, presentations, and grants, including grant reports to sponsors. S/he will be a liaison to departmental and institutional interaction such as the IRB, the nursing units and sponsors. The incumbent will be a resource to other members of the team and will assist the Manager of Projects in the implementation of new clinical trials. S/he will problem-solve the challenges to implement a plan of action and will work with the regulatory manager to ensure that submissions to the IRB are completed in a timely manner. S/he will provide weekly updates to study research teams and the principal investigators. The incumbent will seek guidance from the Principal Investigator or Manager of Projects when faced with challenges. S/he will initiate education to the staff and involved parties that will interact with the trial or study subjects. Facility with Spanish language is desirable.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â â‹
This position is contingent on funding.
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 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
Job Location - City, State
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Perelman School of Medicine
$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.
Internal Number: JR00011757
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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.