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CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD B/C

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-26464
Posted Job Title CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD B/C
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org OT-Otorhinolaryngology
Posted to the Web 07/31/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026/027
Employment Type Exempt
Hours 40.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:30am to 5:00pm
Months 12
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

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/

Duties

Clinical Research Coordinator B: With minimal supervision, coordinate Phase I-IV clinical trials. Support ongoing clinical trials in medical and head and neck oncology by consenting patients, maintaining databases, completing adverse events reporting to regulatory authorities and industry sponsors. Responsible for extraction of data from clinical records, coordination of research related testing and sample processing with the patient and rest of the research staff. Entry of all data in a timely fashion into both university and industry databases. Will help develop and work with study budgets to coordinate accurate billing for patient research activities. Will be completely responsible for overseeing successful execution of research projects assigned. Will accurately extract data from databases in form usable for manuscript or other type of publication. Will be responsible for all regulatory filings required for maintaining active status of the trial with the IRB, the Clinical Trials Scientific Committee and Data Safety Monitoring Committees, and be able to work effectively with study monitors and auditors on an as needed basis. Experience with handling research blood samples preferred but not required.

Clinical Research Coordinator C: Independently manage Phase I-IV clinical trials for the Center for Rare Cancers and Personalized Therapeutics. Support ongoing clinical trials in medical and head and neck oncology by consenting patients, maintaining databases, completing adverse events reporting to regulatory authorities and industry sponsors. Responsible for extraction of data from clinical records, coordination of research related testing and sample processing with the patient and rest of the research staff. Entry of all data in a timely fashion into both university and industry databases. Develop study budgets to coordinate accurate billing for patient research activities. Will be completely responsible for overseeing successful execution of research projects assigned. Will accurately extract data from databases in form usable for manuscript or other type of publication. Prepare and process all IRB, CROs, and pharmaceutical companies regulatory documentation, organize and maintain all documentation, resolve data and regulatory queries with sponsors, IRB, and CROs. Mentor other coordinators and serve as a role model.

Qualifications

Both levels of this position require effective problem solving abilities; communication and writing skills are critical. Must possess the ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.

Clinical Research Coordinator B:
* The minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years to 4 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
* Ability to coordinate Phase I-IV clinical trials with minimal supervision

Clinical Research Coordinator C:
* The minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 4 or more years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
* Ability to independently manage Phase I-IV complex clinical trials and ability to mentor coordinators
* Ability to independently manage Phase I-IV complex clinical trials and ability to mentor coordinators Knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations and experience with regulatory processes is required

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
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/30174

Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Vocational or Technical School
    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter