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RESEARCH ADMIN ASSISTANT

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-26241
Posted Job Title RESEARCH ADMIN ASSISTANT
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org AN-Anesthesia
Posted to the Web 08/15/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 024
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Hours 37.50
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule TBD
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

This is a position for an administrative assistant who will work under the supervision of Justin Clapp, Ph.D, and/or other faculty members. The administrative assistant will provide overall administrative support for the projects of Dr. Clapp and members of the research group. This will include, but not limited to: prepare, organize, and maintain necessary paperwork and research documents and filings, manage data collection and data entry input for ongoing research projects, and assist with preparation of abstract and manuscript submissions. The incumbent will be expected to prioritize and work independently on calendar management, contact list updates, meeting planning, attendance, and follow-up for related research projects.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications

Minimum of a High School Diploma and 3-5 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. A Bachelor’s Degree or college course work preferred.

Excellent attention to detail and ability to utilize email, Internet, Microsoft Office and other community applications in a highly-skilled, organized, efficient and accurate manner. The position requires superior written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, the capacity to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, and good judgment. Applicants with prior experience working with a research team, as well as a potential interest in pursuing a career in a medical field, are preferred.

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/29725

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    • High School Diploma or GED
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    • Bachelor's Degree
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  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
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    • 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