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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-27271
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org CC-Cancer Center
Posted to the Web 11/07/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Hours 40.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8am - 5pm
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.


The Lymphoma Clinical Research Program at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a full-time Clinical Research Liaison to provide high-level support to Dr. Stephen Schuster (PI).

The Lymphoma Clinical Research Liaison will report directly to the Study Team Manager with functional supervision provided by the PI and Program Manager. The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate will be:

* Provide clinical support by quickly and accurately transcribing essential clinic or patient information onto electronic reports as the PI speaks with patients in real-time; check reports for correct punctuation and grammar errors, if any;
* Manage the PI’s calendar, including facilitation of appointments, meetings and conference calls, as well as assistance booking traveling, creating trip itineraries, processing of reimbursement, and attendance of meetings and conferences as requested;
* Prepare/format written correspondence on behalf of the PI, ensuring that all correspondence and other written materials and presentations are accurate and prepared in a timely manner;
* Act as a liaison with various external and internal constituencies on behalf of the PI keeping him apprised of issues and action items on his agenda; establish good working relationships with research partners, research sites, and affiliated organizations;
* Perform comprehensive literature, database and web-based searches with writing of summaries of findings as requested;
* Assist with development and preparation of project-related reports, manuscripts, clinical concepts, research study protocols, and presentations;
* Assist with any relevant submissions to ensure timely adherence to important deadlines, collection, processing and assistance in the compilation and verification of research data, create graphs/figures for data presentations and publications;
* Other duties will be performed for the PI as deemed necessary and important.

Position involves tasks that may occur outside of usual work hours and some travel.

Position is contingent on continued funding.


High School Diploma or GED and 5 -7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Bachelors preferred. The successful applicant will exhibit strong organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, and critical troubleshooting abilities.

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.

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  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
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    • 7 to 10 Years
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Applicant Documents

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