Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-27669
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org ME-Division of Health Policy
Posted to the Web 01/08/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:30 AM TO 5:30 PM
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.


Responsible for implementing day to day operations for randomized controlled trial through the Division of Health Policy and the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, related to payment reform, physician incentives, and provider behavior. The Sr. Research Coordinator will support the research team by fulfilling client deliverables on a timely basis in order to fulfill project deadlines, including leading the development of deliverables (proposals, policy briefs, etc) to be shared externally. This person will also manage the data teams and produce the final data reports to be shared externally. The Sr. Research Coordinator will manage the IRB protocols and organize all the team meetings, including internal meetings and external travel to project sites. We anticipate this person will travel to external sites to participate in study design meetings, to check in on study progress and share analyses. We expect this position to grow to support multiple research projects in the near future as they are funded.


Bachelor’s Degree and 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. This person should have an understanding of the healthcare system and a desire to expand this knowledge base. Experience working with data systems and understanding good data management practices preferred. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Familiarity with MS Word and Excel is essential. Position contingent upon funding.

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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