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RESEARCH ADMIN COORD

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-27764
Posted Job Title RESEARCH ADMIN COORD
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org ME-Medical Ethics
Posted to the Web 01/19/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Hours 40.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9:00-5:30
Months 12
Position Length Ongoing
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 position will provide administrative & research support to the Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy in the Perelman School of Medicine for his teaching and speaking responsibilities. Job duties include research of relevant topics utilizing library and electronic methods, interviews and on-site visits. In addition, this position will proofread and edit speeches and course related materials, with direction of the Chair. Included in these duties will be the ability to compile and analyze data, organize and synthesize existing academic research material, update and/or rewrite existing material, respond to copyright queries from writers and other publishers, obtain rights to use materials from other publications and respond to multiple phone and email queries. This position also plays a critical role in the Chair’s teaching responsibilities by acting as the primary liaison for students, faculty and external speakers as well as contribute to course content for existing and emerging on-line courses. The successful candidate must be able to work independently as well as part of a team, and must be able to multi-task in order to meet tight deadlines.

Qualifications

The minimum of a High School diploma and 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year to 2 years of experience strongly 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/34034

Posting Supplemental Questions

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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