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CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD A

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-27804
Posted Job Title CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD A
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org PS-Neuropsychiatry
Posted to the Web 01/23/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:30-5:30, Mon-Fri
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

The Brain Behavior Laboratory is recruiting a Clinical Research Coordinator A to help investigators conduct behavioral and functional neuroimaging research in adolescents and adults with mood and psychotic disorders, as well as healthy individuals. Ongoing studies focus on normal and abnormal function of motivational circuits, and on application of functional neuroimaging to studying the brain effects of psychiatric medications. The position will draw on a wide range of skills and provide learning opportunities in diverse areas. Responsibilities will include assisting with: clinical assessment of psychiatric symptoms; recruiting, scheduling, and assessing subjects; acquisition of data for behavioral and functional MRI experiments; maintenance of regulatory documents and correspondence.

Qualifications

BA/BS and 1-3 years experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required. Superb interpersonal skills and an educational background in Neuroscience/Psychology or Biology/Premed is required. An interest in working directly with psychiatric patient populations is essential, and prior experience in this area is preferred. Knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations is desirable. While not required, proficiency with Unix/Linux and Macintosh operating systems is preferred. Above all, the applicant should demonstrate strong motivation and excellent organizational skills.

Must pass Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks, within 30-90 days of employment. 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.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/34062

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
  4. * Are you willing to pass Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks, within 30-90 days of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience with the Unix/Linux operating system?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter