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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-28038
Posted Job Title MGR RES PROJECT A
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org RA-Radiology
Posted to the Web 02/21/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8-5
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.


Research Project Manager A will be responsible for supporting clinical trials within Nuclear medicine and Molecular Imaging division of the department of Radiology including the initial set-up, regulatory filings, implementation and oversight of new and ongoing trials. Responsibilities will include regulatory submissions, operationalizing study protocols and procedures, correspondence with sponsors and/or investigators regarding start up and study management, communication with internal UPenn regulatory bodies and external regulatory agencies (e.g. FDA, sponsor or CROs). This position will include a supervisory role in training for clinical research coordinators or research assistants within the Nuclear Medicine clinical coordination unit. Tasks will include working closely with PET Center Administrative director, Principle Investigators and other coordinators in the unit and in collaborating departments and staff within the nuclear medicine clinic to plan and implement study procedures, collect and monitor data and report study progress internally and to study sponsor. Responsible for preparation and submission of IRB and other regulatory submissions, correspondence and organization and maintenance of regulatory documentation following good clinical practice guidelines for conduct of research involving human subjects. This position will oversee or perform data entry, aid in resolving data queries, review screening and enrollment for multiple studies and work with other study team members to identify optimal recruitment strategies. Project manager will oversee scheduling of study related visits, participate in preparation and conduct of monitoring and audits including study initiation and closeout visits with sponsor.


A Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience in human subjects research, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Effective communication and writing skills, effective problem solving skills, working knowledge of regulatory documents and regulatory review requirements, understanding of humans subjects research protection regulations and training in good clinical practices required. Ability to multi-task, work independently and work as part of a team. Ability to train and supervise other staff to conduct human subjects research. Experience working with electronic data systems.

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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