Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-27842
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org DM-Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care
Posted to the Web 02/21/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
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.


Clinical Research Coordinator A will assist in the coordination of registry, observational, and occasionally clinical trials Phase I-IV for the Pulmonary Advanced Lung Disease Program.
Prescreen, recruit, consent and enroll eligible subjects. Implement various research protocols and guidelines. Responsible for management and oversight of research regulatory administration, monitoring of patient care, and maintaining general oversight of patient status throughout study period. Will record and report adverse events and serious adverse events per protocols (if applicable to studies). Under the supervision of the project manager, manage patient visit schedule (and, if applicable, study treatment) per protocol, including scheduling all clinical and research office visits in PennChart. Responsible for drawing labs (phlebotomy training preferred but can be taught), sample processing (including blood, urine, and sputum), and shipping samples on dry ice. Responsible for performing vital signs for study visits. Responsible for the preparation and processing of Institutional Review Board (IRB) documentation through the IRB and defined regulatory authorities, including submissions, continuing reviews, amendments and adverse event reporting. Responsible for accurate data collection and data entry. Work closely with study sponsors and monitors. Communicate any research issues to PI, communication with research team, including Investigators, project manager, other team members to ensure patient safety and proper study conduct. Demonstrate vigilance in patient safety, protocol compliance, and data quality. Other duties as assigned.


BA/BS with a minimum of 1-3 years clinical research experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required. Pulmonary experience preferred. Phlebotomy expertise preferred. Effective communication and writing skills; ability to multi-task and problem solve. Energetic, interactive, and demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently. Knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations. Must possess strong computer skills and be able to independently and proficiently work in MS office suite. Position contingent upon funding.

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