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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-28058
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org DE-Dermatology
Posted to the Web 02/21/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:00am-5:00pm
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.


The responsibilities of the Clinical Research Coordinator C include but are not limited to:
* The preparation and processing of all Institutional Review Board (IRB) documentation through the IRB for Sponsor Initiated Studies as well as Investigator Initiated, including submissions, continuing reviews, amendments and adverse event reporting.
* The recruitment, screening, and enrollment of all study subjects including all documentation of these activities.
* The ability to develop appropriate study specific documents and study tools to enable the proper and compliant execution of any initiated studies including but not limited to Case Report Forms, completion guideline, operations manuals, data management plans, standard operational procedures, workflow processes.
* Ability to obtain and process study specimens in accordance with regulations and study protocol.
* Organize and maintain all documentation required by sponsor or CRO (institutional forms, FDA Form 1572, deviation and exception memos, physicians and coordinators’ CVs and medical licenses, record of IRB certification and compliance).
* Work directly with principal investigators and other coordinators as needed for the successful execution of the clinical trials.
* Prepare and process all regulatory documentation with pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organizations (CROs).
* Assist in the orientation and training of new coordinators.
* Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, GCP, and FDA guidelines.


The qualifications necessary for the Clinical Research Coordinator C position include:
* Minimum of a BS/BA or BSN and 4-6 years experience in direct human subjects research or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Knowledge of IRB and Human Research Protection Regulations
* Should be comfortable doing a variety of tasks, be able to balance multiple commitments, and be proficient at adaptive multi-tasking.
* Must be extremely dependable, able to meet deadlines, self-motivated, and highly efficient.
* Should demonstrate interest in the work, a strong work ethic, and personal and professional integrity.
* Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills are essential.
* Energetic, interactive and comfortable working independently and also as part of a team
* Effectively communicates with investigators, coordinators, and co-workers
* Has strong computer skills as evidenced by proficient knowledge of Microsoft office tools (e.g., word, Excel, power point)
* Ability to collect and maintain data integrity
* Experience with EPIC and RedCap preferred
* Phlebotomy expertise preferred
* Penn CRC Certification required for internal applicants, or must be completed within first six months of hire for external applicants, and/or ACRP or SoCRA certification a plus.

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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  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
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Optional Documents
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