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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-28107
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org BE-Epidemiology Division
Posted to the Web 03/02/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:30 to 5:30
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 CRC will be responsible for independently conducting and managing all aspects of clinical research study coordination including: study participant enrollment and consenting; obtaining medical records; detailed data entry into multiple electronic data capture systems (e.g., REDCap), including medical record abstraction; study participant visits (which includes scheduling of visits and procedures, accompanying participants to all study visits, and collecting data from study participants according to protocol); follow-up with study participants; ensuring proper and timely participant reimbursement; acting as a liaison between the study team, study sites, and applicable service centers; and organizing, maintaining, and assuring the accuracy of all study documentation. The CRC will be responsible for the initiation, training, and management of study sites as well as providing ongoing guidance and support for study implementation at these sites. The candidate will also be responsible for assisting in study start up, including, but not limited to, the development of protocols, case report forms, recruitment documents, recruitment logs, and electronic templates for data collection; obtaining Research Billing Numbers; and participating in site initiation, monitoring, audit, and close-out visits. The candidate will assure compliance with the study protocol and all applicable regulations and assist in the preparation of progress reports.
This position is contingent on continued funding.


A Bachelor’s Degree and 4 to 6 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required. Prior experience with IRB guidelines, policies, human subject research practices and appropriate professional skills in the execution of clinical research protocols are required. The position requires a highly motivated, interactive, articulate individual with excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with clinicians, researchers, patients, and families. The CRC will demonstrate the utmost respect and courtesy for patients and their families and exhibit a compassionate and professional demeanor in performance of their duties. The candidate should possess the ability to work independently on complex projects and also as part of a team. Must be detail oriented, have strong planning, organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing capabilities and be capable of problem solving issues as they arise but willing to seek help as appropriate to complete the work accurately and efficiently. Must possess strong computer skills and be able to work independently and proficiently in Microsoft Office. Experience with database programs (e.g., REDCap) is preferred, but, minimally, the willingness to learn these skills is required.

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?
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  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
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  4. * How many years of experience do you have specifically with coordinating the day-to-day activities of a clinical research study?
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  5. * How many years of experience do you have specifically with patient interaction for clinical research studies?
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
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Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter