University of Pennsylvania RESEARCH COORDINATOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 07-30704
Posted Job Title RESEARCH COORDINATOR
School Name Wharton School
Org Wharton's People Analytics Initiative
Posted to the Web 01/09/2019
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule M-F, 9 am - 5 pm
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
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.
The World’s First Business SchoolJOSEPH WHARTON, FOUNDERIn 1881, American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania.Wharton’s pioneering vision was to produce graduates who would become ‘pillars of the state, whether in private or in public life.’ The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations.Today, Wharton has expanded the scope of this vision to become the most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world – with over 225 faculty members, 95,000 alumni, 5,000 students across 10 academic departments, 20 research centers, and more than 9,000 executive education participants annually. https://www.wharton.upenn.edu/
Wharton People Analytics (WPA) is an applied, interdisciplinary research center at the Wharton School. Under the direction of faculty advisors Adam Grant, Angela Duckworth, Cade Massey, and Matthew Bidwell, WPA works in partnership with organizations to conduct innovative research in the domain of evidence-based management and the psychology of work. Reporting to the Research Director, the Research Coordinator for Wharton People Analytics at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will execute day-to-day operations and all associated tasks related to multiple research projects. The Research Coordinator will work to support all WPA research streams, and contribute to the development of research plans, implementation of research designs, data collection, management, and analysis efforts, as well as collaborating with outside agencies and institutions. The Research Coordinator’s core responsibilities include conducting literature reviews, participating in the development and implementation of research study design, coordinating online research studies, cleaning and analyzing data, and drafting written summaries of research findings. The Research Coordinator will serve as the administrative core across multiple research streams and organize all study documentation, meeting notes, and correspondence for each research project. The Research Coordinator will also contribute to the intellectual life of WPA by brainstorming research ideas, sharing and discussing articles, and joining discussions about the latest work in people analytics and related fields.
Bachelor’s degree required/ Master’s degree preferred; and 1 -2 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Research Coordinator should have a serious interest in conducting academic research, and specifically in exploring how to use people data to solve problems around management, human resources, and the psychology of work. The Research Coordinator must be proactive, exceptionally detail-oriented, and bring a collaborative and cooperative spirit to bear on the advancement of WPA’s strategic goals and research agenda.
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