University of Pennsylvania RESEARCH COORDINATOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 40-28980
Posted Job Title RESEARCH COORDINATOR
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org FM-Family Medicine
Posted to the Web 08/06/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8-5, M-F
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
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 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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is seeking a highly-motivated Research Coordinator to support a growing health disparities research program, primarily focused on lung and colorectal cancer. The primary role of this full-time position is the organization, coordination, and implementation of several studies, including a population-based cancer screening. In particular, the Research Coordinator will coordinate grant applications, provide project data collection and management, and quantitative analysis and reporting, including presentations and manuscript submissions. The position requires a highly-motivated, interactive, articulate individual with excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with clinicians, researchers, patients, and families. Prior experience with IRB guidelines, policies, human subject research practices and appropriate professional skills in the execution of clinical research protocols is required. Strong problem-solving skills and evidence of training/knowledge of basic biostatistics and epidemiology as well as familiarity with health systems research are desired but not required.
Bachelor’s Degree and 1-2 years of experience in health services research , community based research in cancer or related areas or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Excellent organizational, verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Familiarity with the use of word processing, spreadsheets, database and web-based applications.
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Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/37577
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