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RESEARCH COORDINATOR
PHILADELPHIA PA 19133
Category: Education
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RESEARCH COORDINATOR
RESEARCH COORDINATOR
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Reference Number
40-28684


Posted Job Title
RESEARCH COORDINATOR


School Name
Perelman School of Medicine


Org
PS-Mental Health Services


Posted to the Web
06/05/2018


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.



Duties

To coordinate the development of the Center's Policy Initiatives, which will target national policy implementation evaluations, and provide support and collect data for a complex set of initiatives that aim to integrate behavioral health services in primary care and medical specialty services in the University of Pennsylvania Health System. For Project 1, the research coordinator will provide project management support to studies examining systems change in response to national policies. The individual will provide technical support for policy initiative marketing activities such as survey implementation and review of national policy related materials and initiatives. The research coordinator will also prepare reports regularly and compose updates and summaries of results for external partners. For Project 2, the candidate is needed to provide support with research activities including quantitative and qualitative data collection, data entry, database management, assisting with IRB documentation and submissions, participant recruitment, and consenting of participants. The candidate will facilitate and maintain positive relationships with partners and collaborators and will regularly attend meetings with external stakeholders and internal staff. Additionally, the position requires data collection, management of study materials and supervision of project interns and undergraduate students. The research coordinator will assist the PIs and senior research coordinator with technical writing for publication and funding opportunities as well as other duties as assigned. Under the supervision of key faculty, the candidate will coordinate a team of faculty and senior staff to redesign the Center's website layout and content to emphasize the Center's research and policy initiatives as well as improve the website's use as a marketing, educational and training tool. The position will be responsible for maintaining the website's content accuracy and relevance. Travel will be required.



Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, required. Previous research experience is preferred. The candidate should be proficient in computer programs including MS Office and maintaining databases. Previous website management experience necessary. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary. He/She should be comfortable doing a variety of tasks, be able to balance multiple commitments, and be comfortable communicating to diverse audiences. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, able towork independently and with a team. Valid driver's license required. Must pass Pennsylvania's Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks, within 30-90 days of employment. Position contingent upon funding



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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Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.


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