University of Pennsylvania RESEARCH COORDINATOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-21709

Posted Job Title RESEARCH COORDINATOR

School Name Perelman School of Medicine

Org FM-Family Medicine

Posted to the Web 12/21/2015

Posted Job/Salary Grade 025

Employment Type Exempt

Hours 40.00

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8A-5P

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.

Duties

The Mixed Methods Research Lab (MMRL) is a service center that works with investigators to provide conceptual and technical support for mixed method, community based and clinical research studies. As part of the MMRL research team, the research coordinator has a supportive role on various ongoing research projects. The research coordinator will be entering survey and screening data into MS Access, REDCap, and NVivo databases. To assist with data management, she/he will also clean, format, and prepare transcripts and other data for coding and analysis. The research coordinator will also support the study team in coding and analysis and may be asked to participate in team meeting and synthesize themes in qualitative data. In addition, the incumbent may participate in recruitment efforts, writing IRB protocols, and qualitative data collection (including interviewing, group moderation, and note taking, and conducting participant observations.) Some travel may be required.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and 1 year to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A background in qualitative research and data management are preferred. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and report to multiple managers. Some travel and night/weekend work may be 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.

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

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/14972

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  • 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


  • 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

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter