University of Pennsylvania RESEARCH COORDINATOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 40-31302
Posted Job Title RESEARCH COORDINATOR
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org PA-Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Posted to the Web 03/11/2019
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-6pm
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 research coordinator will work with the principle investigator and program manager on the operations of the Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC) which includes investigators across the country. The research coordinator will manage communications with ADGC members, coordinate submission of analysis proposals from members, and track projects from the proposal phase to publication. The project manager will coordinate obtaining DNA and tissue samples for analysis, and obtaining genotyping from outside sources. This position will also coordinate calls, meetings and conferences related to the project.
A bachelor’s degree is required and 1 to 2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs is highly desirable. Must be able to work independently, creatively problem solve and multi-task. Must be pro-active and have excellent organizational skills to efficiently track projects. Strong professional communication skills to interact with investigators across the country. Research experience preferred.
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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/44271
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