University of Pennsylvania MGR RES PROJECT A in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 06-29908

Posted Job Title MGR RES PROJECT A

School Name School of Nursing

Org Biobehavioral and Health Sciences

Posted to the Web 09/13/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 027

Employment Type Exempt

Hours 40

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8 am - 5 pm

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 University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is dedicated to changing the world through leadership in the science and practice of nursing since 1886. We were the first to offer an Ivy League nursing education for all three professional nursing degrees – baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral. The research we conduct defines the course of healthcare practice around the globe. Our students learn from the foremost leaders in nursing science. We offer a unique work environment for our employees who are inspired to be part of an organization that ‘Cares to Change the World’. Join us to become part of a vibrant community of outstanding scholars, highly talented staff and the best and the brightest students.


Provides daily management for multi-site quality improvement and research project(s) working in collaboration with the Principal Investigator(s), Co-investigator(s), and other project team members to ensure the integrity of the project. Coordinates project participant recruitment and enrollment processes. Manages systems for data collection, quality control and compliance. Assists in preparing financial, regulatory and technical progress reports. Assists in preparing and submitting publications and presentations; manages bibliographic databases; prepares data summaries. Works with Veterans Affairs /Penn budgetary staff to ensure accuracy of funds.


Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Master’s degree preferred. Prior experience with study protocol implementation, QI process improvement, IRB/regulatory office compliance management and reporting needed is a plus. Strong writing and data management skills are essential. Prior Veterans Affairs experience a plus.Experience working with a diverse population and explaining a complex study in lay terms is required. Knowledge of health care settings, in particular Veterans Affairs medical centers, and IRB requirements, is strongly desired. Strong interpersonal and analytical skills required with the ability to creatively problem solve and multi-task; ability to work independently as well as part of a research team. Must be proficient in MS Office Suite and database management; Experience with electronic medical records, EndNote referencing software and statistical programs is preferred. Knowledge of and proficiency with SPSS, SAS, or Stata desired. Infrequent evening and weekend work is required. Valid driver’s license and car are required for local travel. Background check required. 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.

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.

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