University of Pennsylvania RESEARCH PROJECT MANAGER A in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-29876

Posted Job Title RESEARCH PROJECT MANAGER A

School Name Perelman School of Medicine

Org NE-Neurology

Posted to the Web 09/13/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 027

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8:30 - 5:00

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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Project Manager A will report directly to the Senior Project Manager and will assist in the oversight of the Penn Memory Center portfolio of industry and federally funded research, focused on intervention trials and biomarker validation studies. The Project Manager A is responsible for operationalizing study protocols and procedures, managing and conducting recruitment, screening, enrollment, and follow up for all study participants. Responsible for providing training and supervision to research coordinators and research assistants. Works closely with the Senior Project Manager, PIs and other study leadership to plan and implement study procedures, collect and monitor data and report study progress internally and to study sponsors. Responsible for IRB and other committee submissions and correspondence and follows good clinical practices for conducting human subjects research. The Project Manager A is responsible to ensure self and staff compliance and cooperation with institutional offices and initiatives including but not limited to OCR, the CTMS, research billing compliance and similar.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.Master’s degree in related field preferred. Prior experience managing staff and projects strongly preferred. Strong organizational skills; demonstrable skills and knowledge of clinical research operations and GCP are required; previous experience with EPIC/PennChart will be considered a plus; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

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

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/40020

Posting Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

  • Jobs@Penn

  • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter

  • Referred by a Penn Employee

  • Referred by a friend or family member

  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)

  • Inside Higher Ed

  • Indeed.com

  • Other Internet Advertisement

  • Linkedin

  • Twitter

  • Other Social Media Site

  • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website

  • Diversity Association/Publication Website

  • Heard about it at a conference or career fair

  • Apple One

  • Recruitment and/or staffing agency


  • 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