The Penn Memory Center is currently seeking the following people to join our multi-disciplinary team of health professionals:
Research Project Manager A
The Penn Memory Center is looking for a research project manager to join its ambitious team of researchers.
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. He or she is responsible for operationalizing study protocols and procedures, managing and conducting recruitment, screening, enrollment, and follow-up for all study participants.
He or she is 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. He or she is 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 include a bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience (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.
Clinical Research Coordinator A
The Penn Memory Center is looking for a research coordinator to join its ambitious team of researchers studying what it means to live with or be at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
This coordinator will help carry out qualitative and mixed-methods research in this topic area, including scheduling and conducting research interviews, and assisting in the analysis of study data and writing up results. The coordinator will contribute to development of study protocols and instruments, recruit study participants, manage research data, ensure regulatory compliance (communication with IRB and study sponsors), and participate in cleaning and analysis of research data and preparation of manuscripts, reports and grants.
A Bachelor’s Degree in a health related or social science field and 1 to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. The qualified candidate will have excellent organizational, time-management and interpersonal skills. He or she will also have experience with data gathering for qualitative research (i.e., interviewing), as well as knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite — including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook — is required. Experience using nVivo, ATLAS.ti or other qualitative data analysis software is preferred but not required.
The Penn Memory Center is constantly seeking professionals who can demonstrate creativity, innovation, passion, teamwork, self-motivation, and commitment to advance our mission of treating Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Check back for any new Penn Memory Center openings.