The primary responsibility of the Senior Research Coordinator position is to coordinate quantitative observational studies, mixed method studies, and qualitative studies. There may also be opportunity to participate in the coordination of Phase I-IV clinical trials. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in qualitative data collection (primarily interviewing patients who have psoriasis but also including group moderation, and note taking, and conducting participant observations), coding, and analysis. Familiarity and experience with NVivo and RedCap databases is preferred. The ideal candidate for this position will be have the ability to handle a variety of clinical trial related responsibilities in accordance with University of Pennsylvania, ICF, and FDA guidelines. The candidate should also have experience interacting directly with patients and will participate in recruitment efforts and writing IRB protocols. . The candidate should be able to direct his/her own work requiring minimal supervision.
DUTIES: The responsibilities of the Senior Research Coordinator include but are not limited to: * Qualitative data collection (primarily interviewing patients who have psoriasis but potential for group moderation, note taking, and conduction of participant observations), data management (including cleaning, formatting, preparing transcripts and other data for coding and analysis), and coding and analysis using NVivo. * Quantitative data collection (e.g., survey administration), data management (including entering survey and screening data into Microsoft Access and REDCap databases), and basic descriptive summary using Microsoft Excel or other quantitative software. * Preparation and submission of Institutional Review Board (IRB) documentation including initial submissions, continuing reviews, amendments, deviations, exceptions, and adverse event reporting. * Developing and implementing innovative strategies to ensure successful patient recruitment and enrollment goals are met within specified timelines. * Recruiting, screening, and enrolling potential study patients as specified per protocol and scheduling and implementing all study visits and related activities. * Managing financial aspects of study patient participation including distribution of compensation and review of bills and queries for accuracy. * Performing additional duties as assigned. * Adhering to all University of Pennsylvania, GCP and FDA guidelines.
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class ...of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.