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Posted Job Title
Plastic Surgery Research Specialist
Job Profile Title
Research Specialist A
Job Description Summary
The research fellow candidate will work closely with the Division of Plastic Surgery. The clinical research fellow will be responsible for organizing, gaining approval, and managing the majority of the research that is produced within the division.Â The Clinical Research Fellow will develop skills in planning, implementation, and conducting retrospective and prospective clinical trials as well as managing and analyzing institutional and national datasets.
The position will include the following objectives:
Gain an understanding of the importance of human protection and laws which govern clinical research
Become proficient at generating study designs for new protocols and submitting to the IRB
Create databases to hold abstracted data for outcomes and other studies of interest
Monitor and analyze data for interpretation.Â
Implement study design and actively recruit and collect data for prospective clinical trials
Prepare abstracts for scientific meetings and manuscripts for publication
Assist in preparation and full participation of divisional quarterly research meetings
Prepare and deliver accepted studies for conference posters and presentations
This position is contingent on funding and is a 1 year position from July 1, 2020 to June 20, 2021.
Bachelor's Degree and 0-1 year experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$32,000.00 - $57,600.00
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.
Internal Number: JR00013352
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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.