Research Coordinator

The research coordinator will work closely with Dr. Corey McMillan, members of the Penn Frontotemporal Degeneration Center (FTD) and Comprehensive Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Center, and affiliated outside institutions on a multi-center neuroimaging (MRI, PET) and genetics project. The research coordinator will be involved the in the collection of data from ALS patients and healthy controls and also manage and coordinate the multi-site research projects. This position entails developing strategies for data management and regulatory procedures, as well as collaborating with biotech industry, federal agencies and academic institutions. This role will also involve quality control, image processing, and statistical analysis of MRI and PET data. The coordinator will also support other ongoing projects including collection of biofluid samples, neuropsychological testing, and monitoring accurate completion of Case Report Forms (CRFs) by participating physicians.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Neuroscience, Psychology, Computer Science or a related field and 1-2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. The ideal candidate will have clinical trial experience such as study monitoring, data collection, or regulatory procedures. Experience with MRI and PET data collection and/or analysis as well as an interest in neurological disease is preferred.

Employer: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Sector: Academia
Degree required: BS
Conditions: ALS
Job posted: February 21st, 2019
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