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Community Research Associate

Employer
University of Pennsylvania
Location
Philadelphia County, PA
Closing date
Jun 24, 2022

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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 Penns distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of Americas Best Employers By State in 2021.

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.

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Posted Job Title

Community Research Associate

Job Profile Title

Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary

This community research associate position is to support a community-based research study to understand social and biological factors influencing COVID severity and vaccine response in the greater Philadelphia region. The position involves assisting in the advertising, recruiting, scheduling, explaining the research study to potential study participants, and following up with research participants. They will also assist with data collection, entry, and analysis. The best candidate will have public health or other types of community engagement experience with understanding of basic biology terminology. The candidate should have excellent organizational and communication skills. They will report directly to the project manager. This is a temporary position that requires up to 20 hours per week of work

Job Description

This community research associate position is to support a community-based research study to understand social and biological factors influencing COVID severity and vaccine response in the greater Philadelphia region. The position involves assisting in the advertising, recruiting, scheduling, explaining the research study to potential study participants, and following up with research participants. They will also assist with data collection, entry, and analysis. The best candidate will have public health or other types of community engagement experience with understanding of basic biology terminology. The candidate should have excellent organizational and communication skills. They will report directly to the project manager. This is a temporary position that requires up to 20 hours per week of work

Qualification:

High School Diploma or GED is required. Associate degree preferred with 2-4 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with proficiency in reading, writing, and understanding the English language. Ability to manage multiple community projects simultaneously, schedule and track follow-up screenings. Must have strong organizational skills, able to work independently and effectively to meet deadlines.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$7.25 - $155.75

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 may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
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