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University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time


University Overview

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 Penn's 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 America's Best Large Employers in 2023.

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.

Posted Job Title

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

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.

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 - $21.00 Hourly Rate
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

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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