The Penn Memory Center is hiring!

Clinical Research Coordinator A

This position is responsible for administering neuropsychological tests to patients and research participants in the Penn Memory Center. The CRC-A will administer cognitive assessment batteries that are vital to our clinical and research operations.  The CRC-A is responsible for scanning clinical data into a secured database and for data entry. He/she may be responsible for obtaining informed consent or performing other research coordination responsibilities. The CRC-A will work as part of a team to complete clinical cognitive evaluations as well as data collection on large studies on experimental therapeutics to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

Qualifications

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or relevant field required. Master’s degree in a psychology-related field preferred. Minimum 1 – 3 years’ experience administering cognitive assessments, working with an older adult population, or with clinical research. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and possess compassion and patience for work with older adults with cognitive impairment. The CRC-A must be able to work closely and interact professionally with other members of the professional and support staff, patients, and families. CRC-A must be organized and detail-oriented. Computer database and word processing skills are required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Dawn Mechanic-Hamilton, PhD at dawn.mechanic@uphs.upenn.edu .

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The Penn Memory Center is constantly seeking professionals who can demonstrate creativity, innovation, passion, teamwork, self-motivation, and commitment to advance our mission of treating Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Check back for any new Penn Memory Center openings.