The Penn Memory Center is hiring!

Do you have great research, writing and administrative skills? Are you interested in the aging brain?

This Research Administrative Coordinator position will support the research and administrative activities of the Penn Neurodegenerative Disease Ethics and Policy Program; the Penn Prevention Research Center’s Healthy Brain Initiative Network Collaborating Center; and the Outreach, Recruitment and Education Core of the Penn Alzheimer’s Disease Center (, directed by Jason Karlawish MD and a team of research and administrative coordinators. This group examines the ethical, legal and social issues related to the aging brain with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease. Current research focuses on understanding the experiences of individuals with ‘pre-clinical’ Alzheimer’s disease, the social and cultural transformations of Alzheimer’s disease, and developing and disseminating evidence informed and culturally relevant public health messages about cognitive health and impairment.

The successful candidate will be creative, detail-oriented, proactive, and a team player. Responsibilities will include assisting in the development of multi-media content for an Alzheimer’s disease website ( and assisting in the management of its social media, as well as general research and writing about brain aging. Research administrative duties will include time management (scheduling travel, calendar management, meeting/event planning, scheduling research interviews); material management (supplies purchases, organizing reimbursements, and managing participant communications and payments), support for grants administration (communications with IRB and study sponsors); and assistance with data gathering and related duties in support of the research team.

If this sounds like you, check out reference number 40-18349 on the Jobs@Penn website!

Applicants MUST apply on the Jobs@Penn website to be considered.


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.