Clin Research Assistant II - Cellular Therapy and Transplant Section (CTTS)

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_HUB-Hub for Clinical Collaboration 

Req ID: 220432

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 


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We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. 

Job Summary

The CHOP Cellular Therapy and Transplant Section (CTTS) is seeking candidates with relevant experience to join our clinical research team!   Your work will directly impact our families journey. We offer a unique and exciting multi-disciplinary environment in which to work. Applicants for this position must have demonstrated excellent qualifications, be able to work independently, be flexible and want to work in a team. CTTS treats a variety of diseases utilizing hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPC), genetically modified HPC and immune effector cells (IEC). Diseases treated include certain types of cancer, disorders of the blood and immune system as well as a wide variety of other rare disorders and syndromes. This position will be responsible for supporting research studies in these key treatment areas.

The successful candidate will be part of the CTTS multidisciplinary team that implements outstanding cutting edge clinical, translational and outcomes research while providing outstanding clinical care to the patients and families we serve. Areas of research include alternative donor transplants, gene therapy, CAR T cells, and other novel cellular therapies.  Strong communication and organizational skills are necessary for this position as well as the ability to multitask and work in a fast passed often demanding environment.

You can learn more about CTTS at:

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Job Responsibilities

Providing technical and clinical support in the conduct of clinical studies:

  • Filing and office organization
  • Patient/research participant scheduling
  • Patient/research participant history
  • Data collection
  • Data entry
  • Data management
  • Laboratory procedures
  • Follow-up care
  • Order materials/supplies
  • Schedule research meetings


Research Study Compliance

  • Adhere to an IRB approved protocols
  • Comply with Institutional policies, SOPs and guidelines
  • Comply with federal, state, and sponsor policies

Also may be responsible for any of the following:

  • Participate in the informed consent process for study subjects
  • Document and report adverse events
  • Maintain study source documents
  • Submit basic IRB reports
  • Complete case report forms (paper and electronic data capture)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Associates Degree or active enrollment in a Bachelor’s Degree Program


Required Experience:  Two (2) years of relevant clinical research experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of IRB and human subject protection.

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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