Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department Name: 40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt
The University of Kentucky is seeking a Regulatory Program Director for the Kentucky CANHEAL (KCH) grant. This is a four-year grant aimed to decrease opioid overdose deaths by 40 percent. The Regulatory Program Director will oversee all of the regulatory activities for the KCH grant as well as other collaborative and strategic initiatives aligned with the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research. This position will directly report to the KCH Executive Director and be the primary regulatory support for all KCH Investigators. The KCH grant is positioned to bring together talented and dedicated individuals from the university community, Kentucky state government and treatment providers, as well as community criminal justice and public health departments to address one of the nation's biggest public health crises.
In partnership with the Principle Investigator, University of Kentucky's Office of Research Integrity, and the US Department of Health and Human Services, the Regulatory Program Director will ensure the highest quality for all human research compliance and ethics.
The Regulatory Program Director primary responsibilities will include the following:
Providing expert guidance and support for complex research studies.
Developing Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions for the KCH grant.
Collaborating with University of Kentucky's Office of Research Integrity to facilitate getting all needed approvals and/or solutions for the KCH grant.
Establishing and managing on-going regulatory maintenance, as well as activities associated with study start-up and close out.
Producing reports related to all applicable regulatory requirements and compliance with University, state and federal regulations.
Candidates must possess strong professional expertise in regulatory and compliance activities for grant management, strong detail orientation, collaboration, communication (oral & written), and initiative.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Extensive experience in regulatory and compliance. Graduate degree in related field desirable.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.