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INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD (IRB) COMPLIANCE ADMINISTRATOR , Office of the Vice President for Research , to conduct ethical and compliance reviews to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations for the use of human subjects in research. Will serve as a point of contact (POC) and compliance reviewer of human subject research protocols; conduct expedited reviews or primary reviews for full board protocols to identify regulatory issues and potential risks to research participants; correspond with and advise investigators, articulating modifications to study documentation; write high-level protocol summaries and advise investigators on navigating the regulatory landscape and applicability of regulations; support single IRB reliance requests and serve as a backup POC for SMART IRB; maintain knowledge of federal/state/local regulations; and support other functions as needed.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : B.S./B.A. in related field; at least three years' human subjects research related experience; working knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to human subject research; excellent analytical, organizational, and written and oral communication skills; understanding of research procedures' terminology, clinical trials, and research data management; experience conducting and managing human subject research in an academic research environment; attention to detail; discretion and good judgment with confidential information; and ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment and collaborate with faculty, staff, and institutional representatives. PREFERRED : three years' experience working at an IRB; experience conducting expedited and primary reviews for an IRB; CIP certification; experience reviewing DOD, FDA, NIH, and NSF supported/regulated research; and a background in science and engineering. Job #18945-8
This position will most likely start remotely. Will be required to work in the COUHES office when time and situation allows.
Internal Number: 18945
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