USC's Keck School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, is seeking a Departmental Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinatorto join its team. The IRB Coordinator is part of the Medicine Research Unit (MRU) and is responsible for coordinating assigned projects.
The IRB Coordinator will be responsible for regulatory review of department biomedical research proposals of limited complexity and risk for submission to the university IRB for review.Â The successful candidate will review submissions, verifying institutional requirements have been met and determine whether applicable regulations and policies are appropriately addressed.Â Candidate will review protocol to identify all ethical and regulatory issues as well as analyze and apply federal and state regulations, university policies and ethical principles governing research protocols before submission to the IRB.
Overall, the successful candidate will have experience working in a clinical trials research environment, have research certification, have excellent organizational skills, work well as a member of a small research team, be able to work independently, and meet target IRB deadline submissions. Candidate will work with the PI, department, sponsor, and institution to obtain IRB approval in a timely and efficient manner.Â
Preferred Education:Â Bachelorâs degreeÂ
Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Preferred Experience:5 years of IRB experience.Â
Preferred Field of Expertise:Â Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations and laws and routine policies and ethical practices for human subjects research
Percentage of Time: 100%
Fixed Term:Â Â 6/1/2021-6/30/2022
Minimum Education:Bachelorâs degreeCombined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience:3 yearsCombined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience Minimum Field of Expertise:Experience in research or research-related fields. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
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