The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) department in the Office of Research at the University of Cincinnati (UC) is seeking to fill two (2) IRB Coordinator positions. These positions will be under general supervision from the area supervisor, serve as the main point of contact to facilitate action on research protocols/studies, and provide assistance and advice to assist Review Board/Committee decisions. The individuals will also need to be a self-starter, have the ability to perform tasks with efficiency and accuracy, have the willingness to ask questions, be team oriented and have great customer service and organizational skills.
Review research protocols (new studies, amendments, continuing reviews, reportable events, etc.) for completeness and conformance with regulations and standard operating procedures.
Provide instruction and advice to faculty, staff and student researchers on regulations and preparation of applications.
Populate data into meeting agenda and minutes for IRB meetings.
Serve as liaison for designated research protocols/studies; perform initial/ongoing research protocol reviews and provide advice to the Board/Committee; perform protocol audits as required.
Use independent judgment to interpret, analyze and apply federal, state and local regulations, along with University rules and regulations, to ensure ethical research practices are followed; report suspected or known instances of non-compliance with University or federal regulations.
Attend Board/Committee meetings to review and discuss studies to ensure compliance with federal state, local regulations, and University policies and procedures.
Act as a resource for Board/Committee members regarding regulations during research protocol review. Resolve all issues involving research protocols.
Coordinate information to meet protocol reporting requirements.
Resolve routine issues involving research protocols including direct communication with investigators and research staff.
Assist in the development and maintenance of daily operational policy and procedures.
Interact with investigators, faculty, students and administration of all levels.
A resume is required as part of the application process. Attach the document before submitting your application.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree with three (3) years of experience; -OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years of experience; -OR- seven (7) years of experience. Experience must be in a compliance, basic science or clinical research environment. Experience may include one (1) year supervision.
Experience with human subjects' research and Institutional Review Boards;
Experience reviewing regulatory documents, reviewing study documents, FDA regulated research, social-behavioral research;
Detailed oriented, self-starter, able to perform tasks with efficiency and accuracy, flexible, customer service oriented and organized;
Proficiency with MS Office (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook).
An attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirement, medical/dental, tuition remission);
An outstanding professional opportunity to work with highly talented and committed colleagues and contribute to the growth of a world-class organization and fulfillment of the overall mission of the institution;
Growth potential within the university.
The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university, ranked as one of America's top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News ranked UC in the Top Tier of American's Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a "research heavyweight". Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.