Position Description: The Office of the Human Research Protection Program (OHRPP) is a part of the Office of Research Administration (ORA) and supports the $1 Billion annual research program at UCLA by providing leadership, professional guidance and administrative services to faculty, department administrators, and students. The OHRPP is the central administrative office supporting the UCLA Human Research Program (HRPP) in ensuring the ethical treatment of all human subjects participating in research conducted at UCLA. The OHRPP also helps ensure compliance with federal regulations, state laws, and University policies as well as national standards for research involving human participants. The OHRPP supports five UCLA IRBs (3 for biomedical research and 2 for social-behavioral research) and relationships with a range of external IRBs in overseeing over 6,000 active protocols at any given time. Reporting to an Assistant Director, the IRB Administrator manage one of five Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) responsible for reviewing and approving research involving the participation of human subjects in medical or social and behavioral research. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1) manage all IRB business, including application of regulations, policies and procedures in order to ensure institutional and investigator compliance as well as the protection of human subjects at UCLA; 2) analyze the highest-risk or most complex new studies for compliance and quickly compose a high volume of in-depth analytical correspondence based on the committee's reviews; 3) supervise and develop an administrative team to serve as a resource to campus administration, investigators, research staff as well as research subjects and 4) provide regulatory, ethical and administrative guidance by developing and delivering in-person training for University officials, IRB members and the UCLA research community.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.