Assistant Vice President, Research Regulatory Affairs
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 140411
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Vice President, Research Regulatory Affairs for the Office for Research. As part of the Office for Research, the Assistant Vice President (AVP) develops, maintains, and provides oversight for all University research to ensure compliance with federal, state, local and University policies and regulations. This oversight involves the provision of essential operational support for research-related activities that span all campuses of the University. The AVP has a direct line responsibility for the directors of HSPP, Export Control, and Research Integrity. The position reports to the Vice President for Research Administration.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides leadership and management of critical research activities in the administration of research regulatory affairs with respect to Institutional Review Board/Human Subjects Protection Program (IRB/HSPP), Research Integrity and Export Control, as well as conflict of interest management and responsible conduct of research training.
Provides support to faculty for continued expanded research activities and to the success of research funding, which contributes to increased revenue for the University and faculty, while ensuring the highest level of integrity in the conduct of research at Rutgers University.
Works with leaders of the respective units to ensure compliance of University researchers and programs with all relevant regulations; reviews and advocates for resources to facilitate operations of these units.
Leads the external agreements, including but not limited to service agreements with RWJBH.
Manages the relationships with all stakeholders to ensure excellence in service.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A minimum of ten (10) years of experience with research regulatory affairs, at least five of which have been in a leadership/management position in an academic health sciences or health care institution.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Prior experience as a change manager with the ability to evaluate organizational structures as well as process efficiencies that better align outputs and customer service with the needs of the University.
Demonstrated experience in strategy and policy development and a track record of providing high-level customer service to sponsors and researchers within an academic environment.
Strong personal and professional integrity.
Excellent interpersonal skills as well as political astuteness and ability convey a sense of energy, openness and optimism with a collaborative, consensus-building, yet decisive management style.
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.