Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a IRB Administrator for the Office for Research. As part of the Office for Research, this position provides critical regulatory support to Rutgers IRBs. This position provides day-to-day oversight and support of the Rutgers human research protection program.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts regulatory required tasks that are university-wide and that encompass all study sites, manages and directs initial and continuing review of research, reporting of unanticipated problems, and serious or continued non-compliance.
Screens research protocols submitted for review, facilitates the review of such protocols, provides subject matter expertise on the protection of human subjects research, including regulations governing the use of such subjects, provides education and training to reviewers, faculty researchers, and staff on a wide variety of topics.
Utilizes home-grown and other University databases protects integrity and confidentiality of research, generates agendas and minutes and reports as needed.
Assists faculty users with electronic protocol submission and provides advice to researchers regarding federal and other relevant regulations.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of regulatory issues.
A minimum of five years of human subjects research experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the IRB process. Demonstrated verbal and writing skills in addition to great problem-solving, self-initiation, and decision-making skills.
Demonstrated excellence in customer service; experience with high volumes and rigid deadlines.
Familiarity with research ethics and methods and the ability to conduct independent literature research.
Solid PC skills including thorough knowledge of MS Office functions, and electronic database tracking systems.
Outstanding interpersonal and organization skills, a collaborative style, and experience working with faculty, staff, and students in achieving their research goals.
Master's or other advanced degree, prior work in human subject research, or research compliance, protocol writing and/or document review, and grant proposal congruence review.
Certified IRB Manager (CIM) OR Certified IRB Professional (CIP).
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.