IRB Senior Application Analyst

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA Administrative & Clerical / Scientific

Job Reference #: 19002991

IRB Senior Application Analyst
We are seeking a full time IRB Senior Application Analyst to design, plan, promote, and conduct activities of substantial complexity and impact for the human subject protection programs and services in the Office of the Vice President for Research, Human Subjects/IRB Office (HSO). This position will coordinate procedures to ensure compliance with human subjects research regulations, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) application process, and attend IRB meetings to document the discussion of regulatory determinations and any further actions needed for IRB approval.

About the Human Subjects Office
Growth Opportunities: HSO is a growing office of professionals who are self-driven/directed, creative problem solvers. We offer professional education opportunities both on and off campus for your continuous learning.
Technology: Successful candidates will be responsible for educating researchers about human subjects research submissions, compliance with federal regulations and institutional policies and the ethical conduct of research using a myriad of technological tools and techniques.
Work Flexibility: HSO is a family-friendly department committed to work-life balance for our employees. The University of Iowa also offers an excellent benefits package.

About the University of Iowa
The University of Iowa is one of the nation's premier public research universities with 32,948 students from 114 countries and all 50 states. Founded in 1847, it is the state's oldest institution of higher education and is located alongside the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City.
The Office of the Vice President for Research is committed to forging new frontiers of discovery by providing resources and support to researchers and innovators at the University of Iowa, to promote a culture of creativity that enriches the campus, the state, and the world. In FY18, the University of Iowa received $434.5 million in federal and non-federal funding for research.
The Human Subjects Office (HSO) was established by the Vice President for Research to provide administrative support for the University of Iowa Institutional Review Boards. An Institutional Review Board is a group of individuals charged with reviewing proposed research involving human subjects to ensure the protection of those subjects and compliance with federal human subjects regulations. The University of Iowa has three such review boards, each consisting of faculty, staff, and representatives from the Iowa City community.

Benefits Highlights
  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
An applicant who fails to submit the required materials will be considered incomplete and therefore are ineligible for interview.

Position Qualifications
Education or Equivalency Required
Bachelor’s degree in a field of science or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience (typically 3-5 years) conducting intensive, expeditious, regulatory review of research involving biomedical and\or social behavioral research design.
  • Evidence of strong writing, speaking, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with clients on a broad range of sensitive topics.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software and the internet.
  • Knowledge of University and federal regulations regarding the protection of human subjects participating in research including; HIPAA, FDA, informed consent, randomized clinical trials, social\behavioral and biologic regulations.

Highly Desirable Qualification
  • Demonstrated experience (3-5 years is preferred) conducting intensive, expeditious, regulatory review of research involving biomedical and\or social behavioral research design.

Desirable Qualifications
  • Master's degree
  • Reasonably related (typically 3-4 years) program coordination, administrative, and/or supervisory experience.
  • Public speaking experience
  • CIP (Certified IRB Professional) certification.
  • Experience in preparing reports to federal, regulatory, and/or accrediting agencies.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

  • applicants must upload two personal and current documents, and mark them as submission-relevant:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
attachments should clearly address how the applicants meet the listed requirements
Five professional references will be required.

Job ID: 68518

Posted 13 days ago

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