IRB Application Analyst

University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 19003687

IRB Application Analyst
We are seeking a full-time IRB Application Analyst to join the staff of a thriving research compliance office in a BIG10 institution of higher education. We offer a challenging and exciting work environment in which one has the opportunity to grow and learn about academic and biomedical human subjects research. Working in a team environment, the IRB Application Analyst position with the University of Iowa’s Human Subjects Office (HSO) provides research application review and other administrative support for the Institutional Review Board (IRB). We also support faculty and staff engaged in human subjects research and related activities.< /span>

Principal Duties and Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform initial check for completeness of human subjects research application materials
  • Perform HSO Staff review for all internal and external HawkIRB submissions (including HSRD forms, new projects, continuing reviews, modifications, closure notices, and reportable event forms as assigned) to ensure that federal and university requirements for application content and informed consent documents are met.
  • Coordinate the process of releasing approval materials back to the investigator.
  • Coordinating regulatory committee meetings in compliance with federal regulatory and accreditation requirements

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

Required Application Materials
In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload two personal and current documents, and mark them as submission-relevant:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

These attachments should clearly address how the applicants meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

An applicant who fails to submit the required materials will be considered incomplete and therefore are ineligible for interview.

Posting Announcement Information

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.

Position Qualifications

Education or Equivalency Required

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience (typically 6 months - 1 year) of current and relevant research administration, compliance, or program coordination.
  • Communicating for Effective Relationships: Demonstrates a working proficiency in the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understands the necessity and value of accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to process information with high levels of accuracy at a working level of proficiency.
  • Service Excellence/Customer Focus: Ability to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent customer service at a working level of proficiency.
  • Thrives in a high-volume, fast-paced environment. Is able to handle a large workload.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Working experience with an electronic research application (ie: UIRIS or HawkIRB)
  • Working knowledge of University and federal policies, procedures, and regulations regarding the protection of human subjects in research.
  • Experience preparing business reports.

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:

Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job ID: 69025

Posted 9 days ago

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