IRB Specialist
University Of Miami Miller School Of Med - Miami, FL

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The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.

The Human Subject Research Office (HSRO) provides administrative support to the Institutional Review Boards (IRB). The HSRO assists the IRB in its mission to protect human subjects who participate in research. The IRB Specialist will be primarily responsible for recording and compiling regulatory determinations at IRB meetings. This position will manage the privileged and confidential institutional review and approval process of all proposed research activities involving human subjects to protect their safety, rights and welfare. The IRB Specialist provides senior level administrative support to the IRB and HSRO administration by conducting regulatory reviews of initial and continuing studies in preparation for IRB consideration.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education or related field is required. One year of related experience is required. Previous research experience is preferred but not required. This position requires a person who can learn the IRB/HSRO functions, who is skilled in interpersonal relationships, oral and written communication, and who is able to deal with high volumes and rigid deadlines. High level of writing is required. Familiarity with research ethics and methodologies and ability to conduct independent literature research (including Internet-based research) are preferred. Computer literacy is a required skill. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, certifications and/or work experience will be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

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