Under direction, performs tasks as assigned to support the administration of the Weill Cornell Medical College IRBs; maintains and updates computerized databases for the IRB; creates and generates computer based forms, document templates and mail merges; conducts database searches; creates reports for various departments listing current research protocols; generates continuing review requests for protocols; contacts investigators for additional information if needed; processes renewals and assigns requests for committee review; prepares correspondence relating to Committee actions regarding substantive non-substantive issues and approval termination letters; electronically stamps consent forms; prepares addendum to agenda and review sheets; assigns protocol responses and revisions, determined to be substantive by the IRB to committee members for review; reviews non-substantive response to committee questions and non-substantive revision requests before submitting to committee chairperson for review; ensures IRB performs pediatric risk assessments on studies using minors- review at convened meeting; provides assistance and information to RASP Grants Administrators with regard to IRB protocol status, protocol titles and number and other issues related to grant processing; disseminates general information to investigators regarding status of IRB protocols; disseminates information regarding Committee deadlines and meeting dates; answers questions from researchers regarding submission procedures; answers phone inquires; provides initial contact to patients calling with inquires regarding rights as research subject; provides information regarding active research projects that patients can participate in; advises or consults with investigators and coordinators in preparation for IRB submission; performs other job related duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree required; prior research or research administration related experience preferred; proficient in word processing and database applications; excellent organization and communication skills.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now New York-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Cornell also has Ph.D. programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Rockefeller University and the Sloan-Kettering Institute, has established a joint MD-PhD. program for students to intensify their pursuit of Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care.
Weill Cornell Medical College's educational mission emphasizes the importance of combining a strong foundation in the medical sciences with extensive clinical training in patient care. By promoting a true social commitment, stimulating creativity, and fostering independent thought and study, Weill Cornell Medical College continues to cultivate the best of tomorrow's leaders in the field of medicine.
Weill Cornell Medical College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
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