Provide regulatory expertise, guidance and administrative support to the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) reviewing human subject research protocols. Attain and maintain comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of human subject research protections and IRB regulations as contained in 45 CFR 46, 21 CFR 50 & 52, and VHA Handbooks and serve as the subject matter expert by providing guidance and training to researchers, faculty, staff, students and IRB members. The coordinator may also make regulatory determinations as delegated by the IRB chairs.
1 .Serve as subject matter expert by educating, consulting and guiding researchers, faculty, staff, and
students in the design and conduct of human subject research to ensure compliance with federal
and state regulations and UIC policy.
2. Advise research personnel in preparing research protocols and subsequent submissions for IRB
3. Educate and guide IRB members on the federal and state regulations and UIC policies governing
human subject research.
4. Pre-review all types of research protocol submissions to ensure that individual research protocols
involving human subjects are in compliance with federal regulations, state laws and University
policies and procedures for conducting research. Approve research as delegated by the IRB Chair.
5. Compose letters that accurately document the determinations of the IRB and describe any
revisions required by the research team.
6. Maintain IRB-required record keeping and prepare correspondence to UIC investigators, study
sponsors, and regulatory agencies that document the determinations of the IRB.
7. Develop and implement education sessions on topics related to human subjects research
protections to UIC researchers and IRB members.
8. Prepare agenda, meeting materials for distribution to IRB members and attend IRB meetings.
9. Prepare meeting minutes for review.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in biomedical, health science, social sciences or related field is required; Master’s degree in a health care or regulatory related field desired. Certification as an IRB Professional (CIP) desired. A minimum of 1-2 years of experience directly related to human subject research or 2-4 years of experience in a related area are required. Knowledge of the federal regulations and guidelines that govern the conduct of research involving human subjects, including 45 CFR 46 and 21 CFR 50, 56, 312 and 812.
For fullest consideration, please send a (1) cover letter, (2) complete resume, and (3) names and addresses of three references through this URL:
38823. Please reply by May 4, 2014.
UIC is an EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran
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