The Office for the Protection of Human Subjects (OPHS) at UC Berkeley provides operational support to the Committee for Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS , which serves as the institutional review board (IRB) for UC Berkeley. OPHS assists the IRB in ensuring that the rights and welfare of human subjects are protected throughout their participation in research projects. OPHS works to ensure that UC Berkeley is fully compliant with the regulations and guidelines set forth by federal authorities, such as the Office for Human Research Protections and the Food and Drug Administration, and with University policy.
OPHS is looking to hire 3 staff positions to start on or before August 1, 2017. Responsibilities for the Research Compliance Analyst 4 (RCA aka IRB Administrator) position - #23152 - involves staffing, administering and/or managing oversight of compliance committee activities related to human subjects research. The Research Compliance Analyst 4 reviews research protocols of potentially greater than minimal risk studies, assists in writing and reviewing protocols as well as drafting policies, guidance documents and standard operating procedures for the office to support institutional and investigator compliance with federal, state and University mandated laws, regulations, and policies.
OPHS will hire two positions at the RCA 3 or 2 levels, but prefer to hire at the 3 level - position description #23164. The RCA 3 position involves administering and managing oversight and compliance committee activities related to human subjects research by pre-reviewing and/or reviewing minimal research protocols, advising on writing protocols and supporting institutional compliance with federal, state and University mandated laws, regulations, and policies.
See complete position descriptions at the UC Berkeley website for position details and application details.
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