The University of Illinois at Chicago seeks an IRB Coordinator to provide regulatory expertise, guidance and administrative support to the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) reviewing human subject research protocols.
Persons in this position will be required to have 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 serve as a 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.
This position is a full-time (100%) benefits eligible position and requires strong management skills, a broad knowledge of budget processes, the ability to work diplomatically with many stakeholders.
EDUCATION: 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) preferred.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 1-2 years of experience directly related to human subject research or 2-4 years of experience in a related area 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. Demonstrated analytical skills to gather, interpret, organize and present compliance related data. Demonstrated success working collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams of external and internal individuals. Well organized, high energy, effective at multi-tasking, self-motivated. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of basic information systems (Word, Excel, Adobe, and other database applications).
APPLICATION: To ensure full consideration application materials must be received by June 21, 2017. Start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search. Salary is commensurate with experience and education. All candidates must create a candidate profile through http://jobs.uic.edu and upload one file that contains a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by the close date.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates