Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a IRB Administrator for the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED). This position provides critical regulatory support to the Rutgers IRBs through coordination, facilitation and monitoring of; single Institutional Review Board (sIRBs), commercial IRBs, facilitated studies as well as development and implementation of IRB or IACUC authorization and reliance agreements as needed. This may include such oversight and administration of these agreements for the IACUCs, as well as COI and other research regulatory areas. The IRB Administrator acts as subject matter expert on the protection of human subject research, including regulations governing the use of such subjects, provides education and training to reviewers, committee members, committees, faculty researchers, and staff on a wide variety of topics (e.g., fluency in disciplines ranging from social-behavioral research, to biomedical).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:• Conducts regulatory required tasks that are university wide and that encompass all study sites, manages and directs initial and continuing review of research, reporting of unanticipated problems and serious or continued non compliance. • Screens research protocols submitted for review, facilitates the review of such protocols, including review and approval of non-human subjects determinations, exemptions, and expedited protocols, as appropriate; and, as needed, serves as a voting/alternate member of IRBs.• Utilizes homegrown and other University databases, and must be fluent and demonstrate high skill in the use of office IT (e.g., OneDrive, shared and collaborative platforms, etc.)• Protects integrity and confidentiality of research, generates agendas and minutes and reports as needed, assists faculty users with electronic protocol submission; • Reviews and certifies grant proposals to funding agencies for regulatory compliance and provides advice to researchers regarding federal and other relevant regulations.
Bachelor’s Degree required ; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of five (5) years of human subjects or research experience is required