Department: Columbia University Human Research Protection Office & IRBs
Title: IRB Specialist
The IRB Specialist of the Columbia University Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) reports to an IRB Senior Specialist-Manager. The IRB Specialist, working collaboratively with a team of other professionals, is primarily responsible for ensuring research protocols submitted for IRB review are assessed in an efficient manner for completeness, accuracy, and level of review according to applicable regulation and/or institutional policy; ensuring regulatory support is provided to a CU IRB with a large portfolio of research; coordinating convened, bi-weekly IRB meetings for review of research, as applicable; serving a resource for the CU research community, IRB Chairs and Members and the HRPO.
Duties common to all IRB Specialists:
Core competencies necessary for success:
Please apply through https://opportunities.columbia.edu/en-us/listing/
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Minimum Qualifications for Grade (Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant):
Solid computer skills and strong competency in Microsoft Office products. Preferred Qualifications
Experience with biomedical, behavioral, and/or social sciences human research; knowledge of international ethical codes and regulations governing protection of human subjects in research; experience with electronic administration systems; and certification as an IRB professional are preferred qualifications.