The Office of Research Integrity and Compliance (ORIC) supports the UNT research community by assuring the Institution and investigators are conducting research in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and University policies. ORIC maintains oversight of the University’s research compliance programs including the Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Conflict of Interests (COI), Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and export controls.
This position is responsible for maintaining oversight of the following research compliance committees: Institutional Research Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and Conflict of Interest Committee (COI). Assists researchers with complex biomedical studies and collaborative projects with other entities. Acts as liaison for University and responsible for remaining current on issues in the field of research compliance.
• Ability to understand, analyze and communicate complex issues effectively with administrators, faculty, staff and students regarding compliance issues.• Deep knowledge of compliance issues with federally funded projects, agency regulations, and federal law to be able to review and provide additional IRB,IACUC and COI requirements from a variety of agencies.• Works independently on clear, effective written communication skills; e.g. emails to ask about or convey regulatory requirements.• Interpersonal skills to maintain excellent relationships with researchers and various offices across the level of the institution.• Time management skills including ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines while attending to detail and not sacrificing accuracy.• Ability to determine when decisions can be appropriately made and when they must be referred to a higher level to protect institutional integrity.• Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, website content construction, communication and basic statistical operations.• Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.