Director for the Research Subject Review Board (#irb).
University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, New York
Type: Full Time
College / University
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: UR Job ID: 241884
Provides leadership and direction to both internal and external personnel in directing the Research Subject Review Board (RSRB) policies and guidance related to the review of human subject research. Directing the RSRB requires considerable expertise with federal regulations/guidance, international regulations/guidance, and University policies and procedures relating to the conduct of biomedical and social and behavioral human subject research. Directly contributes to the advancement of the University of Rochester as a world-class research enterprise by: 1) ensuring an effective compliance function; 2) promoting the program, its services and solutions to the University research community and 3) establishing, managing and leveraging relationships through a national presence.
Possesses excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership to manage a dynamic staff and work effectively with team members, researchers, external agency representatives, and senior leadership. Demonstrates critical thinking and flexibility in decision making in the application of policies and regulations in very complex situations. Able to manage effectively in a remote environment that requires constant evaluation and shifting of priorities to respond to the needs of the University research community and the review boards served by the office. Consistently models effective work behaviors. This position is 100% remote with the possibility for some in-person meetings.
Master's degree in Biomedical or Social Sciences and 8 years of related research experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification as IRB Professional (CIP) desirable. If not already CIP certified, certification preferred in a timeframe determined by supervisor.
The University of Rochester is a private research university in Rochester, New York. The university grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral and professional degrees. The University of Rochester enrolls approximately 6,800 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students