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Job Purpose We are looking for a bright, intellectually curious individual who is self-driven and highly organized to join the Stanford University-- one of the world’s leading research universities--Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) as the HRPP Manager (RCM2) within the Research Compliance Office (RCO). RCO’s mission is to ensure that Stanford conducts its human research activities in compliance with a complex web of regulatory requirements and with integrity.
Under the direction of the HRPP Associate Director, the HRPP Manager will supervise IRB Associates, monitor effectiveness, recommend streamlining opportunities, and manage educational activities for the HRPP. Other duties include serving as an expert contact with research investigators and administrators; educating parties on relevant and emerging regulations, and identifying related risk management issues.
CORE DUTIES Manage the work of IRB Associates, recommend hiring or disciplinary actions, or provide coaching, training, and mentoring.
Develop, implement, and manage efficient procedures to facilitate the processing of human research protocols in accordance with Stanford, federal, accreditation, and state policies and procedures.
Perform necessary review of research protocols to ensure compliance, quality and consistency of the protocols activities assigned to IRB Associates.
Plan and coordinate monthly IRB review and follow-up activities. Analyze performance and recommend streamlining opportunities, in coordination with the IRB managers.
Serve as an expert liaison between the research investigator and the reviewer; educate parties on relevant and emerging regulations and related risk management issues.
Apply knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations, as well as university policies and practices, to ensure satisfactory compliance.
May lead special projects or meetings on complex issues; participate in multi-functional teams.
Provide expertise in specialized compliance areas.
Other duties as assigned
Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of regulatory information regarding the use of human participation in research and teaching.
Demonstrated understanding of the principles of human research protection standards.
Familiarity with grants and contracts functions.
Significant working knowledge of research procedures and terminology, medical terminology, clinical trials, and research data management.
In-depth understanding of operational requirements pertaining to management and implementation of protocol process.
Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
Advanced knowledge of human subjects protection regulations and best practices.
Knowledge of medical/scientific areas, such as gene transfer, HIV AIDS, stem cells, cellular biology, biosafety, health and safety, and epidemiology.
Direct IRB experience with an accredited institution preferred.
Certifications and Licenses:
Ability to obtain or retain Institutional Review Board professional certification.
Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping.
Occasionally stand, walk, and write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business needs. Occasional cross campus and local travel may be required. May be exposed to allergens, biohazards, chemicals, radiation or electromagnetic fields.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is ro...oted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.