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The University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development seeks a self-motivated professional to serve as IRB Education and Compliance Specialist in the Human Subjects Office. This position will provide developmental and administrative assistance and expertise for the human subjects protection programs and services administered by the Human Subjects Office (HSO). Conduct in-depth, on-site reviews of selected human subjects research projects for the purpose of assessing compliance with federal regulations, Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements, and University of Iowa policies and procedures for the conduct of research involving human subjects.
Assist in the development of policies and procedures for the IRB Compliance Program.
Assist in the development and presentation of training sessions for university investigators, IRB members, and Human Subjects Office staff on the protection of human research subjects.
Assist in scheduling and preparations for training sessions and presentations.
Assist in administrative tasks related to IRB member and researcher education.
Conduct on-site reviews.
Conduct monitoring via online surveys.
Follow-up on reviews.
Establish and maintain ongoing relationship with investigators.
Promote available HSO/IRB resources, including HSO office hours, website, etc.
Staff educational poster sessions within the University and the area community.
Present compliance monitoring findings at IRB meetings.
Assist in preparing the application for accreditation to the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protections Programs (AAHRPP).
Generate written reports that disseminate results of the compliance monitoring process.
Organize and conduct follow-up of the results of the monitoring process with the research team, IRB leadership, and university administrators.
Track multiple research project reviews using established database systems.
Compile monthly monitoring findings for report to supervisor.
Distribute online feedback surveys.
Assign projects to and supervise project progress of student employee.
Education Required: Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Research Compliance: A minimum of 6 months full-time equivalent experience conducting and/or monitoring research involving human participants, or in a related administrative role supporting human subjects research OR a minimum of 6 months full-time equivalent experience working with federal regulations.
Proficiency in computer software applications including Microsoft Office suite and internet.
Training Delivery: Evidence of strong writing and speaking ability, including demonstrated presentation skills.
Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Evidence of attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
Communication for Effective Relationships: Demonstrated ability to interact with researchers or others on a broad range of topics.
Communication for Effective Relationships: Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a professional environment.
One or more years’ experience conducting and/or monitoring research involving human participants, or in a related administrative role supporting human subjects research OR One or more years’ experience working with federal regulations.
Working knowledge of federal regulations regarding the protection of human subjects in research.
Experience conducting the recruitment and consent process with human research subjects.
Technical experience with HawkIRB, other data management systems, or electronic workflow systems.
Experience reviewing, editing, or submitting IRB applications for compliance with federal regulations.
Certification as a Certified IRB Professional (CIP) or the ability to obtain Certified IRB Professional (CIP) certification as soon as eligible.
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