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Established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar Foundation, WCM-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York and shares its mission of dedication to excellence in education, patient care, and research. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at a university level, WCM-Q offers an integrated program of pre-medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
WCM-Q is in its 16th year of operation and is seeking a candidate for Institutional Review Board Manger in the Research Division, specifically in the Research Compliance office (RCO).
The IRB Manager's primary responsibility is to conduct in-depth protocol review process using advanced regulatory knowledge and experience. S/he has the primary responsibility to manage the protocol review process, identify issues and independently determine whether the components of the proposed research are in compliance with federal, local regulations and WCMQ policies.
The IRB Manager will also be responsible for managing all the IRB activities, conducting a preliminary review of submissions to the IRB, communicating deficiencies to investigators and ensure that the identified deficiencies are addressed adequately prior to review the provision. Analyse and apply relevant regulations, policies, and SOPs to ensure meeting the regulatory requirements in reviewing research protocols. Liaise between the IRB and the investigators and supervise the daily operation of IRB coordinators. Provide training and orientation to IRB coordinators and the research community, oversee the preparation for IRB meetings and attend them to advise on applicable regulations & institutional policies as well as maintaining IRB study related documentation in accordance with WCMQ policies, IRB policies, Federal & Qatari regulations.
The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a BA/BS degree (Master's degree is preferred). S/he, - should have a minimum of five years' progressive experience in management of an IRB. Should have comprehensive knowledge of Federal regulations, ICH-GCP guidelines and ethical principles regarding human subjects in research. Demonstrate the understanding of research procedures terminology, medical terminology, clinical trials, and research data management. Experience in the configuration and use of IRB or research administration software would be an asset. CIP is highly desirable.
Your application requires a CV, including the names and contact information for three references that agree to be contacted, as well as a covering letter. We encourage applicants to describe in their application how they feel they can contribute broadly to the goals of WCM-Q. For additional requirements and responsibilities, please refer to our website listed below. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Doha, Qatar for the duration of the appointment. Compensation will include a competitive salary with supplement for Foreign Service, housing and, transportation.
Further details regarding the WCM-Q program and facilities can be accessed at:
Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
The screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are identified.
Internal Number: 22521
About Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar
Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Weill Cornell also has PhD programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Rockefeller University and the Sloan-Kettering Institute, has established a joint MD-PhD program for students to intensify their pursuit of Weill Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care. The Medical College is divided into 20 academic departments: seven focus on the sciences underlying clinical medicine; and thirteen encompass the study, treatment, and prevention of human diseases, and maternity care. In addition to its affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences maintain major affiliations with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, as well as with the metropolitan-area institutions that constitute the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System. The Weill Co...rnell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences are accredited by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges.