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Associate Director, Human Research Protection Program
June 27, 2018
Providence, Rhode Island
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Associate Director position is a critical leadership role in ensuring compliance with the University’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies and procedures related to research involving human subjects. The position reports to the Director of the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and manages four staff members. He/she facilitates, manages and strategically streamlines processes of the University’s human research protection program, providing high-level support and guidance to the Institutional Review Board (IRB), investigators, students, and HRPP staff. The incumbent adeptly and independently interprets and applies federal regulations governing human subjects research, stays apprised of evolving regulations, and works with key stakeholders to amend institutional policy and practice as needed
Bachelor’s degree and five years’ experience in human subjects research protections administration in a major academic or hospital medical center and/or research ethics administration with direct relevance to regulatory compliance, or the equivalent combination of experience and education required
Master’s degree preferred
Certified IRB Professional (CIP) or CIM (Certified IRB Manager) certificate preferred at time of hire, and required within one year of hire.
Ability to advise and counsel on matters of general research compliance and ethical human participant research practices
Previous managerial/supervisory experience with demonstrated success in leading and managing people is essential. Proven track record of strong leadership and team building skills and experience working collaboratively to motivate others
High level of experience and comfort working independently with senior leadership, faculty, staff, students, medical professionals and external agencies in complex organizations.
Proficient with computer programs and electronic systems. Experience in designing, operating, and implementing electronic IRB applications
Ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously and to effectively prioritize tasks and responsibilities
Must possess excellent written and verbal skills. Strong problem solver and strategic decision maker.
Applicants are required to use the Brown Career Site to apply for the position and to submit their resume, cover letter and any related documents. Please check the status of your application through the account you create when you apply.
All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to a criminal background check and education verification with results satisfactory to Brown.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ146332
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