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Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)
Bachelor's Degree equivalent or higher. Two  years of full-time administrative experience. Computer proficiency. Knowledge of medical terminology.
Experience in a University setting. Previous experience in IRB and/or IRB Administration with an understanding of human research compliance policies and regulations of federal regulators and the impact of non-compliance thereof. Trained/certified in human research protections.
Brief Description of Duties:
The IRB Assistant will provide administrative support to the Committees on Research Involving Human Subjects (CORIHS), the Institutional Review Boards of Stony Brook University. The successful incumbent will have excellent interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work as part of a team and a willingness to learn IRB Administration.
Process applications to the IRB including 1) administrative review to ensure compliance with and accurate interpretation of relevant regulation and policies 2) assignment of IRB reviewer and 3) act as a liaison between investigators and IRB to ensure timely review and approval.
Act as the primary reviewer on behalf of the IRB for 1) applications for exemption and expedited reviews 2) determinations of activities that constitute "not human subjects research" and 3) post-committee responses from investigators.
Provide support and feedback to investigators during the submission and approval processes for applications to the IRB.
Ensure accurate dissemination of correspondence to and from investigators, IRB members, and other on/off campus offices as required. Attend IRB meetings.
Assignment of amendments, adverse events, investigator responses to appropriate reviewers.
Continually assess human research protection program against new federal guidelines/regulations for possible revision to SBU's AAHRPP standard operating procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
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