PRIM&R accepts advertisements from all institutions seeking to hire for positions in animal and human research ethics and related fields, such as research administration and ethics education; listing does not imply endorsement of the lister or of the qualifications stated for a position.
Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)
Bachelor's Degree (or foreign equivalent or higher). One  year of full-time administrative experience. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of medical terminology.
Nursing degree. Experience in a Higher Education/Academic setting. Experience in research administration. Trained/certified in human research protections.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Human Research Protection Program's (HRPP) goal is to provide support and advocacy throughout the research process, serving as a resource to the research community and to research participants. Working within the Office of Research Compliance (ORC), the incumbent is responsible for providing administrative support to the research and participant community on behalf of the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). 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 independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving. Research Compliance also notes that the successful incumbent must have strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make effective decisions.
Work within the Office of Research Compliance (ORC), University Hospital and other Stony Brook centers to assist with, and streamline, procedures relating to the recruitment of patients into research studies. Disseminate materials, and participate in educational events designed to train research volunteers, investigators, and staff around participant rights and protections. Serve as institutional liaison for the ResearchMatch, a national recruitment registry that matches researchers to individuals who are interested in participating in research.
Maintain and improve the quality of Institutional review Board (IRB) submissions assigned to the Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CORIHS) through pre-review of clinical research protocols. Train coordinators and research staff on matters pertaining to ethics, proper application completion, good clinical practice, and proper documentation of research records. Administer institutional considerations for acceptable oversight of research studies that utilize a single IRB. Assist in supervision of student employees.
Assist in the development and implementation of quality improvement of HRPP compliance and efficiencies. Provide ongoing support, education, and best practice recommendations to improve human research effectiveness, quality, and compliance with organizational policies within the ORC and ensure institutional compliance with federal and state regulations governing human subjects' research. Assist with HRPP Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance programs with respect to AAHRPP standards.
Provide administrative support in regards to conducting audits of clinical research projects and for research studies managed through reliance agreements. Assist with directed and not for cause audits of research studies being conducted by Stony Brook University. Examine research records, medical records, and other activities as deemed appropriate. Assist in writing up audits and presenting the audit findings before the convened IRB committee.
Other duties or projects 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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