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Maine Medical Center is seeking a Director of Research Compliance in Portland. Relocation assistance is available!
Under the direction of the Administrative Director for Research, the Director of Research Compliance (DRC) is responsible for managing an effective compliance program that is coupled with efforts to facilitate the pursuit of MMC’s research programs. In these research programs, compliance with pertinent regulations and policies is essential to engendering the public trust. The Office of Research Compliance has three main responsibilities: research compliance oversight; research compliance education and to function as a compliance information clearinghouse. The DRC will implement and manage a research compliance, oversight, and education program that provides support and education in regulatory requirements for faculty members, staff, and students regarding scientific research.
Master’s degree in relevant discipline preferred, Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years of related experience.
Thorough knowledge of current applicable laws and regulations, including federal, state, and non-federal regulations surrounding research and research grants and contracts.
Experience working independently and within a team environment at various levels of an organization.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), including public speaking to facilitate training sessions, lead discussion groups, and deliver presentations.
Strong management skills with experience in staff oversight and professional development.
Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence.
Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.
Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, MMC is committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.