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.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A FIXED TERM ROLE WITH AN END DATE OF JUNE 30, 2019.
The Office of Research is implementing the University of Southern California’s strategic plan by building interdisciplinary research collaborations that address societal needs and by increasing the impact and prominence of our research. The office invests in research initiatives, promotes our research among sponsors, and provides services that ensure that USC achieves the highest ethical standards in its research.
Reporting to the Senior Director, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Analyst II is primarily responsible for the regulatory review of human subject research proposals submitted for IRB review.
Reviews each submission to ensure that all applicable regulations and institutional requirements will be met
Edits informed consent documents to simplify language and improve readability for a general audience
Attends IRB meetings and prepares minutes that document the IRB’s determinations and that effectively describe the concerns, rationale, and technical questions of the IRB
Responsible for evaluating modifications, and continuing review of ongoing research.
Coordinate approval of IRB reliance agreements and monitor USC’s responsibilities under these agreements
Review requests for USC investigators to rely on a non-USC IRB and for USC to serve as the IRB for non-USC sites
Participates in continuous quality improvement activities in conjunction with USC’s Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
Assists in the development, distribution, and utilization of IRB education, training, and guidance material.
Previous experience in clinical research
Attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and analytical skills
Knowledge of medical terminology
Field of Expertise:
Knowledge of federal, state, local regulations and laws and routine policies and ethical practices for human subjects research
Minimum Education: - Bachelor's Degree, - Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: - 5 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: - Certified Institutional Review Board Professional required. - Relevant experience in IRB. Expertise and education required to be a member of the IRB board and conduct expedited review.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 20069719
About USC Institutional Review Board
Kristin Craun, MPH, CIPUSC Institutional Review BoardSenior Director