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.
Are you a seasoned research compliance professional looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy collaborating with world-class faculty and facilitating the prompt review of research studies? Do you value working as part of a dedicated team on a wide range of medical research?
University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is leading revolutions in health. From basic science to clinical research, we are constantly pushing scientific boundaries and earning worldwide recognition for our discoveries. We are seeking an Associate Director for our Human Research Protections Program.
The Associate Director provides key leadership to the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and manages the activities of IRB Coordinators. The incumbent also manages the single IRB reliance program and reports to the HRPP Director.
Having wide-ranging experience, uses research compliance concepts and organization objectives to resolve the most complex issues having organization-wide impact
Works on the most complex issues where little or no organization precedent exists and analysis of situation(s) or data require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
Serves as analytical expert / advisor to director, faculty, national and system-wide committees for regulatory and single IRB issues
Is considered a subject matter expert in the organization and often recognized as an expert externally in the industry.
Bachelor's degree in life, physical of social sciences and 7-10 years’ experience with human research protections activities with at least three years as a supervisor, and / or equivalent experience / training
Council for Certification of IRB Professionals (CCIP) certification or willingness to obtain within six months
Expert knowledge and ability to apply all of the Federal, state, system and university regulations, policies and federal guidance documents
Expert knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research design, scientific research concepts, and terminology
Advanced proficiency in public speaking, and writing
Proven success in managing a compliance review board
Proven management skills including priority setting and work assignment and tracking
Ability to resolve conflicts in a timely basis
Ability to interact with faculty, verbally and in writing, with professionalism and decorum
Ability to lead and mentor others
Demonstrated self-discipline and independent judgment completing highly complex, broadly defined assignments
Ability to quickly identify and synthesize salient features from a fast-paced discussion of highly technical broad-ranging information into a cohesive and well-written document, based on this discussion and including individual analysis and research
Ability to work in a high-volume, fast-paced environment. Must multi-task, be organized, able to re-prioritize tasks as needed, and be flexible
Internal Number: 51415BR
About University of California San Francsico
The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) at UCSF, in partnership with the research community, is responsible for ensuring the ethical and equitable treatment of all human research subjects in studies being conducted by UCSF faculty. The HRPP is also responsible for ensuring compliance with federal regulations, state laws and University polices as well as national standards for research involving human participants.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.