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This position is located in the Office of Human Subjects Research Protections (OHSRP), Office of Intramural Research (OIR), Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The OHSRP is established under the Deputy Director for Intramural Research (DDIR) in order to oversee the Intramural Research Program's (IRP) Human Research Protection Program on behalf of the Deputy Director, who serves as the NIH Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Institutional Official (IO).
The NIH is located within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and is the principal medical research agency in the world. Its mission is to provide leadership and direction to biomedical research programs to improve the health of the American people. The NIH conducts and supports research on the causes, diagnosis, prevention, and cure of human diseases, and on the process of human growth and development; supports the training of research personnel; and directs and supports programs for the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information on medicine and health. The NIH consists of an Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs).
The OHSRP is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the entire NIH Human Research Protection Program. This includes formulation and implementation of policies, operation of the NIH Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the conduct and operation of compliance and educational training programs, in order to ensure that all research involving human subjects is carried out uniformly at NIH in accordance with the HHS regulations.
The office of Compliance and Training directs and administers the review, management, and required reporting of problems occurring during the conduct of research in the NIH IRP involving human subjects. This office also conducts noncompliance investigations as well as QA/QI Reviews of the NIH IRB and provides education and training for investigators, research staff, IRB members and IRB staff.
Major Duties Summary
The incumbent serves as an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Compliance Analyst, with responsibility for independently providing expertise and scientific, analytical, and program support to the NIH Intramural IRB. The incumbent provides scientific and technical guidance to investigators and institute staff and acts as the responsible point of contact in regard to review of all research activities that are considered not human subjects research, non-exempt human subjects research, and human subjects research that requires IRB review. The incumbent serves as the primary contact regarding IRB procedures and regulatory requirements for reporting events such as non-compliance and unanticipated problems which occur in research conducted in the IRP. The incumbent also participates in analyzing and evaluating operations and procedures in the office and in developing and recommending ways to improve their effectiveness and efficiency in meeting regulatory and policy requirements related to human subject protections.
The Compliance Analyst position being offered is a federal position. For more detailed information about the position and to apply, please follow the link below to USAJOBS. USAJOBS is the Federal Government’s official employment site.
The jobs will be active on USAJOBS from 9/9/2019-9/20/2019.
Please review the Vacancy Announcement and apply to the one that best suits your background:
DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers. All positions are subject to a background investigation.
Internal Number: IRB Compliance Analyst
About National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health and medical research.