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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Human Research Coordinator, UNLV Research and Economic Development [R0120954]
ROLE of the POSITION
The University of Nevada Las Vegas has the primary goal of becoming a Top Tier research institution, and the quantity and quality of research projects has escalated to meet this challenge. University researchers must be in compliance with federal and state laws and university policies to comply with the Assurance (license) granted by the federal government. This position is necessary to ensure human research compliance and consistency in the application of regulations across the variety of units conducting research at UNLV, and to ensure that proposals to conduct human subjects research are reviewed and approved in a timely manner.
The ideal candidate will be able to:
Perform triage of research proposals prior to administrative review
Utilize a high degree of independent judgment based on expert knowledge of regulatory statutes to pre-review research studies based upon applicable federal and state statutes for Social and Biomedical Institutional Review Board (IRB) review.
Review exempt protocol applications and make exemption determinations.
Advise researchers via written correspondence, of any additional needed revisions or documentation in a timely manner for IRB review and/or protocol final status.
Provide support to the IRB during preliminary and continuing review of research.
Advise faculty and student researchers on revisions and requirements of the IRB and provide research compliance support specific to their research.
Conduct preliminary review and manage reliance agreements for collaborative research
Provide excellent computer database record keeping management
Maintain written correspondence relating to human research protocols and IRB correspondence.
Completion of meeting minutes for all IRB meetings
Be able to organize and support complex technical meetings by providing information in support of the meeting.
Assist in the creation of forms and templates in support of IRB submissions and IRB review.
Provide financial administrative support for the Clinical Trials Office; working with the UNLV Medicine Clinic, the Office of Sponsored Programs, and the Controller’s Office to invoice sponsors and to develop financial reports.
Provide general administrative support to Clinical Trials Office; helping manage research files and checklists, and entering data in to UNLV's clinical trials management system.
Continually maintain currency of knowledge in human subject research by attending conferences and workshops and keeping abreast of professional publications and internet forums.
Assist in the development of materials for maintaining AAHRPP accreditation.
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and 1-3 years of experience. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
Qualified applicants must also have the following:
Knowledge of federal and international compliance regulations and guidelines which govern human subject research including; Federal Policy 45 CFR 46, 21 CFR 50, 21 CFR 56, Belmont Report, Declaration of Helsinki, Nuremberg Code.
Basic knowledge of Food and Drug Administration regulations.
Knowledge of research terminology and methodology pertaining to research with human subjects.
Basic knowledge of human subject protocol review and revision procedures.
Must be able to interpret and explain human research compliance laws and university policy to faculty, staff, and student researchers.
Must be able to perform preliminary administrative review of complex research protocols and identify problems and issues.
Must possess working knowledge to coordinate and organize complex technical meetings. Responsible for completion of minutes for all IRB meetings.
Must have the initiative in collecting technical information from a wide variety of sources.
Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality of information and records with tact and discretion.
Must be able to assist in the development of training and education components for the research community including workshops, conferences, and specialty training in the area of human research compliance.
Must possess the CIP certification, or attain within two years.
Must have exceptional computer skills to maintain intricate protocol database as well as database manipulation and information capture and use other relevant computer software applications.
Must have excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills.
Must have the ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure with multiple deadlines.
Internal Number: R0120954
About University of Nevada, Las Vegas
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu