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This position provides day-to-day oversight of the operations of the Conflict of Interest (COI) Office, and supports the functions and activities of the COI Committee related to the management of potential conflicts of interest arising at the University. Responsibilities include developing COI management plans; managing the reporting of financial conflicts to funding agencies; developing training programs for faculty, staff, students regarding COI; office budget approval; overseeing workflow within the COI Office; oversight of the process for collecting disclosures from University members. This position is goal-oriented, requiring independent work under guidance from the Vice Chancellor for Research Protections and/or the Chair of the COI Committee. The incumbent will supervise four COI Office Staff members.
Background Requirements: Extensive background in regulatory compliance at an academic institution, preferably related to management of conflict of interest and conflict of commitment.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: The position includes a lucrative fringe benefit package, including health care, retirement, tuition remission.
Internal Number: 21000731
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh (PITT) is one of the nation's oldest institutions of higher education. PITT is a state-related research university, and is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 63 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America. PITT investigators defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, led the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight. PITT is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), a $23 billion health care provider and insurer. UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care and is the largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania.