The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP) provides research administration and support to University of Toledo faculty, staff and students involved in research and scholarly activities. RSP provides proposal and budget development assistance, tools to identify funding sources, professional development, research administration, regulatory compliance management and contract management support.
The Associate Director of Research Compliance (ADRC) reports to the Director of Research Compliance (DRC). The DRC is responsible for management of programs and staff to ensure regulatory compliance for unfunded and sponsored research including human and animal subject research, export control, biosafety and select toxins, conflict of interest and research integrity.
The ADRC is responsible for overseeing and directing the daily office functions and supporting staff for the university Human Subjects Research Protections Program (HRPP) and Institutional Review Boards (IRB) for biomedical and social, behavioral and educational research. This position facilitates the research review and approval process to ensure institutional compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, institutional policies and guidelines governing human research protections in order to lead and direct the daily office function. The ADRC ensures uniformity of review and compliance with IRB standard operating procedures and applicable federal and state regulations. The ADRC must be able to assist with administrative functions of the Office of Research Compliance chief administrator in the absence of the DRC. The ADRC provides input to the design and/or improvement of department operations, processes and procedures.
Education/experience/licensing: -Bachelor's Degree in Business, Life or Physical Sciences, Public Health or other related degree -5 years of experience in human subjects research compliance including in-depth understanding of applicable federal, state and local regulations and requirements -Current Certified IRB Professional (CIP) or ability to obtain certification within one year -Demonstrated supervisory experience or experience in mentoring and developing staff Communication and other skills: -Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated experience working effectively with personnel, government, members of the research community, and management across units -Excellent verbal and written communication skills -Demonstrated ability working with a diverse population within a complex compliance setting.
Preferred Qualifications - Research administrative experience in higher education and/or federal regulatory agency -Advanced degree such as Master's degree (MBA/MPH/MS/MA) or JD -Membership in national or regional human subjects organization (i.e. PRIM&R); Experience with IACUC, responsible conduct of research, biosafety and/or other research compliance regulations
Additional Salary Information: Salary starts at $67,712
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The University of Toledo is one of 14 state universities in Ohio. We were established in 1872 and became a member of the state university system in 1967. The University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio merg...ed July 2006 to form the third-largest public university operating budget in the state. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.