We have an immediate opening for a Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist in our Menlo Park, CA headquarters. The Regulatory Compliance Specialist supports all regulatory affairs of SRI, primarily the Institutional Review Board which includes but is not limited to: (a) review of research protocols involving human subjects, (b) preparation of meeting agendas and minutes, (c) post-approval monitoring, (d) policy interpretation and development, (e) staff training (f) maintenance of records and (g) preparation of regulatory submissions (e.g. FWA, IRB Registration).
This role serves as the information gate keeper and resource person for anyone who has involvement with human subjects, and will also cross-train with the IACUC.
EOE/AA SRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
HOW TO APPLY Visit our career portal at https://www.sri.com/careers/search-jobs and apply to auto req ID 1581BR
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus 3-5 years of relevant experience, research or regulatory environment preferred
U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
Certified IRB Professional (CIP), other relevant certifications (e.g. CPIA) preferred
Knowledge of federal regulations applicable to IRB and IACUC protocols
Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite tools and applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); browsers such as Internet Explorer and Firefox
Familiarity with database software, electronic protocol systems, and web publishing software
Must be highly organized and detail-oriented; solid administrative skills
Thrives in a fast-paced work environment
Demonstrated excellent project management skills
Able to multi-task and possesses flexibility to easily adjust his/her work schedule as priorities change on a daily basis
Outstanding analytical skills
Inquisitive; quick and avid learner; enjoys exploring new challenges
Keen interest in science and technology
Excellent interpersonal skills - enjoys working and interacting with people
Excellent communicator – oral and written communication:
Must be able to think on one’s feet
Must be able to quickly compose professional/diplomatic email correspondence that is clear, concise, and firm
Excellence-driven; willing to go the extra mile
Some overtime or weekend work may be necessary
Relocation assistance available within California
BACKGROUND CHECK Employment with SRI International is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.
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SRI moves R&D from the laboratory to the marketplace to create high value and real innovation. And the platforms we build today are designed to meet tomorrow’s needs. For example, an artificial intelligence project for DARPA led to the development of Siri for Apple’s iPhone.