The OFFICE OF HUMANRESEARCHETHICS (OHRE) administers supports and oversees the work of the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) at UNC-Chapel Hill, and all related activities. Any research projects involving human subjects proposed by the faculty, staff and students at UNC-Chapel Hill must be reviewed and approved by an IRB before research may begin, and before related grants may be funded.
The IRB Senior Analyst will serve as a regulatory compliance analyst, educator and manager who exercises operational responsibility on a daily basis for the OHRE and IRBs charged with protecting the rights and welfare of human research participants. Responsible, either directly or through managing others, for ensuring that IRB protocols satisfy federal regulations, guidelines and institutional requirements.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Independent decision making and the ability to make good judgements are critical. Knowledge of the federal laws and regulations governing the conduct of research with human subjects is essential (21 and 45 CFR). Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Ability to learn and use complex computer systems/databases. Attention to detail and accuracy in reporting the actions of the IRB’s are essential. Evening work occasionally, Overtime, Overtime occasionally.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in biomedical, social or behavioral science desirable. Minimum of 2 years working in human research protections with an institutional review board. Experience working with investigators in a complex research environment is preferred.
Required Licenses/Certifications: Certified Institutional Review Board (IRB) Professional (CIP) status or achievement of this certification within one year of hire is required.
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