Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 17ST1137
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Director, Institutional Review Board for the Human Subjects Protection Program. The Assistant Director will be responsible for the operational functions of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) on the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Newark Campus, servicing all schools, University Hospital, as well as multiple institutes residing in Newark.
Directs operational activities and IRB staff support services for the administration of the function for the protection of human subjects.
Assists the IRB Director and acts in his/her absence.
Manages the day-to-day processes and procedures of the IRB office; supervises the work of assigned staff and evaluates performance; provides training and direction to assigned staff.
Functions as a voting member of the IRB and provide guidance to the IRB Chair, IRB Vice Chairs, and members when needed.
Provides guidance to departments and individual faculty members to identify and address issues related to their clinical research.
Maintains and updates federal assurance documents for changes as necessary and provides documentation to the Human Subjects Protection Program for submission to federal agencies.
Recommends the hiring, firing, promoting, demoting, performance evaluations, transfers and/or disciplining of employees, as well as other personal actions according to University policies and procedures.
Attends local and national meetings relevant to the regulatory compliance functions, optimization of the IRB and related clinical research activities under the recommendation of the IRB Directors.
Directs the operational function of monitoring of research, analysis and transmission of information to the IRB and investigators on new and/ or modified requirements for proper review and conduct of clinical research involving human subjects.
Home Location Campus: Newark (RBHS)
CIM, CIP or equivalent certificate is preferred (may be obtained after hire).
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of state and federal regulations governing the ethical conduct of research and protection of human subjects. Understanding of the requirements for ethical research with human subjects.
Interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work with clinical research faculty, students and administration to assure appropriate levels of educations. Outstanding human relations and leadership skills and the ability to function in a team environment required. Demonstrated knowledge how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.