The Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) is a cancer clinical trials network with locations across Minnesota, funded by the Minnesota legislature as a part of the University of Minnesota's overall MnDRIVE Strategic Investment Request. Led by the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, MNCCTN partner organizations aim to improve cancer outcomes for all Minnesotans through greater access to cancer clinical trials in prevention and treatment.
The Regulatory Specialist performs activities to support central operations the MNCCTN in the conduct of multi-site studies. Responsible for providing technical expertise and overall management of clinical research protocol documents and activity from initial submission through study closure. Incumbent at this level is an experienced professional competent to work at the highest technical level.
? Provides regulatory guidance and direction to all members of the research team in order to ensure compliance with all applicable policies, procedures and regulations. ? Serves as primary contact for purposes of collection and completion of required regulatory documentation. ? In collaboration with the Principle Investigator, interprets protocols and creates consent documents needed for clinical research study. ? Prepares regulatory approval applications, respond to stipulations, and shepherd applications and correspondence through the processes until approvals are obtained. ? Track all regulatory review submissions and approvals to ensure deadlines are met. ? Maintain regulatory documentation to ensure compliance and audit ready at any given time. ? Coordinates the processing of outside safety reports and local serious adverse events. ? Reports unanticipated problems involving risk to subjects or others (UPIRTSO) within the required timeline. ? In collaboration with research team, provides support and oversees visits with outside sponsors, which may include prequalification, site initiation, interim visits and closeout visits. ? Initiates and leads special projects, to include process improvement and regulatory training. ? Serves as the regulatory subject matter expert through all phases of a clinical study. ? Serves as a lead and mentor to other clinical research staff, to include the execution of new initiatives and process improvement. ? Lead regulatory educational events for clinical research staff. ? Develops protocols with the Principle Investigator and provides recommendations on research plan. ? Coordinates and facilitates the submission of Investigational New Drug (IND) and/or Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) applications.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications: -BA/BS plus at least 4 years of experience or advanced degree plus 2 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal eight years -Experience with regulations governing research activity (such as GCP's, FDA regulations and ICH guidelines). -Experience developing and working complicated project schedules. -Computer proficiency in a PC environment including Microsoft Office products. -Previous experience working as a Regulatory Specialist.
Preferred Qualifications: -Experience in oncology clinical research setting and in an academic medicine setting. -Clinical Research Coordinator certification. -Experience working with multi-site clinical research and/or working with a central IRB.
Internal Number: 327327
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