CARB-X, a Boston University Global Partnership, has an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to join our core team at Boston University in the role of Research Compliance Manager. CARB-X is a new organization located at the BU School of Law, focused on accelerating the pre-clinical development of drugs, vaccines and diagnostics to address antibiotic resistance. The Research Compliance Manager will be responsible for establishing internal operating procedures, communications, and reports to ensure the projects funded by CARB-X are prepared for and comply with the terms for conducting research. They will play an active role in reviewing project plans and advising Product Developers and Performance Sites on the requirements, across a variety of project types. They are expected to follow the standards, regulatory requirements, and processes established by the relevant oversight agencies, in coordination with the officers at BU. CARB-X is a fast-paced environment where creativity, flexibility, and collaboration are essential. In this role, you will work as part of a dedicated CARB-X core team and with BU offices, to achieve goals and maximize the overall effectiveness of the program. Adaptability, dependability, and willingness to build new tools and processes from scratch are essential skills. The incumbent will interact with BU staff and systems, as well as CARB-X partners.
This is a full-time, grant-funded position, located on the Charles River Campus of Boston University. CARB-X is currently in Year 4 of 5 of its principal grant funding, with the anticipated option to apply for renewal funding.
Master's Degree required; significant (> 10 years) directly related experience may substitute for education. Advanced life sciences degree preferred. CPIA certification would be valuable. At least 5-8 years related experience working with IACUCs or overseeing animal care and use activities; CPIA certification desirable. Significant knowledge of HHS grant policies, US, state and local regulations and policies governing research is preferred. Familiarity with non-US research regulations and policies a plus; Experience with operations in a scientific Research and Development organization will be a significant advantage. Demonstrated ability to analyze complex business challenges with multiple stakeholders in different organizations around the world. Familiarity with collaborative software, e.g. MS SharePoint; experience with advanced capabilities like administering access, developing document routing workflows, etc. would be an advantage. Additional competencies: demonstrated track record as constructive, collaborative and professional in all settings; effective verbal and written communication skills, to capably represent a professional, well-regarded global organization; ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and work to deadlines; flexibility to work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment comparable to a start-up biotech, balanced with the processes and culture of a large academic institution; committed, proactive team player.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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