Director - Office of Research/IRB Administrator

Job Summary:
The Position of Director of the Office of Research /IRB Administrator is established to provide the oversight for the research related compliance responsibilities, for Institutional Review Board (IRB) operations, as well as for initiating, continuing and monitoring clinical research activities approved by the Hospital’s IRB.  Areas of responsibility include the ethical review and oversight of research and for compliance, as well as for research agreements with outside sponsors, billing and compensation of research use of institutional resources.  The Director also functions as the chief administrative and programmatic support for the IRB of the Hospital. 

Job Requirements:

Masters degree in science, business administration or law preferred.  Five years professional experience in research management and two years in IRB administration.  Experience working under strict deadlines with critical documentation requirements.  Organized, detail-oriented, knowledge of medical terminology.  Administrative experience in significant clinical research project(s) required.  Certified IRB Professional (CIP) certification or attainment of certification within one year of eligibility.