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Institutional Review Board (IRB) Compliance Administrator

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
  • Job Type
    Employee
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    Full Time

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Compliance Administrator

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MA 

 

 

The Office of the Vice President for Research at MIT seeks an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Compliance Administrator to conduct ethical and compliance reviews to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations for the use of human subjects in research.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a point of contact (POC) and compliance reviewer of human subject research protocols
  • Conduct expedited or primary reviews for full board protocols to identify regulatory issues and potential risks to research participants.
  • Correspond with and advise investigators, articulating modifications to study documentation.
  • Write high-level protocol summaries and advise investigators on navigating the regulatory landscape and applicability of regulation.
  • Support single IRB reliance requests and serve as a backup POC for SMART IRB.
  • Maintain knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Support other functions as needed.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S./B.A. in a related field.
  • At least three years’ human subjects research related experience.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to human subject research.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and written and oral communication skills.
  • Understanding of research procedures’ terminology, clinical trials, and research data management.
  • Experience conducting and managing human subject research in an academic research environment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Discretion and good judgment with confidential information.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment and collaborate with faculty, staff, and institutional representatives.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years of experience working at an IRB.
  • Experience conducting expedited and primary reviews for an IRB.
  • CIP certification.
  • Experience reviewing DOD, FDA, NIH, and NSF supported/regulated research.
  • Background in science and engineering.

 

 

Interested candidates may apply on-line at https://hr.mit.edu/careers. Please reference job number 18945.

 

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on nondiscrimination can be found at https://policies.mit.edu/policies-procedures/90-relations-and-responsibilities-within-mit-community/92-nondiscrimination.

 

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Posted: 2021-03-22 Expires: 2021-04-21

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