Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Feb 21, 2018
Closes
Feb 22, 2018
Function
Other
Industry
Science
Hours
Full Time

EMMES is seeking an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator to support the expanding activities of the National Cancer Institute’s Central IRB (CIRB), which currently supports four IRBs. The IRB Coordinator will support the establishment of a new CIRB for review of cancer prevention and control trials.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in development of new and revision of existing policies and procedures in support of the CIRB
  • Working with the IRB Chair(s) and members to ensure that all research and related items submitted to the IRB(s) are reviewed and acted upon in a timely manner in accordance with CIRB SOPs
  • Ensure progress of the review of all study submissions through the approval process
  • Manage communications between the CIRB, NCI, Study Chairs, and CIRB Operations Office
  • Serve as a resource to the human subjects protection program to questions on preparing submissions and compliance with SOPs
  • File regulatory documents appropriately to maintain accurate and complete records of all IRB activities, including drafting of IRB agenda and meeting minutes
  • Maintain databases for tracking studies and IRB submissions
  • Assist in the development of tools and educational resources to support the CIRB’s review of research
  • Review all submissions for completion and identify regulatory concerns prior to review by the CIRB
  • Coordinate expedited review of eligible submissions
  • Communicate CIRB determinations to relevant parties
  • Attend CIRB meetings
  • Assist in answering Helpdesk queries related to CIRB activity as needed
  • Assist with additional tasks as needed

Primary Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and related experience in health-related field; oncology clinical trial environment preferred
  • Independent decision making and the ability to make good judgements are critical
  • Knowledge of the federal laws and regulations governing the conduct of research with human subjects is essential (21 and 45 CFR)
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn and use complex computer systems/databases
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in reporting the actions of the IRB are essential

Emmes has an outstanding benefits package including: generous tuition reimbursement, professional development and training programs.

*For immediate consideration please submit your resume and apply directly through the company website at www.emmes.com .

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The EMMES Corporation is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

EMMES is seeking an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator to support the expanding activities of the National Cancer Institute’s Central IRB (CIRB), which currently supports four IRBs. The IRB Coordinator will support the establishment of a new CIRB for review of cancer prevention and control trials.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in development of new and revision of existing policies and procedures in support of the CIRB
  • Working with the IRB Chair(s) and members to ensure that all research and related items submitted to the IRB(s) are reviewed and acted upon in a timely manner in accordance with CIRB SOPs
  • Ensure progress of the review of all study submissions through the approval process
  • Manage communications between the CIRB, NCI, Study Chairs, and CIRB Operations Office
  • Serve as a resource to the human subjects protection program to questions on preparing submissions and compliance with SOPs
  • File regulatory documents appropriately to maintain accurate and complete records of all IRB activities, including drafting of IRB agenda and meeting minutes
  • Maintain databases for tracking studies and IRB submissions
  • Assist in the development of tools and educational resources to support the CIRB’s review of research
  • Review all submissions for completion and identify regulatory concerns prior to review by the CIRB
  • Coordinate expedited review of eligible submissions
  • Communicate CIRB determinations to relevant parties
  • Attend CIRB meetings
  • Assist in answering Helpdesk queries related to CIRB activity as needed
  • Assist with additional tasks as needed

Primary Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and related experience in health-related field; oncology clinical trial environment preferred
  • Independent decision making and the ability to make good judgements are critical
  • Knowledge of the federal laws and regulations governing the conduct of research with human subjects is essential (21 and 45 CFR)
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn and use complex computer systems/databases
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in reporting the actions of the IRB are essential

Emmes has an outstanding benefits package including: generous tuition reimbursement, professional development and training programs.

*For immediate consideration please submit your resume and apply directly through the company website at www.emmes.com .

CONNECT WITH US!!
Follow us on Twitter - @EMMESCorp
Find us on LinkedIn - The EMMES Corporation

The EMMES Corporation is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

EMMES is seeking an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator to support the expanding activities of the National Cancer Institute’s Central IRB (CIRB), which currently supports four IRBs. The IRB Coordinator will support the establishment of a new CIRB for review of cancer prevention and control trials.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in development of new and revision of existing policies and procedures in support of the CIRB
  • Working with the IRB Chair(s) and members to ensure that all research and related items submitted to the IRB(s) are reviewed and acted upon in a timely manner in accordance with CIRB SOPs
  • Ensure progress of the review of all study submissions through the approval process
  • Manage communications between the CIRB, NCI, Study Chairs, and CIRB Operations Office
  • Serve as a resource to the human subjects protection program to questions on preparing submissions and compliance with SOPs
  • File regulatory documents appropriately to maintain accurate and complete records of all IRB activities, including drafting of IRB agenda and meeting minutes
  • Maintain databases for tracking studies and IRB submissions
  • Assist in the development of tools and educational resources to support the CIRB’s review of research
  • Review all submissions for completion and identify regulatory concerns prior to review by the CIRB
  • Coordinate expedited review of eligible submissions
  • Communicate CIRB determinations to relevant parties
  • Attend CIRB meetings
  • Assist in answering Helpdesk queries related to CIRB activity as needed
  • Assist with additional tasks as needed

Primary Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and related experience in health-related field; oncology clinical trial environment preferred
  • Independent decision making and the ability to make good judgements are critical
  • Knowledge of the federal laws and regulations governing the conduct of research with human subjects is essential (21 and 45 CFR)
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn and use complex computer systems/databases
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in reporting the actions of the IRB are essential

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