The IRB Specialist serves at the crossroads of virtually all activity that occurs in the Center for Clinical Research and Technology and is therefore a key position in this office. The major functions of the position include evaluating protocol submissions, advising investigators, supporting the IRBs and managing daily operations of the IRB Administration Office. Maintains a current understanding of Federal, State and local laws, regulations and guidelines governing human subject research. Reviews human research protocol submissions to ensure that the UHCMC clinical research activities are conducted in compliance with IRB policies, institutional SOPs and international, federal, state, and local rules, regulations and ethical principles regarding the use of human subjects in research. Coordinates IRB meetings including preparation of the agenda and materials in addition to recording medical and ethical issues discussed to ensure accurate documentation of IRB determinations. Functions as a liaison within and between the IRB committees, investigators and their designees, and Center for Clinical Research and Technology staff. Participates in special projects.
Bachelor Degree Prefer 1 to 2 years prior experience in research, research administration, and or regulatory affairs clinical and or laboratory research
Location/Region: Cleveland, OH (44101)