1) The RCA will advise investigators regarding the preparation of protocols, the interpretation of federal and other regulations, and the implementation of institutional or IRB policies.
2) The RCA will review each submitted protocol to identify and resolve problems prior to IRB review and ensure the integrity of information, including making the initial determination as to the scope of the protocol and therefore its review requirements.Â
3) The RCA will prepare comments for investigators concerning submissions and respond to researcher inquiries regarding IRB or RADRAC policies/procedures, requests for reports, or renewal information.
4) The RCA will compose summaries (federally-mandated minutes) of the IRB Committees' technical deliberations for dissemination to research teams which highlight Committee concerns, decisions and need for follow-up activity.
5) The RCA will participate in the planning and execution of training programs, in the preparation of training and informational materials, including the IRB Website, and development of communications with faculty and administrators.
1) Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required, including problem-solving and decision-making.
2) Ability to work as part of a team.
3) Ability to maintain confidentiality.
4) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
5) Strong organizational and project management skills.
6) Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel.
7) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
8) Analytical skills.Â
9) Organizational skills.
10) Ability to manage stressful situations.Â
2) Cover Letter
3) Writing Sample
NOTE:When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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