Provides leadership, direction, and administrative oversight to all core components of the institution's Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) including IRB, Training, and Quality Assurance and Improvement to the Cooper Health System (CHS).
The IRB Director will oversee the facilitation and support of research reviewed by Cooper’s Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), including the development and implementation of program goals and objectives.
Also function as the Human Protections Administrator named in the Federal wide Assurance (FWA) that Cooper Health System holds with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and as the Administrator for Research Education and Compliance.
Scheduled Days / Hours: Monday-Friday 8-4:30; Education:BACHELOR Required
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
Candidates with Bachelor’s degree must have a minimum of 7 years work experience with increasing responsibility in a human subjects protection program/ IRB. Those with Master’s degree, 5 years.
Experience supervising IRB staff.
Must possess current, in depth knowledge of federal and state regulations governing the protection of human research subjects and a strong appreciation of relevant ethical issues.
Working knowledge of HIPAA regulations and state privacy laws.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, computer literacy, and ability to successfully interact with researchers, patients, and administration are required.
Certified IRB Professional (CIP) or other appropriate certification as a research professional.
Experience supervising or conducting human research.
Working knowledge of scientific and medical concepts, terminology, and clinical care procedures and standards.
Working knowledge of good clinical/research practices and standards.