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Institutional Review Board Specialist I

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Unleash YOUR Potential With UsAs a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world's most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you'll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We're seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission in unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.
The Opportunity:The Institutional Review Board Specialist I reviews research protocol submissions (requests for new or continuation of research, changes to studies, reports of possible unanticipated problems, etc.) to assure compliance with federal, state, and institutional regulations and policies pertaining to the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP).

  • Reviews minimal risk studies and participates in administrative review of greater than minimal risk studies. Independently makes and documents numerous required regulatory determinations about proposed research and scholarly activities.
  • Participates in review and resolution of New Information submissions.
  • Communicates with researchers during the submission and review process.
  • Provides guidance and support to faculty, staff and student researchers to maintain awareness of federal regulations which govern human subjects research.
  • Promotes the welfare and rights of human research participants to maximize subject protection while maintaining a high quality working relationship with UCF researchers.
  • Assists researchers in the use of the electronic protocol submission and review system.
  • Participates in IRB office meetings and chat to collaborate with other review staff.
  • Assists with IRB meeting administration.
  • Serves as an alternate member on the Board and is a designated reviewer.
  • Serves as a team member on the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and provides assistance in developing evaluative mechanisms for IRB function and HRPP interaction within the UCF community.
  • Assists with development of UCF IRB policies and procedures to ensure institutional compliance with federal regulations for safety and protection of human subjects in research.
  • Assists in creation of informational newsletters, brochures, and flyers. Assists in developing and conducting educational workshops, seminars, in-service programs, and web based training materials.
  • Maintains current working knowledge of the regulations and university policies for the safety and protection of human subjects in research.
  • Participates in professional activities, attends national meetings, and regulatory seminars.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's or Master's degree and 2+ years of relevant experience
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of HHS 45 CFR 46 and FDA 21 CFR 50 and 56 federal regulations which mandate the protection of human subjects in research and IRB management and function.
    • Knowledge of required elements of consent and IRB requirements for continuing reviews, addendum/modifications, and reporting adverse events.
    • Previous experience with biomedical and/or social behavioral educational research.
      Special Instructions to the Applicants:Remote/Hybrid work within the state of Florida may be considered based upon specific circumstances. If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity here at UCF, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.
      Are Benefits Important to You?Working at UCF has its perks! - In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:
      • Benefit packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program
      • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays
      • Retirement savings options
      • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions
      • Education assistance
      • Flexible work environment
      • And more---For more benefits information, go to the UCF Employee Benefits page .
        Who Are We?Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.
        Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.DepartmentOffice of Research - OperationsWork ScheduleMonday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm, schedule may vary. Remote work in the state of Florida may be considered.Type of AppointmentRegularExpected Salary$56,030.00 to Negotiable
        Job Posting End DateEqual Employment Opportunity Statement:As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at - http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf.As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Keywords: University of Central Florida, Orlando , Institutional Review Board Specialist I, Other , Orlando, Florida

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