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Research Compliance Specialist Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Job Summary

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
5+ to 7 Years
Job Reference Code

Research Compliance Specialist

About the Job

Research Compliance Specialist                                       

Date: Apr 16, 2021

Location:Cincinnati, OH, US

                Company:                 University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview

The Office of Research Human Research Protection Program department at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill the position of Research Compliance Specialist. This position will need someone who has the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with physicians and other researchers, and have the ability to read, with understanding, regulatory documentation. They will need to be able to gather and interpret both internal and external research regulations, and possess the computer skills with knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, databases and graphics.

Essential Functions

Serve as liaison for designated research protocols/studies; perform initial/ongoing research protocol reviews and provide advice to the Board/Committee; perform protocol audits as required; attend Board/Committee meetings to review and discuss studies to ensure compliance with federal, state, local regulations, and University policies & procedures; act as a resource for Board/Committee members regarding regulations during research protocol review. Resolve all issues involving research protocols.
Interpret, analyze and apply federal, state and local regulations, along with University rules and regulations, to ensure ethical research practices are followed; report suspected or known instances of noncompliance with University or federal regulations.
Coordinate information to meet protocol-reporting requirements; resolve non-routine issues involving research protocols including direct communication with investigators and research staff; interact with investigators, faculty, students and administration of all levels.
Assist in the development and maintenance of daily operational policy and procedures.
Provide training and mentoring as needed, may conduct on-site audits; may serve as full member on review board/committee.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree must be in a related field.
Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Two (2) years of experience in a compliance, basic science and/or clinical research environment.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Relevant professional certification or an advanced degree.

*    An attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirement, medical/dental, tuition remission);
*    An outstanding professional opportunity to work with highly talented and committed colleagues and contribute to the growth of a world-class organization and fulfillment of the overall mission of the institution;
*    Growth potential within the university.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

REQ: 64084

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati                                   
Job Segment:                     Compliance, Medical, Medical Research, Clinical Research, Legal, Healthcare, Research                                       

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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