This position will share responsibility for the coordination of the
operation of the Human Research Protections Program ( HRPP ) and
Institutional Review Board ( IRB ) function. Primary coordination
responsibilities include representation and assistance with
implementation of the program to researchers and external
researchers and sponsors. Based on experience and knowledge of the
program, the incumbent will disseminate information about and
assist investigators in the preparation of IRB applications. The
candidate will coordinate the preparation of applications for
presentation to the IRB and will independently determine adequacy
of the application and level of review required.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
o Screen new and renewal applications: contact and advise
investigators in preparation and completion of application
o Prepare meeting agendas, assists with minutes and meeting
determination communications to researchers.
o Assign applications to committee and assist with primary reviewer
o Maintain record and filing system: paper and computer based
o Assist other program coordinators when necessary.
o Answer and refer telephone calls.
o Filing and copying as requested.
o Proof and edit IRB correspondence as requested.
o Other duties as requested.
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University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply
including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Minimum of 1 year in research
administration, with experience directly related to human subjects
research. Candidate must have excellent organizational and
oral/written communication skills, familiarity with medical
terminology, strong interpersonal, problem solving and
collaboration skills, ability to interact professionally with MDs
and PHDs, ability to maintain professional standards under routine
conditions of demanding time constraints and proficient in MS Word,
Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Previous program management and/or IRB experience preferred.
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