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IRB Coordinator

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Position Details

Position Number 42171
Class Title IRB Coordinator
Job Description

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).

Communicates with researchers – faculty, students and staff – during the submission and review process by sending iRIS Stipulations regarding revisions to the study application and documents that are needed prior to Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval.

Assists in the development of UCF IRB policies and procedures to ensure institutional compliance with the federal regulations for the safety and protection of human subjects of research.

Provides guidance and support to faculty, staff and student researchers to maintain awareness of federal regulations which govern human subjects research.

Maintains iRIS electronic submission database. Assists in the revisions and improvements to update the database as needed. Edits and updates web based content for the IRB.

Provides expert-level knowledge (application and interpretation) of federal and state regulations and policies, and institutional policies relevant to human subjects research.

Serves as a team member of the Human Research Protection Program.

Assists in creation of informational newsletters, brochures and flyers.

Assists investigators in the use of the iRIS electronic protocol submission and review system.

Maintains the electronic data base for UCF IRB required training (CITI) for all key study personnel involved in human subjects research.

Communicates with Office of Research & Commercialization staff and other University administrative office personnel concerning IRB issues.

Provides assistance in developing evaluative mechanisms for IRB function and Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) interaction within the UCF community.

Coordinates and develops submissions materials for accreditation process.

Assists in developing and conducting educational workshops, seminars and in-service programs.

Develops format for web based materials related to investigator training and program goals.

Maintains current working knowledge of the regulations for the safety and protection of human subjects in research.

Participates in ongoing review of new information and changes in the regulations and guidance.

Participates in professional activities, attends national meetings, and regulatory seminars.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements

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.

Special Conditions

State Title: Coordinator, Research Programs/Services

Candidates for this position will also be considered for position #42181.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 402935
Job Open Date 02/02/2018
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area Office of Research & Commercialization (Research)
Department Research-Commercialization
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
If Visiting A&P, please specify timeframe
Job Category A&P
Work Schedule

Monday through Friday
8am to 5pm
Schedule may vary as required

Work Location Orlando (Main)
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3
  6. Other Doc 4