Research Compliance Officer, Quality Improvement

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


I. JOB OVERVIEW

Job Description Summary:

The Research Compliance Officer, Quality Improvement will report to the Director, Research Integrity and Compliance. The Quality Improvement Specialist will conduct internal monitoring and audits of Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved human subjects studies, animal study protocols, laboratory and radiation safety protocols, conflicts of interest management plans and other areas under research integrity. The specific duties of the position include the following:

Conducts inspections of research related documents to assess compliance with human subjects protections regulations, other areas of research integrity, and institutional requirements.

Prepares written reports to summarize inspection (monitoring and audit) findings.

Serves as a resource for the research community through phone calls, appointments, and training for GW faculty, students, and staff.

Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

-Master's degree is desirable but not required.
-2 years auditing/monitoring or research oversight experience with clinical trials/medical research preferred.
-Direct experience as a Clinical Research Associate or Research Coordinator preferred.
-Knowledge of Federal human subjects research regulations (FDA, HHS) and GCP Guidelines.
- Certification by professional organization in the area of research compliance or regulatory affairs preferred.


II. JOB DETAILS

Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Office Vice President of Research (OVPR) Family Research Administration Sub-Family Research Compliance Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday trhough Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: Yes Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Credit Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006078 Job Open Date: 01/18/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter of Recommendation 1
    2. Letter of Recommendation 2
    3. Letter of Recommendation 3




    Documents needed to Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter of Recommendation 1
    2. Letter of Recommendation 2
    3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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