JOB NO.: 91484-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Information Systems/Technology, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Marketing, Public Relations, Office & Administrative Support, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91484-AS

Working Title: Compliance/IRB Specialist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 06, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in health administration, biological sciences, social sciences, business or related field required. Bachelor's degree in other field will be considered with at least three years of substantial involvement or familiarity in research or sponsored programs administration, either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funding organization.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least two years of substantial research/administrative involvement in grants management/ research administration required, preferably in a university setting.

Experience working with clinical trial protocols and regulatory guidelines preferred. Experience submitting documentation to both the University of Wisconsin Institutional Review Board (UW IRB) and Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB) also desired.

Direct experience with: grants, contracts, and sponsored research; federal and non-federal sponsors/agencies; program, budgetary, regulatory, and compliance requirements preferred.

Knowledge of NIH and other federal and university regulations for the conduct of research preferred.

Position Summary:

Exciting opportunity for a talented, motivated, and team-oriented individual to join the University of Wisconsin - Madison, Department of Medicine (DOM) as a Compliance Officer. This position is a member of the DOM's Central Administration, Research Team and reports to the Department Administrator. The incumbent will be expected to serve in a variety of capacities, including but not limited to, preparation and submission of protocols and compliance documents, tracking and meeting renewal deadlines, collection and maintenance of research records and consent documentation, review of study proposals to ensure compliance, and training of new investigators and staff on regulatory requirements. This position is responsible for all matters specific to human subjects research compliance and Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) accreditation and ongoing monitoring of compliance along with general administrative and operational research support as needed.

Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.


Jena Yohann
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Instructions to applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Aug 4 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Sep 1 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time