Madison, WI
Aug 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91667-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91667-AS

Working Title: Staff Reviewer



FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelors Degree Required

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least 2 years work experience utilizing exceptional interpersonal and problem-solving skills, is required as noted below:

(1) Ability to learn and apply federal regulations, laws, policies and guidance in order to apply these as part of an IRB application review; (2) comfort in exercising independent discretion; (3)organization and time management skills to appropriately prioritize workload and with minimal supervision; (4) outstanding attention to detail; (5) ability to write in a clear and concise manner; (6) ability to communicate effectively with researchers and staff; (7) strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills; (8) ability to work well as part of a team; (9) proficiency with computer applications including MS Word, Excel, internet browsers, and email; and (10) ability to build and maintain rapport with a diverse array of investigators and research support staff.

Preferred skills and competencies noted below.
Familiarity and/or experience working within an academic research setting, including an IRB office; knowledge of human subjects research; ability to create clear, concise analyses of complex materials; and working effectively with colleagues across a wide range of experience and leadership levels.

Position Summary:

The UW Health Sciences (HS) IRBs office includes a staff of 22 individuals with 13 Staff Reviewers, who handle initial submissions, changes of protocol, continuing reviews, and reportable events. We are currently seeking 2 Staff Reviewers to work with new IRB applications (initial reviews). Staff Reviewers independently conduct in-depth reviews of IRB applications and supporting materials to ensure a smooth review process as well as compliance with federal regulations, state law, and campus policies. Staff Reviewers create written, in-depth analyses of the studies and regulations as part of the overall review and determination processes. By working collaboratively with members of the study teams, regulatory staff, and administrative staff, the Staff Reviewers help address any issues with the potential to delay an IRB approval. Staff reviewers work under the supervision of and in collaboration with the Director and Assistant Director of the HS IRBs

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.


B Delorse Harrington
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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 cover letter, resume and a list of 3 references including one (current/former) supervisory reference. For maximum consideration, please be sure that your cover letter addresses how you meet the required and preferred qualifications, if not clearly evident in your resume.

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 25 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Sep 25 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time