Research Compliance Analyst

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Research Compliance Analyst Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201904110622 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $60,100 - $118,300 Position Information UCR's Office of Research Integrity (ORI) promotes the highest standards of research excellence and ensures compliance with federal and state regulations. This position is responsible for providing support and leadership to various research compliance areas covered by the ORI. The Research Compliance Analyst (RCA) will be the primary contact for several compliance committees including the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and serve as secondary contact for the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Stem Cell Research Oversight (SCRO), Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC)) and provide back up for others Research misconduct committees. The Research Compliance Analyst will serve as a resource to faculty, ensuring that federal and state laws, as well as UC policy, are applied correctly. The RCA will steward several committees and work closely with faculty to ensure that research is done ethically. This position also interacts with a variety of campus and system-wide offices to facilitate the management, administration and conduct of research.This is a one-year renewable contract position with the possibility of conversion to career status. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree in a biomedical-related field Preferred
Certifications Certification Requirement Relevant compliance certification (if applicable). Preferred
Conditions Condition Requirement Obtain Certified Professional in IACUC Administration (CPIA) certification within 12 months of hire. Preferred Experience Experience Requirement Professional experience in higher education environment Preferred 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required Professional experience in a compliance or research environment Preferred Experience working with animal models and overseeing animal research Preferred
Minimum Requirements Demonstrated self-discipline and sound, independent judgment completing complex assignments.
Demonstrated proficiency in public speaking, and writing.
Thorough knowledge and experiencewith quantitative and qualitative research design; scientific research concepts and terminology.
Thorough knowledge and ability to apply all relevant Federal, state, and university regulations, policies, and federal guidance documents.
Ability to work with a diverse range of customers/stakeholders.
Excellent time management, organizational and customer service skills.
Ability to effectively prioritize workload and competing deadlines.
Knowledge and experience with animal research plus principles and policies of compliance.
Preferred Qualifications Conflict of Interest: Understanding of stock options, consulting agreements and other corporate documents related to research and analysis of potential conflicts of interest.

Thorough knowledge of compliance research regulations and guidance.

Ability to exercise good judgement in assessing risk level and contacting appropriate delegate during the review of research.

Sufficient understanding of research procedures/methodologies to assess protocols involving animals and agricultural research.

Experience with conducting investigations into non-compliance.

Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.


  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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Posted: 5/7/2019
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