Research Compliance Administrator II (Multiple Positions)

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Cancer Center Division

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UAHS - Tucson


University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer through patient care, research, and education. The Regulatory Office is a functional component of the UACC centralized clinical trials unit that is organized to provide protocol review and activation, administration systems, protocol information and liaison, and clinical trials outreach.

This Research Compliance Administrator II position will provide dedicated clinical trials administration support for ongoing and new developmental efforts in cancer clinical trials research. This position works closely with clinical faculty and their disease team.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

This selected candidate will have regular contact with the University of Arizona Human Subjects Protection Program (IRB), investigators, clinical research staff (nurses, data managers), clinical trials sponsors (e.g. private industry and national cooperative groups), and administrative staff.

It is expected that this person will have or develop a knowledge base of the disease areas assigned and current management principles and will be able to serve in a consulting role to new faculty and staff regarding policies and procedures for clinical research.

  • Prepare and/or coordinate IRB submission and approval of new phase I-III protocols for industry, investigator initiated, and national cooperative group studies in assigned disease area.
  • Prepare and/or coordinate IRB submission of amendments, revisions,IND safety reports, and progress reports for approval for assigned disease area studies.
  • Prepare/coordinate and maintain all regulatory documentation required by FDA and sponsor.
  • Coordinate other regulatory activities surrounding clinical trial setup and execution.
  • Serve as a liaison between the assigned disease team, industry/cooperative group representatives, and the IRB for activation and maintenance of specific studies to ensure consistency of approach (e.g., standard operating procedures).
  • Actively participate in assigned disease team, including maintaining ongoing communication with team leaders and strong working relationships with all members (data managers, research nurses) involved in delivery of protocol treatment; attending case management or other disease-oriented meetings, with role in presenting protocol-related information to the team to ensure consistency of approach (e.g., standard operating procedures) and to share information and ideas.
  • Update the clinical trial management system (CTMS) relating to study status and actions.
  • Participate in routine and end of study monitoring and auditing process for assigned studies.
  • Assist in the development of new standard operating procedures as needed for ethical/regulatory/privacy matters.
  • Assist disease team in developing strategies to ensure increased study awareness, subject enrollment, protocol compliance, including maintenance of protocol information tools for assigned disease team.
  • Completes other clinical research administration projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is typically required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Excellent technical writing skills.• Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills.• Excellent organizational skills.• Knowledge of MS Word (word processing) and Excel.• Knowledge of medical oncology terminology and treatment concepts.• Familiarity with University of Arizona and Federal policies and procedures for protection of human subjects.• Previous experience with national cooperative group and private industry cancer clinical research.



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$33,487 - $55,813

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Research Compl

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Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Liz McPeak | [email protected]

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Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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