Clinical Trials Regulatory Specialist II

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Clinical Trials Regulatory Specialist II🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States📁Research📅Jun 01, 2021 Post Date📅89800 Requisition #Stanford University is seeking a Clinical Trials Regulatory Specialist 2 to be responsible for the oversight, administration, and regulatory compliance of clinical research within the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery. Responsibilities will include working with a team to prepare multiple IND/IDE applications, as well as local regulatory preparation, maintenance, and support for numerous Principal Investigators. Projects include Industry Sponsored, federally funded, and PI-initiated trials. Additionally, this position will cross-functionally oversee regulatory education & training for coordinators, PIs, and Regulatory Specialist 1(s).

Duties include:

  • Prepare regulatory submissions (such as IRB and IND/IDE) and applications and annual reports. Complete all related regulatory documents and maintain correspondence and telephone contacts with regulatory agencies. Submit annual reports and updates as required.
  • Serve as expert liaison in specialized compliance or scientific area between the investigators and regulatory agencies. Provide regulatory support, guidance, and information to principal investigators and research staff. May consult on protocol development.
  • Develop, deliver and manage tools to facilitate education and training, prepare written materials to communicate with research community including presentations, one-on-one training and orientation sessions.
  • Oversee and maintain regulatory documentation, safety reporting procedures and audit safety reports to ensure they are appropriately handled.
  • Evaluate and analyze the impact on new regulations and determine how to implement within unit. Apply knowledge of international, federal, state and local regulations as well as university policies to ensure optimal compliance.
  • Serve as primary liaison on safety issues and reporting procedures with the IRB, OSR, RMG or other internal organizations or committees.
  • May manage projects related to regulatory activities and clinical operations, develop the regulatory strategy for project teams.
  • May hire, orient, and provide ongoing training and direct supervision to regulatory staff. Assign work tasks, provide daily supervision of these tasks; provide verbal and written evaluation of work performance.
  • May contribute to establishing and developing Standard Operating Procedures for the conduct of clinical research. Ensure SOPs are compliant with international, federal, state, and local regulations, and consistent with the objectives of the clinical research operation.
* - Other duties may also be assigned


Bachelor’s degree and five years of related experience or a combination of relevant education and experience.


  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and superb attention to detail.
  • Experience with MS Office products and database applications required.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and customer service focus is required.
  • Experience in clinical research management and oversight, including project management in a dynamic research setting.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory affairs, including FDA regulations, IRB review and approval process, and Good Clinical Practice.
  • Experience in developing and implementing training/education.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and staff under varying time constraints.
  • Strong writing skills.


  • Frequently sit, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation and perform desk-based computer tasks, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh to ten pounds.
  • Occasionally sit, use a telephone or write by hand.
  • Rarely kneel, crawl, climb, twist, bend, stoop, squat, reach or work above shoulders, sort, file paperwork or parts, operate foot and hand controls.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


May require occasional local and overnight travel.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

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Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time