Sr. IRB Administrator

Posting Number 2022-10244
Posted Date 6 days ago(8/1/2022 2:31 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Human Subjects Compliance
Office of the Vice Provost for Research (WS1763)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Business/Professional Administrative

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director/Human Research Compliance, the Senior IRB Administrator provides support to the NYU University Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Human Research Compliance Office (HRCO). The position works with researchers, the IRB Chairperson and members, and other University offices to ensure the protection of the rights and welfare of participants in the human research activities conducted by the University's faculty, scientists, and students. It assists researchers in adhering to IRB requirements, federal and state regulations, University policies, and the ethical principles that apply to human research projects. The primary responsibiligies include conducting exempt, expedited, and convened IRB reviews (~ 500/year); managing the human research compliance post-approval monitoring program (~12 audits/year); assisting leadership in the development of policies and guidance; and advising junior staff (~3 staff) as needed.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree 

Preferred Education:
Master's degree in health/social science or ethics/philosophy or Juris Doctor degree.

Required Experience:
3+ years direct experience in IRB/HRPP operations or 5 years combined experience in IRB/HRPP operations and research administration/conduct/ethics.

Preferred Experience:
5+ years direct experience in IRB/HRPP operations.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Expert knowledge of human subjects protections regulations (e.g., Common Rule, FERPA, GDPR, HIPPA) and best practices. Ability to independently conduct exempt/expedited IRB reviews. Ability to clearly and effectively advise researchers and IRB members and to work collaboratively with human research compliance staff.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Familiarity with Good Clinical Practice principles and ability to conduct post-approval monitoring. Familiarity with human subjects management systems (e.g., CAYUSE Human Ethics).

Additional Information

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