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As our organization continues to grow, we are seeking motivated human subject protection professionals to contribute their talents and expertise to our mission of safeguarding the rights and welfare of clinical research subjects. In addition to receiving compensation, gain the satisfaction of making an altruistic contribution to new drug and device research and be exposed to cutting edge developments in many therapeutic areas.
Title: Non-affiliated Board Member
Area of Expertise: Gerontologist
Act in collaboration with other Board members and be responsible to understand and apply relevant U.S. human research regulations to ensure the Organization effectively fulfills its obligation to protect human research subjects.
Attend (may be remote) assigned Board meetings (two to three Board meetings per month for 2-3 hours each)
Prepare for each Board meeting, reviewing all information distributed (typically 3-6 hours preparation for each Board meeting)
Review protocols and ICs to determine whether the research meets regulatory criteria for approval.
Participate in relevant discussion during Board meetings.
Vote on each item presented to the Board, providing justification as necessary.
Maintain confidentiality in the review of any Board and study-related material(s).
Clinical Research experience a plus
IRB experience a plus
Education appropriate to specialty area is required
Knowledge of federal regulations, ethical principles, and clinical research.
Understanding of applicable U.S. regulations and guidance relevant to human subject protection
Strong medical and clinical experience
Adheres to high ethical standards
Advanced oral and written communication skills
Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
Ability to analyze a variety of data points to solve problems
Ability to work independently and in collaboration with internal and external parties
Ability to plan, organize, schedule and complete work within deadlines
Ability to manage conflicting demands and priorities
Physical Demands and Working conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; bend; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
This position requires regular oral/written interaction with clients, team members and the management team.
Schulman provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
Reasonable accommodation requests for persons with disabilities may be submitted by email or U.S. Mail. If you require reasonable accommodation during any part of the hiring process, please submit requests to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Schulman Associates Institutional Review Board, Inc.
SCHULMAN Associates IRB, Inc. (“SCHULMAN“) is dedicated to human research subject protection. Since its beginnings in 1983, Schulman has grown to one of the most prominent independent IRB’s in the country, recognized as a technology and customer service leader.