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A critical member of the Human Research Protection Program and Clinical Research Administration, the Institutional Review Board(IRB) Manager works directly with the Director, Human Research Protection Program and the Human Research Protection Program Operations Manager to ensure the rights and welfare of MSK’s research participants are protected while ensuring quality review of human subjects’ research through MSK’s IRB. This position is a leader charged with the operational oversight and management of the IRB, and must ensure full compliance with Institutional, State and Federal regulations and guidances regarding human subjects’ protection as per the Common Rule (45 CFR 46), the Privacy Rule (45CFR 160,164), and the FDA (21 CFR 50, 21 CFR 56), and others as needed.
A Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of clinical research/ human subjects protection experience required.
Experience in staff supervision and management preferred.
Previous HSP/IRB experience in oncology setting highly preferred.
Certified IRB Professional (CIP) expected after a minimum of one year in the job based on certification requirements and years of prior IRB experience.
Federal Regulations: Must have an advanced comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations pertaining to human subject protection (including 21 CFR and 45 CFR 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Administrative Skills: Excellent administrative skills. Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload. Good organizational skills needed.
Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills both oral (for presentations and with contacts) and written (e.g., letters, memorandums). Ability to interact with a diverse group of individuals (e.g., physician leaders, investigators, Committee Chairmen, research management and research support staff).
Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze and draw conclusions from information received and to be able to convey the information to others. Ability to comprehend and apply regulations and SOPs to information presented for consideration by the IRB. Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion and trouble-shoot without much direction. Excellent problem-solving ability.
Computer Skills: Excellent computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook) and relational databases. Familiarity with Adobe software and Crystal Reports.
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.