Research Compliance Analyst - IACUC
University of California, Santa Cruz
Research Administration & Compliance
JOB #: 1707043
FULL TIME; CAREER
Starting Salary Range: $49,800 - $87,000/annually. Salary commensurate w/qualifications and experience.
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[Involves staffing, administering or managing research oversight and compliance committee activities related to research activities such as human subjects, animal use and care, conflict of interest and export control. Reviews research protocols for use in specific fields, assists in writing and reviewing protocols, and compliance with federal, state, and University mandated laws, regulations and policies.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research compliance professional with a full understanding of industry practices and organization policies/procedures to apply federal, state, and university regulations, policies, and guidelines, and promote best practices. While the primary focus of this position is in support of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), the incumbent will also assist as needed with the Institutional Review Board (IRB), Conflict of Interest (COI), and Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) inquiries. The analyst will interact frequently with investigators, other UCSC departments, and occasionally persons outside the University. The position requires tact, independent judgment, knowledge of standards and best practices, and investigator counseling to resolve a wide range of research compliance issues. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Errors or omissions may ultimately place research participant at undo risk and / or compromise the institution's assurance of regulatory compliance with the federal government.
The Office of Research Compliance Administration (ORCA) is a unit of the Office of Research at the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC). The University has a responsibility to ensure that any research conducted by students, staff or faculty at UCSC is conducted in compliance with University, local, state, federal and funding agency regulations. ORCA provides guidance, education and assistance with administrative processes to faculty, researchers, staff and students in areas of research compliance which currently include: human and animal subject protection, conflicts of interest, research misconduct, export control, and other related compliance areas as required.
- Analytical skills to interpret policies and assure compliance with policy, procedures, and various state and federal laws and regulations and apply them with consistency to research projects.
- Ability to research, analyze, and accurately summarize policies and results involving complex subjects.
- Strong writing skills to be able to prepare reports and presentations for different audiences (e.g. reports for principal officers, university committees).
- Organizational skills; sufficient to maintain reports, records and manuals.
- Ability to maintain strict attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 03-27-2017
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS
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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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