The University of Nevada, Reno Research Integrity Office is recruiting for a Research Compliance Officer. Research Compliance Officer is responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local rules and regulations, and principles pertaining to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP). The position manages the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Program for the University’s human research protection program (HRPP) for all human subjects’ research under the direction of the Director. This position will offer ongoing monitoring of compliance and quality improvement initiatives for the University’s HRPP pursuant to University policy. Also, the position will collect data required for the University’s annual report to AAHRPP and facilitate internal self-evaluation using AAHRPP tool to monitor adherence of standards under the direction of the Director.
Bachelor’s Degree and two years of related work experience or Master’s Degree and one year of related work experience. Related Experience: Experience working with quality assurance/improvement, policy writing, educational/ compliance programs or research/health care project management.
Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located... in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.
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