The Institutional Review Board (IRB) Administrator I will coordinate compliance activities within the New York State Department of Health’s Institutional Review Board (IRB). Specific duties will include: planning compliance activities, including proactive reviews of research records and internal IRB investigations; evaluating the effectiveness of compliance processes and controls related to the IRB; informing prospective researchers of ethical obligations and the standards of conduct under the IRB’s Compliance Program; conducting administrative reviews of new protocol review applications and protocol change requests; coordinating the preparation of materials for IRB meetings; ensuring all relevant documents are provided to members, and that applications are ready for IRB review; ensuring IRB guidance documents and website remain in compliance with changing federal/state regulations and institutional policies; and supervising staff. Other related duties as assigned.
Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway - Suite 560, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2018-4095 on envelope.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans
A Bachelor’s degree and two years of Institutional Review Board or research experience; OR an Associate’s degree and four years of such experience; OR six years of such experience. A Master’s degree may substitute for one year of experience.
Experience performing and/or evaluating research for sound design and ethical implementation. Experience in human research protection, research procedures, and/or institutional review board operations. Knowledge of regulations and ethical principles related to the ethical conduct of human subjects research. Certified IRB Professional (CIP). Demonstrated proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced skills in MS Word and Excel.
Internal Number: 2018-4095
About Health Research, Inc.
Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.
HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.
HRI was established in 1953 primarily to serve the research programs of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, which at the time was an institution of the Department of Health. In addition to the services provided to Roswell Park programs through its HRI Roswell Park Division located in Buffalo, the corporation now serves major DOH programs located at the Wadsworth Center, the AIDS Institute, the Office of Health Systems Management, the Center for Community Health, the Center for Environmental Health, t...he Office of Health Emergency Preparedness, and the Helen Hayes Hospital, a comprehensive research and teaching hospital specializing in rehabilitation medicine located in West Haverstraw, New York.
In its long history, HRI has accepted and administered over ten billion dollars in funding to supplement DOH, RPCI and other health related programs, and has established a proven track record of assuring that funds are utilized in accordance with the requirements of the sponsor. Sources of funding include Federal agencies, not-for-profit foundations and commercial firms. In addition, HRI administers funds from individual donors, estate bequests and court settlements. HRI has the ability to meet virtually any stipulated accounting and reporting requirement.
Health Research, Inc. continues to seek partners to advance public health and scientific research by:
Enhancing our ability to provide immediate responses to new, emerging public health priorities in New York State;
Fostering collaboration by bringing together public and private assets to work toward enhancing the understanding of a wide range of health program needs;
Promoting new and more effective methods for health care delivery and access;
Providing the catalytic investments needed to spur scientific discoveries that will power new solutions and technologies, and drive the creation of industries and jobs.
Health Research, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation organized under the New York State Nonprofit Corporation Law. It is tax exempt under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Gifts, bequests and donations made to HRI are tax deductible for the donor.