Job Purpose: This position has leadership, professional and compliance oversight responsibilities for much of the program of Human Subjects Research in support of Georgia Tech’s approximately $800 million sponsored research enterprise and worldwide academic and research endeavors.
The RAI will aim to become an appointed member of the Georgia Tech Institutional Review Boards, which are faculty committees constituted in compliance with Federal law and empowered to review, approve, or disapprove proposed research involving human subjects. The RAI position will primarily contribute to Single IRB administration, protocol review of Social Behavioral and FDA regulated human subjects research studies and post-approval monitoring.
The RAI advises research faculty regarding Federal and State law and Institute policy governing the protections of human subjects of research.
This position collaborates with Legal Affairs, Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety, Sponsored Programs, Conflict of Interest Management, other universities, professional societies and associations, and outside consultants and experts.
sIRB management and administration
Collaborates with the researchers and other institutions in the execution of Inter Institutional Agreements and sIRB requirements.
Advises research faculty and student researchers on design and construction of protocols for research involving human subjects.
Conducts reviews of proposed research involving human subjects to ensure adequate protections and compliance with federal regulations and institute policy.
Presents training on wide variety of compliance issues to faculty, staff, and students.
Assist with the development of institutional policies and procedures concerning the program for protecting human participants.
Coordinates the review of IRB submissions and aids in preparation of IRB meeting agenda and minutes
Maintain collaborative team relationships with peers, colleagues and researchers
Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Masters Preferred)
Work Experience: Six years with a BS or 4 years with a Masters Degree
Certifications: CIP or ability to obtain CIP within 8 months of hire date
Knowledgeable of the federal regulations governing research involving human subjects, specifically 45 CFR 46, and 21 CFR 50, 56.
Knowledgeable about HIPAA requirements and Department of Defense special review requirements
The ability to present complex material to a sophisticated academic audience
Ability to work with demanding professionals in a high pressure environment
Certification at the national level as a Certified Institutional Review Board Professional (CIP)
Must be a US citizen
Internal Number: 0180786
About Georgia Institute of Technology
The Georgia Institute of Technology's Office of Research Integrity Assurance works with faculty oversight committees and boards to promote the ethical conduct of research and to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements relating to research involving human subjects, research conduct, research conflicts of interest, vertebrate animal subjects, rDNA, Synthetic Nucleic Acids, conflict of interest and export controlled research. The committees supported by this office include the Institutional Review Board, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, the Conflict of Interest Management Office and the Institutional Biosafety Committee.