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Sr. IRB Coordinator - Human Research Protection

Job Number: 525309
Categories: Professional
Dallas, TX

Department: Institutional Review Board
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable 

Experience and Education

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Education/Social Science, or equivalent and five (5) years of demonstrated success and experience in related or equivalent field. 
Advanced degree and two (2) years of supervisory experience desired.  Experience with IRBs in either hospital or university setting strongly desired.  

Job Duties

Provides working supervision, regular training, and education to IRB members, and keeps IRBs informed of current regulatory issues and guidance.     
Mentors and trains new IRB members and staff as needed on human subject protection, ethical principals, and IRB processes.      
Establishes program goals and objectives and directs program evaluation and quality control activities; develops and/or approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals.     
Develops and provides educational programs for investigators, research personnel and IRB staff.      
Recommends and develops new policies and procedures for improvement of program activities.      
Monitors regulatory changes and guidance, and participates in ongoing educational activities to keep abreast of current issues relating to human subject research.     
Develops, cultivates, and maintains working relationships with internal/external department/agencies and other organizations involved in oversight of human research.     
Performs and documents for-cause and routine post-approval study monitoring to assess compliance in human subjects research. Recommends corrective action and process improvement for investigators and research staff as needed.    
Investigates and documents complaints from study participant and others.      
Performs other duties as assigned.       

**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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