IRB Education and Compliance Specialist

Compliance and Education
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Education or Equivalency Required

A Bachelor’s degree in a health, clinical, or business related field (such as nursing, biomedical sciences, medical laboratory science, radiation sciences, human physiology, behavioral or public health with a clinical/health emphasis) or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Required Qualifications

  • Working experience in an administrative, or professional setting, including experience with standard office hardware, software, and multi-modal communication equipment.
  • Communicating for Effective Relationships: Demonstrates a working proficiency in ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborate manner, including strong writing, public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail:  Understands the necessity and value of accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to process information with high levels of accuracy at a working level of proficiency.
  • Service Excellence/Customer Focus: Ability to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent customer service at a working level of proficiency.

Highly Desirable Qualifications

  • Typically a minimum of 6 months full-time equivalent experience conducting and/or monitoring research involving human participants, or in a related administrative role supporting human subjects research OR a minimum of 6 months full-time equivalent experience working with federal regulations.
  • Typically 6 months - 1 or more years' experience conducting and/or monitoring research involving human participants, or in a related administrative role supporting human subjects research OR One or more years' experience working knowledge of federal regulations regarding the protection of human subjects in research.
  • Experience conducting the recruitment and consent process with human research subjects.
  • Experience reviewing, editing, or submitting IRB applications for compliance with federal regulations.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Technical experience with HawkIRB, other data management systems, or electronic workflow systems.
  • Certification as a Certified IRB Professional (CIP) or the ability to obtain Certified IRB Professional (CIP) certification as soon as eligible.

Position and Application Details and Instructions:
Upload the following required documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check, and verification of academic credentials. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

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Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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