Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Program Development Analyst for the Office of Human Research Services for the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The Program Development Analyst, under the direct supervision of the Manager of Clinical Trials Regulatory Affairs, will manage the regulatory activities of the Office of Human Research Services (OHRS). These activities include, but may not be limited to preparation of documents for submission to the Institutional Review Board (IRB), Investigational New Drug (IND) preparation and maintenance, submissions of letters of intent and protocols to be submitted to the National Cancer Institute or pharmaceutical sponsors. The Program Development Analyst will manage and maintain regulatory documents for Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigator initiated, national cooperative group and industry trials. This position will assist in developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that comply with all pertinent regulations to ensure the accuracy and timely of all protocols, consent forms, amendments, annual re-approvals, serious adverse events, and IND safety reports to the IRB.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Communicates effectively with CINJ staff, Investigators, Network staff, industry sponsors, monitoring personnel from the national oncology cooperative groups, Cancer Trials Support Unit (CTSU) of the NCI, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and others.
Facilitates protocol submissions to the CINJ Scientific Review Board (SRB) through the OnCore electronic Protocol Review and Monitoring System (ePRMS) and assures submission of updated Tumor Study Group protocol tree.
Tracks submissions through the review process and communicates with the appropriate OHRS staff and participating institution staff, including investigators, regarding protocol amendment submissions and approvals.
Assists the Principal Investigator in preparing the continuing review application and any changes to the informed consent form.
Assists the Principal Investigator in preparing the study closure report.
Collects, completes and submits regulatory documentation to various regulatory entities such as Cancer Trials Support Unit (CTSU) for national oncology group protocols.
Works with management to develop and implement administrative policies and procedures that support the efficient coordination of new Cancer Institute of New Jersey research protocols from conception through closure and termination, accrual, and payment.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree plus (3) years' experience in clinical research regulatory affairs.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access PowerPoint and Oncore.
The ideal candidate will have a clear understanding of Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPPA) regulations, possess a considerable understanding of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, institutional guidelines and SOP's set forth by CINJ and Rutgers.
Must be capable of independent decision-making, and multitasking.
Must have excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills, hold him/herself accountable to high standards of professional excellence, be able to maximize resources, and seek and accept personal and professional responsibility.
Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP) certification or Society of Clinical Research Associates (CCRP) certification.
Clinical research project administration experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs.
Posting Number: 19ST3352
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 96279
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