IRB Analyst 4 - Reliance Program (remote optional)
University of California San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Internal Number: 68161BR
*This position is open to remote work*
The Institutional Review Board Analyst (IRB Analyst) composes and revises operating procedures, policies, and guidelines. Th IRB Analyst develops materials and conducts training for, and works alongside, the UCSF Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) reliance team, which conducts administrative and local context review of research where an external IRB is serving as the IRB of Record in lieu of the UCSF IRB or where the UCSF IRB is serving as the IRB of Record for an external site or investigator as allowed under regulation and UCSF policies and procedures.
The IRB Analyst uses advanced research compliance concepts, logical-thinking, advanced problem-solving and deductive skills to interpret highly complex and broad human research protections, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), and other federal and state regulations, policies, and guidelines. The incumbent regularly works on highly complex human research compliance issues in performing administrative and local context reviews of research and advising the HRPP reliance team on same where analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of variable and numerous factors. The incumbent exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for the appropriate level of review and instructing other members of the reliance team on same, as required by regulation and policy, and anticipates and identifies problems and develops and implements the appropriate response and / or action. Serves as a technical/subject expert and adviser to department head.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.