Job Details

University of California Riverside
  • Position Number: 1917737
  • Location: Riverside, CA
  • Position Type: dihe_category

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

Commensurate with Experience

Position Information
UCR's Office of Research Integrity (ORI) promotes the highest standards of research excellence and ensures compliance with federal and state regulations. The Human Subjects Research Manager serves as a campus expert in all matters related to human subjects research. The incumbent provides leadership and direction for two related Institutional Review Board Committees, which function as the review bodies responsible for approval and oversight of research involving human subjects. The incumbent will also oversee the Conflict of Interest committee and related functions. The Human Subjects Research Manager will serve as a resource to faculty, students, and staff ensuring that federal and state laws, as well as UC policy, are applied correctly. In an effort to ensure the program is meeting all regulatory obligations and operating in an efficient manner, responsibilities will include providing relevant guidance and training to subordinate staff, participating in policy and procedure development, and consulting or collaborating with regulatory agencies, systemwide peers, and internal stakeholders. The Human Subject Research Manager will address and resolve complex issues through thorough analysis of all variables in a manner that ensures compliance, promotes campus objectives, and supports individual research programs. In this role, the incumbent will interact with a variety of campus and systemwide offices to facilitate the management, administration, and conduct of research. The Human Subject Research Manager will provide leadership and support to the ORI, serving as a delegate for the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Research Integrity in their absence. This vacancy is posted at multiple levels. The hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. This position is posted here as a Research Compliance Analyst 5 (job #202005074562) and as a Research Compliance Analyst 4 (job # 202005074562). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match for their skills and experience. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the level(s) for which they applied. If you wish to be considered in multiple pools or are unsure, please apply for both positions.

Minimum Requirements
Ability to lead and mentor others.
Ability to resolve conflicts in a timely basis.
Expert knowledge and ability to apply all of the Federal, state, system and university regulations, policies and federal guidance documents.
Expert knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research design; scientific research concepts and terminology.
Ability to interact with faculty, verbally and in writing, with professionalism and decorum.
Advanced proficiency in public speaking, and writing.
Demonstrated self-discipline and independent judgment completing highly complex, broadly defined assignments.
Conflict of Interest: Understanding of stock options, consulting agreements and other corporate documents related to research and ability to analyze potential conflicts of interest.
Ability to work in high-volume, high-pressure and fast-paced environment and successfully manage and prioritize a large task list with deadlines, frequent interruptions and competing deadlines.
Understanding of socio-behavioral and clinical-biomedical research paradigms and ability to apply regulations appropriately.
Detailed knowledge of substantial body of regulatory information regarding the protection of rights and welfare of human research participants (DHHS, OHRP, FDA, HIPPA).
Ability to work independently with minimal instruction and as an effective team player.
Ability to interact verbally and in writing with faculty with professionalism and decorum.
Ability to identify and resolve complex issues, potentially involving numerous stakeholders.
Ability to identify the need for expansion/improvement in policy, process and procedure, and to analyze, develop and promote the necessary change.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of UCOP-specific policy and procedures involving the use of human subjects, stem cells, and conflict of interest issues.

Advanced understanding of the University's research mission.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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