The Clinical Research Resources Office (CRRO) Human Research Education Manager will manage two important aspects of the Human Research Protection Program: the Research Professionals Network (RPN) and the education and training of Boston University and Boston Medical Center in understanding and compliance with the regulations, guidances, policies and best practices guiding clinical and human subjects research. Education includes group educational offerings as well as individual, study-specific consultations on IRB application submissions, protocol planning, and study implementation. This person will organize, maintain and develop current and new educational offerings on proper conduct of research for all levels of the clinical/human research team. The Human Research Education Manager works as part of the BU CTSI's Regulatory and Workforce Development Programs and helps to ensure activities are congruent with the BU CTSI's mission and goals.
This is a highly visible position that involves significant contact with BMC and BU Medical Campus clinical and human researchers. Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills are required.
Bachelor degrees required, Masters preferred.
5 - 8 years relevant experience working as a clinical research coordinator role (project manager, research assistant, study coordinator, etc.) and/or working as an IRB analyst/human subjects protection, or Master's and 3 or more years of relevant experience.
Experience with conduct of clinical research with pharmaceutical/device clinical trials and/or observational or socio behavioral and/or public health research.
Experience submitting IRB applications and managing IRB submission efforts.
Prior experience working as IRB staff is beneficial to the job, but not required.
Excellent interpersonal skills required. Must be comfortable giving presentations to and working with small and large groups of people.
Detail oriented. Ability to multi-task.
Strong computer skills, including experience with databases, spreadsheets, Microsoft PowerPoint, word processing, etc.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 0418
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