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UT Health Research Compliance Specialist (Multiple Vacancies) in Texas

Research Compliance Specialist (Multiple Vacancies)




UTHealth Administration

Requisition #: 1900029C

Position Summary:

Assists with regulatory support for investigators and research staff including Investigational New Drug (IND), Investigational Device Exception (IDE), Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) and clinical trials registration. Assists with the human subjects protection quality improvement program including post approval monitoring and education.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Assists the Executive Director in executing the human subjects quality improvement program for regulatory compliance including IRB post-approval monitoring and education.

  2. Assists researchers and research staff in regulatory matters including preparing and submitting the IND/IDE application.

  3. Assists with the institutional effort to meet FDAA clinical trials registration requirements by identifying clinical trials that need to be registered, and assisting researchers with registration, updating results, and resolving problems with records.

  4. Coordinates the research education programs related to regulatory issues, including good clinical practices, human research protections, and new investigator training.

  5. Helps conduct for cause investigations for research noncompliance allegations.

  6. Assists in developing policies and procedures for research compliance.

  7. Other duties as assigned.


Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCPR), Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), or Certified IRB Professional (CIP) preferred; and a comprehensive knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, Coverage Analysis, IND, IDE and IRB regulations.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a basic science.

Minimum Experience:

3 years of clinical trial regulatory affairs or clinical trial coordination experience

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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