Stony Brook University IRB Assistant in Stony Brook, New York

IRB Assistant


Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)

Bachelor's Degree equivalent or higher. Two [2] years of full-time administrative experience. Computer proficiency. Knowledge of medical terminology.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a University setting. Previous experience in IRB and/or IRB Administration with an understanding of human research compliance policies and regulations of federal regulators and the impact of non-compliance thereof. Trained/certified in human research protections.

Brief Description of Duties:

The IRB Assistant will provide administrative support to the Committees on Research Involving Human Subjects (CORIHS), the Institutional Review Boards of Stony Brook University.The successful incumbent will have excellent interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work as part of a team and awillingness to learn IRB Administration.

  • Process applications to the IRB including 1) administrative review to ensure compliance with and accurate interpretation of relevant regulation and policies 2) assignment of IRB reviewer and 3) act as a liaison between investigators and IRB to ensure timely review and approval.

  • Act as the primary reviewer on behalf of the IRB for 1) applications for exemption and expedited reviews 2) determinations of activities that constitute "not human subjects research" and 3) post-committee responses from investigators.

  • Provide support and feedback to investigators during the submission and approval processes for applications to the IRB.

  • Ensure accurate dissemination of correspondence to and from investigators, IRB members, and other on/off campus offices as required. Attend IRB meetings.

  • Assignment of amendments, adverse events, investigator responses to appropriate reviewers.

  • Continually assess human research protection program against new federal guidelines/regulations for possible revision to SBU's AAHRPP standard operating procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes:

The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding.FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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About Stony Brook:

Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Official Job Title: Administrative Staff Assistant I

Department/Hiring Area: Office of Research Compliance

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook

Schedule: Full-time

Pass Days: Day Shift

Posting Start Date: Jul 10, 2018

Posting End Date: Aug 9, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Salary: $48,000 to $54,000/Annual@1.0FTE Commensurate with Experience

Salary Grade: E1

Req ID: 1801716