Institutional Review Board Consultant
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) Consultant of Tulane University’s LA CaTS Clinical Research Resources Core has the primary responsibility of providing subject matter expertise in the review of human subject research. This position reports to the Director of Clinical Research. The IRB Consultant serves as a front-line resource to provide training and answer any questions related to regulations and IRB submissions for the unit’s affiliated research staff and investigators.
This position works collaboratively with Research Coordinators, Research Nurses, the unit’s senior staff, Investigators, and various Institutional Review Boards, to ensure that all regulatory submissions are complete, accurate and in accordance with applicable regulations and institutional policies. The IRB Consultant also serves as a liaison between the unit and the IRB/Human Research Protection Office to relay any policy or regulation changes or submission issues and transferring this knowledge to the rest of the unit.