Quality and Compliance Specialist, IRB

Tulane University   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 21, 2024
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In support of Tulane University’s mission and vision, the IRB Quality and Compliance (SOM) Specialist facilitates the proper conduct of human subjects research for studies conducted through Tulane University School of Medicine. The position requires advanced knowledge of research regulations, guidance, and practice standards as well as the ability to apply this knowledge across a diverse portfolio of research. Responsibilities are divided into two broad categories: 1.) Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) and 2) Education/Training. The IRB Quality and Compliance Specialist (SOM)develops and implements training and educational programs for investigators, research staff, and the Institutional Review Board (IRB); serves as an expert resource by providing mentoring and targeted support to investigators, IRB Chairs, members, and staff in the development, implementation, and oversight of research; and performs quality assurance monitoring of research protocol and IRB activities to ensure that the conduct and oversight of human subjects research is in compliance with regulations and in accordance with professional standards. This pro-active approach is intended to minimize risks to human subjects as well as regulatory risks at the investigator and organizational level.

Tulane University

New Orleans , LA