Madison, Wisconsin

Job Summary: The University of Wisconsin-Madison Office of the Vice Chancellor for Graduate Research and Education (OVCRGE) provides an instructional and research environment and is responsible for providing financial and administrative assistance for 17 research centers, including research administration, with an operating budget of $180 million. The OVCRGE also administers a wide array of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) sponsored research programs on campus with a total budget of approximately $90 million annually. A key component of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and a unit of the Office of Research Compliance, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office oversees human subjects research conducted at UW-Madison. The IRB Office houses the Health Sciences (HS) IRB and the Minimal Risk Research (MRR) IRB. The IRBs review biomedical and health sciences research projects, as well as education and social behavioral research projects, to determine whether the research meets the federal criteria for approval. The office works closely with a variety of constituencies including researchers, IRB members, regulatory support staff, post-approval monitoring groups, and offices across campus that support the research community. The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion. This position is eligible for a partial remote work schedule, allowing up to 40% of total hours per week as remote. Responsibilities: Carries out compliance activities related to research at a programmatic, departmental, divisional, or institutional level. Assists with the development and execution of operations to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. 55% Assists principal investigators, researchers, and administrative staff to ensure institutional compliance with applicable regulations 15% Ensures unit compliance related, but not limited to: audit coordination, conflict of interest, intellectual property, and institutional review boards, export controls, effort, or other policies 20% Serves as a key resource to campus regarding research administration compliance 10% Other duties as assigned by office leadership. Institutional Statement on Diversity: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals. The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion Education: Preferred Bachelor's Degree Qualifications: Required experience: - Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. - Exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. - Strong organizational and time-management skills; ability to multitask with attention to details. - Demonstrate independent work initiative and personal accountability, as well as, the ability to work as part of a team. - Demonstrate ability to exhibit sound judgement when making complex decisions. - Proficiency with computer applications including MS Word, Excel, and internet browsers. Well-qualified candidates will have the following preferred work experience: - 1-3 years of prior work experience, such as working for an IRB, as a regulatory specialist for human subjects, research studies, or as a study coordinator for collaborative research. - Knowledge of, or ability to learn, clinical, social/behavioral, education research and Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies and guidelines. - Familiarity with web based software, including ARROW to manage IRB applications. COVID-19 Considerations: UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information. Work Type: Full Time: 100% This position will require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location. Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable Salary: Minimum $50,000 Maximum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications The expected salary range for this position is $50,000 up to $80,000 for advanced degree or highly experienced candidates. Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications. Employees in this positoin can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. How to Apply: To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. You will be required to upload a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should include all relevant education and/or work experience as it relates to this position. Cover letters will be used as a writing sample to determine the best-qualified applicants. Contact: Julia Rielly julia.rielly@wisc.edu 608-261-1172 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. ) Official Title: SPGC Compl Spec(SC028) Department(s): A340276-VCRGE/ADMIN/HS IRB Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable Job Number: 259787-AS   The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/ Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7). The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Madison, Wisconsin

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