Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Human Research Coordinator is key to the process for the review and approval of research studies involving human subjects. These positions are located within the Office for Human Research Studies (OHRS) which is responsible for scientific and IRB review of all oncology research undertaken under the umbrella of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.
The Human Research Coordinator IV (HRC IV) is responsible for having the knowledge and ability to conduct regulatory activities pertaining to the review of initial submissions, continuing reviews and amendments submitted to external IRBs. During the lifecycle of the study, the HRC IV is responsible for ongoing reviews to assure the integrity of the submissions, study files, and federal grants, for agreement with regulations and institutional policies. Primary point of contact and source guidance for single IRB review and reliance/master agreements.
Bachelors degree required.
A minimum of three (3) to five (5) years in IRB / Research Compliance related experience (beyond entry level), clinical research or regulatory setting required.
Certified IRB Profession (CIP) preferred.
Experience working in a scientific research setting or comparable technology-oriented business.
Excellent English language reading, writing, and speaking skills required
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.