Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.
Who we are
The Division of Research is committed to a truly comprehensive university where students, researchers, and inventors bring scholarship and innovation to bear for the benefit of the community, the state, and the nation. Texas A&M’s research creates new knowledge that provides basic, fundamental, and applied contributions resulting, in many cases, in economic benefits to the state, nation and world.
What we want
Reporting to the Director for the Human Research Protection Program, within the Division of Research, the IRB Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Institutional Review Board (IRB) administrative processes, providing pre-review of research applications as related to ethical and regulatory requirements, providing the first line of response to investigator questions or concerns, providing consultation and education to investigators related to human subjects research compliance and participating in outreach activities or other HRPP functions as needed.
The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.
What you need to know
A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (to include at least one previous supervisor) are strongly recommended. You may upload all three on the application under CV/Resume or upon answering the questionnaire you may attach the documents.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in biomedical, health-related, or regulatory field
Three years of experience including a minimum of one year of experience in human subject research compliance and two years in a related area such as clinical trials management
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the federal regulations regarding human subjects, including HHS and FDA
Ability to demonstrate analytical skills, gather, interpret, organize, and present complex research compliance data
Demonstrated success working collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams of external and internal individuals
Must be well organized
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of standard software, such as Word, Excel, Adobe, and Access.
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Preferred Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in a health related or regulatory field