Research Compliance Officer
Job Number: P526
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Compliance, Research and Sponsored Programs
Research Compliance Officer
V Provost Res and Dean of Grad
$46,448 - $57,520; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
The Research Compliance Officer (RCO) ensures institutional compliance with diverse governmental regulations, policies and procedures on research involving human and animal subjects. The RCO monitors daily operations related to research protocols dealing with human subjects; serves as an Institutional Review Board (IRB) member; facilitates hazardous materials oversight (IBC); reviews university policies and procedures for conducting research with human and animal subjects; participates in external and internal inspections with the IACUC: audits and prepares reports and operating procedures; and makes effective recommendations to the Vice Provost Research.
Required Related Experience
One year progressively related research experience.
Desirable Related Experience
Master's or Doctoral degree in physical or social sciences preferred.Two years of research compliance experience, working with an Institutional Review Board. Knowledge of compliance issues related to university-based research (IRB, IACUC). Experience with Cayuse or other eRA software.
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required
MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
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- Vacation and Sick Leave
- 13 paid University holidays
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Retirement plans
- Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
- Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Review Date: December 22, 2022; for optimal consideration, please apply before October 19, 2022.
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