Regulatory Specialist - Cancer Center (Clinical Trials Office)

University of Illinois Cancer Center



Description:
The University of Illinois Cancer Center is seeking candidates for a Regulatory Specialist position. This position develops and manages various clinical study protocols related to cancer research and oversees related regulatory requirements to ensure compliance. Develops and maintains regulatory documents to achieve and maintain compliance with internal, external and federal policies and regulations that apply to the conduct of clinical trials.ensue

Duties:
• Collaborate with Principal Investigator and researchers to develop and implement research protocols in the Cancer Center Clinical Trails Office. This includes creating participant consent forms, advertising materials, contact sheets, etc.
• Prepare study documents for submission to the IRB, sponsor or other regulatory authority and correspond with them as needed. Create and review documentation for institutional approval of: protocols, physicians, and clinical staff to open and/or continue participation in clinical research protocols from national clinical trials, industry, external agencies, and internal sources.
• Review IRB approved documents to ensure accuracy before protocols are implemented.
• Maintain accurate, complete and current information in appropriate format and databases to track clinical research compliance with FDA, NCI, UIC and sponsored guidelines, i.e. complete and process appropriate documentation as outlined by FDA, NCI, study sponsors and the university. Prepare and maintain regulatory binders for each clinical trial.
• Prepare responses to IRB and sponsor questions.
• Monitor progress of clinical research study developments on an ongoing basis.
• Propose and implement changes as needed. Assist Principal Investigator in protocol submission.
• Serve as subject matter expert on regulatory related issues. Provide regulatory guidance, direction and support to all members of research team.
• Keep current on legislation, rules, regulations, procedures, and development; educate physicians and staff regarding change as related to clinical research protocols, university staff, affiliates, and patients.
• Work with Clinical Research Manager and coordinators as needed to ensure understanding of study protocols.
• Guide, train, and advise other staff members and students on techniques, methods, and procedures.
• Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline required.
• Minimum of three years of related research experience; in regulatory compliance preferred.
• Experience in a clinical research setting preferred.
• Certification in one of the following: SoCRA, ACRP, PRIM&R preferred and required within 2 years of hire.
• Strong communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in written and verbal communication.

For fullest consideration please apply by: 05/15/2018
Full details of the position can be found at: https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/benefits/

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the State of Illinois offer competitive wages, benefit programs and resources for employees. UIC is strongly committed to providing equitable benefit options throughout each stage of employment. Many benefits become effective on the first day of employment. Benefits offered by UIC include health care options, wellness programs, educational opportunities, tuition assistance, vacations, holidays and other leave benefits, and University retirement plans. Detailed information on specific employee benefits may be found online at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=94102.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.