Cancer Center Jobs

Regulatory Associate

Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center

May 23, 2022
Regulatory Associate, Simmons Cancer Center

Why UT Southwestern

With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care, resources, and benefits for our valued employees. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in North Texas, we invite you to continue your healthcare career with us at Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. You’ll discover a magnet facility with a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for learning and advancement into leadership roles. 

Job Summary

UT Southwestern is looking for Regulatory Associates to join the Simmons Cancer Center. Join our world-renowned research studies as a Regulatory Associate and be a key part in development and maintenance of regulatory documents pertaining to our clinical studies at UT Southwestern. As a valued part of the Simmons Cancer Center, you will help to prepare clinical trial protocols for submission to obtain approval for our clinical trials.

Experience & Education

·         Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent

·         Two (2) years of related experience, required

·         May consider additional education in lieu of experience

Job Duties

·         Work under limited supervision to assure compliance with federal regulations relating to human subject research and/or animal care and use. Understand and apply ethical principles and multiple regulations to complex scientific research projects.

·         Review study protocols, informed consent documents, response to stipulations, and other study-related documentation, to assure conformance with all applicable requirements.

·         Provide working supervision, training, and guidance to lower-level Regulatory Assistants. Assign tasks and set work priorities.

·         Administer expedited and exempt research review processes.

·         Provide consultation and technical assistance to investigators and study personnel regarding requirements for IRB/IACUC submissions, performance of studies, and documentation of compliance.

·         Participate in development of and/or updates to IRB/IACUC guidance, office procedures/business processes, related forms, database improvements, and other quality assurance activities.

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Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position.  Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons.  Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.  

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.  

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.