Director, Lab Research Protections

City of Hope

Job posting number: #7243132 (Ref:10025951)

Posted: May 9, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $74.57 - $124.53 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at theBeckman Research Institute of City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our dedicated and compassionate faculty and staff are driven by a common mission: Contribute to innovative approaches in predicting, preventing, and curing diseases, shaping the future of medicine through cutting-edge research.

The Director for Laboratory Research Protections at the City of Hope oversees compliance with federal and state regulations for research involving various materials and techniques. They prepare accreditation applications and collaborate closely with the Executive Director, Research Protections. Their responsibilities include leading a team to facilitate research studies through regulatory committees and coordinating with various departments and committees involved in research oversight.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Personnel Management: Build relationships with internal stakeholders, retain and develop committee managers and analysts, and navigate institutional culture for change.
  • Research Review and Oversight: Ensure cutting-edge processes for reviewing research, advise on federal and state regulations, and initiate policies for compliance.
  • Committee Management: Direct procedures, ensure diverse membership, clarify regulatory requirements, and evaluate participation.
  • Non-compliance Management: Address non-compliance issues by assembling executive committees, summarizing discussions, and developing strategies.
  • Assurance Maintenance: Negotiate institutional assurances with OLAW and prepare for AAALAC re-accreditation.
  • External Engagement: Serve as liaison with federal and state agencies, submit required reports, and participate in regulatory visits and audits.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Master’s degree in Health Care Administration or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 7 years leading institutional animal care and use committees.
  • 5 years managing animal or clinical research.
  • Proficient in USDA regulations, PHS Policy, and AAALAC accreditation.
  • Administrative expertise in stem cells, DNA materials, chemical hazards, infectious hazards, radioactive materials, and radiation producing machines.
  • Familiarity with federal and California regulations on human subjects research.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, pleaseclick here.

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Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $74.57 - $124.53 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7243132 (Ref:10025951)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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