Job ID R1726 Full / Part Time:Full time
Full / Part Time:Full time
Baystate Health (BH), western Massachusetts's premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate is seeking an IRB Analyst or Coordinator to join our Research Administration team at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.
Our research administrative team help researchers conduct research responsibly and ethically. We strive to promote honesty, integrity, and transparency and have adopted policies and procedures to ensure that personal interests do not interfere with how research at Baystate is designed, conducted, or reported. Baystate Health research centers leverage our expertise in population health, clinical effectiveness and outcomes research to focus on making health care more effective and efficient.
IRB Analyst Summary: The IRB Analyst functions as a resource to research investigators and staff. The IRB Analyst is responsible for providing clear and accurate instructions, guidance, and support to researchers through the entire regulatory process. This includes assistance in creating successful and compliant applications for Institutional Review Board (IRB) review. The IRB Analyst is responsible for analyzing all submissions to the IRB for completeness, accuracy, ethical and regulatory compliance. The IRB Analyst is responsible for IRB record retention. The IRB Analyst is responsible for maintaining complete IRB protocol files.
HIGH QUALITY PROGRAM – Baystate Health holds the AAHRPP accreditation. We follow rigorous standards for ethics, quality, and protections for human research. We participate in over 250 trials and are an industry leader in addiction medicine research.
PROFESSIONAL SATISFACTION AND GROWTH – As an integral member of the team you are embedded in the research to provide consultative services that ensure protocols are in place for the protection and welfare of human research participants. Enjoy an experienced team dedicated to your success and professional development through a variety of education seminars and conferences.
COMPETITIVE SALARY AND BENEFITS – Competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Tuition Reimbursement, and so much more!
- Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of administrative experience in an IRB setting.
- Knowledge of research administration, institutional review boards, or human subject protections required.
- Requires the analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in‑depth, experience‑based cross‑functional knowledge.
- Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
- Certified IRB Professional (CIP) certification preferred
Certifications:Certified Institutional Review Board Professional - Institutional Review Board
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
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