MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Quality Coordinator - IND Office in Houston, Texas

Function:

Provides departmental support and quality assurance expertise to ensure clinical research compliance with regulatory agencies.

Scope:

Impacts compliance relating to human subject research.

The primary purpose of the Research Quality Coordinator position is to provide administrative and clinical research services for the coordination of clinical trials and research programs. Will perform intermediate to advanced level duties related to the maintenance of assigned projects, requiring judgment, initiative and independent decision making. The Coordinator understands the MD Anderson IRB and Federal policies / regulations as they relate to conducting clinical research.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Serves as a liaison between the clinical research departments and federal agencies.

Ensures regulatory compliance with federal, state and local laws and policies related to institutional sponsored clinical research.

Directs the preparation of reports and other documentation required for the department and/or regulatory agencies.

Develops educational training program for all departmental personnel regarding federal and institutional guidelines for compliance.

EDUCATION

Required:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or related field.

EXPERIENCE

Required:

Three years of professional experience to include two years of clinical research or clinical patient care experience.

Additional years of related experience and/or education may be substituted on a one to one basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html