ANNOUNCEMENT OF

PROFESSIONAL

VACANCY

Applications are invited for consideration to the following position

Department:

ORA

Budget Title:

Assistant Vice President for Research Compliance

Salary Range:

(Based Upon Experience)

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Descriptive Title:

Assistant Vice President for Research Compliance

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm / 37.5 hours per week

Vacancy

14-32

Description of Duties:

Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Research and the SUNY Research Foundation Operations Manager, the primary function of the Associate Vice President for Research Compliance is to facilitate compliance monitoring, education and training activities. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Assists the Executive Vice President for Research, to facilitate regulatory compliance and research integrity efforts of SUNY Downstate Medical Center. - Develops and provides training to SUNY Downstate faculty, staff and students in matters related to the welfare of human subjects, biosafety, ethics and other areas as may be required to meet federal, local and SUNY standards in research. - Oversees and provides administrative support for conflict of interest (COI activities. Working with the COI Committee, the successful candidate will plan, establish and manage the administrative and system infrastructure for the COI Committee using COI Smart to ensure COI electronic disclosure tracking. He/she will also facilitate the development and implementation of COI management plans and assist the SUNY Research Foundation Operations Manager with required annual filing of financial COI reporting to NIH. - Conducts audits of various research activities as required. - Assists in the establishment of databases, procedures and practices required to ensure that all research undertaken at SUNY Downstate is in compliance with required laws, regulations and mandates. - Assists in the development of surveys and audits required to facilitate compliance activities of the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research, with particular emphasis on human subject research activities. - Assists in the management of regulatory compliance activities overseen by the Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Institutional Biosafety committee (IBC), Technology Transfer. Also assists, as needed, with the management of regulatory compliance activities of the Office of Environmental Health and Safety. - Develops and implements orientation program(s) for all new faculty and staff engaged research. - Assists in the management of the Webpage of the Executive Vice President for Research ensuring that it reflects the latest information possible related to research compliance activities. - Maintains records related to all research related compliance activities Downstate-wide. - Provides periodic reports to the Executive Vice President for Research related to compliance activities, and ensures that all required external reports are filed in a timely fashion. - Interacts with all other internal and external committees, groups, and organizations necessary to ensure compliance with established research compliance standards

Qualifications:

REQUIRED : Graduate degree in law, education, public policy, public health, public administration or other related field(s) and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in research compliance. Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and communication skills required. PREFERRED : JD

Persons interested should mail their resume and a letter of introduction to:

Mr.   Gary Leipzig

450 Clarkson Avenue

M.S.C.  78

Brooklyn, NY 11203

Additional Information: Interested candidates should submit their resume and letter of introduction to: gary.leipzig@downstate.edu In addition, please include your salary history and salary requirements with your introduction.

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications: Open Until Filled

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Age, National Origin, Disability or Marital Status in Accordance with Federal and State Law.