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Apply now Job no: 90318-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Office & Administrative Support, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Staff Reviewer

Official Title:


Hiring Department:




Anticipated Begin Date:

MAY 23, 2017


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelors Degree required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Requirements: Experience working in a health care or academic setting and strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills are required. Ability to independently and effectively manage workload in a high-volume setting and must be comfortable with reviewing detailed documents in an electronic format. Outstanding analytical and written communication skills required, including attention to detail and the ability to build and maintain rapport with a variety of constituencies across campus are requirements of this position.

Preferred: 2 years of administrative experience, working with an IRB and experience working with qualitative and/or community-based research are strongly preferred.

License or Certificate:  
Position Summary:

The Health Sciences Institutional Review Boards (HS IRBs) Office is responsible for ensuring the protection of human subjects participating in biomedical and health sciences research projects, ranging from clinical trials to community-based research. The office works closely with a variety of constituencies including researchers, IRB members, regulatory support staff, post-approval
monitoring groups, and offices across campus that support the research community. The office is home to two IRBs: the Health Sciences IRB (HS IRB) and Minimal Risk IRB (MR IRB). This position would provide staff reviewer support primarily for the HS-IRB.

A Staff Reviewer is responsible for independently conducting in-depth reviews of IRB application and protocols to ensure compliance with federal regulations, state law, and campus policies. The role of the staff reviewer is to facilitate the IRB review process for study teams, including trouble-shooting any issues that may cause delays in obtaining IRB approval. The Staff Reviewer works collaboratively with study teams as well as with IRB members and other on campus to ensure the IRB review process proceeds smoothly.

Work under the supervision of and in collaboration with the Director and Assistant Director of the Health Sciences IRBs Office in the following areas:

Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.


Faye Lux
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button to start the application process. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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