IRB Analyst

Detailed Description: 

Under the direction of the Director or designee, the Internal Review Board (IRB) Analyst reviews IRB submissions ensuring efficient and effective research compliance with institutional, state and federal policies and regulations. The IRB Analyst takes a proactive role in defining, evaluating, and conducting education and training programs related to IRB procedures and related regulations and federal guidance. 

Qualifications: Skills: 


Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field

Qualifications: Experience: 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or health care field, or equivalent experience
  • 4 years of experience in human subjects IRB administration or related experience
  • Strong knowledge of federal regulations pertaining to research
  • Strong knowledge of IRB processes and approval mechanisms included in ongoing IRB oversight
  • Knowledge of clinical research and familiarity with medical terminology
  • Certification as IRB Professional (CIP) or equivalent
  • Experience educating and conducting training sessions both on individual and group level
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and effective oral and written communication skills necessary to interact with all levels of personnel, both within and outside UMass Worcester
  • Experience in handling complex and confidential material
  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve, and work under pressure in a deadline oriented environment
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