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Deputy Manager, Institutional Review Board (Contract)

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Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Administration/Secretarial

Job Description

The job holder will be responsible to provide secretariat support to the Singapore University of Technology and Design, Institutional Review Board (SUTD-IRB) and manage the review and approval process of human biomedical and social, behavioural and educational research in SUTD.

Duties & Responsibilities

• To conduct preliminary review of research protocols submitted to SUTD-IRB and ensure these submitted protocols are reviewed efficiently and are consistent with the regulations, policies and guidelines;
• To conduct review of protocol amendments, annual continuing review and matters of non-compliance of approved, ongoing research protocols;
• To conduct research monitoring of research studies as and when required;
• To maintain IRB study-related documentation in accordance with SUTD policies on data security and protection;
• To update and maintain SUTD-IRB’s website when required;
• To report to the relevant authorities and SUTD management as and when required;
• Develop programs and handbooks to orient new researchers to institutional policies, rules, and guidelines;
• To support and assist in the promotion and implementation of SUTD policies and procedures in relation to data protection and research integrity, through the development of programs and a handbook;
• To interpret and apply ethical principles applicable to research involving humans, human data and tissue, and serve as a resource for faculty, researchers, other study personnel and administrators in ethics related matters;
• To perform any other ad-hoc job-related duties as assigned.

• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited university.
• At least 3-5 years of working experience in research conduct involving ethical approval, and/or administration related to research ethics/ research compliance/ regulatory affairs.
• Understanding of the research landscape in Singapore and knowledge of current developments/trends in area of expertise would be an advantage
• Is meticulous with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Possesses strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills in order to manage cross-functional, institutional relationships and ability to multitask.
• Able to work effectively, as part of a team, as well as independently
• Must possess strong commitment to confidentiality, fairness, tact and discretion and mature judgment as confidential information is routinely encountered.
• Proactive in keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in research integrity and data management.
• Proficient in the use of MS office applications.

Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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