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Research Compliance Associate

Company: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Location: Brookline
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Research Compliance Associate

Job DetailsJob ID:

10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445


Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
Full Remote: 4-5 days remote/wk
OverviewThe Research Compliance Associate I will be responsible for supporting the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's (DFCI's, Institute's) continued development of a high quality, robust, and sustainable research compliance program. The Research Compliance Associate I is responsible for assisting with the investigation and resolution of research compliance allegations and issues, providing advice on research compliance and regulatory matters, participating in training and education for faculty and staff, and coordinating meetings for the Research Compliance Committee. Accountable for following offices practices that support the efficient operation and documentation of the research compliance program. This position reports to the Institute's Research Compliance Officer(s) and/or Program Manager, Research Compliance.ResponsibilitiesPRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:With oversight by the Institute's Research Compliance Officer(s) and/or Program Manager, Research Compliance,

  • Supports work with Institute departments and offices (e.g., sponsored agreements, human subjects research, grants administrators, department administrators, technology transfer, research finance, etc.) to advance research compliance objectives in a sustainable way.
  • Receives, documents, and tracks research compliance concerns and reports, and timely responds to issue reporters.
  • May deliver training programs for research compliance issues for the Institute, including, for example, assisting with new employee orientation, annual online training and department-specific training.
  • Provides guidance and support to operational areas in updating research compliance policies and procedures of the Institute.
  • Assists with updating of intranet materials on the Institute's research compliance program.
  • Provides information and assistance for the annual research compliance risk assessment and work plan to address identified risks
  • May conduct specific audit and monitoring projects.
  • Gathers information for internal reports regarding research compliance program audits, inquiries or investigations by federal and state entities.
  • Stays current with relevant federal and state research compliance laws and regulations and industry best practices by participating in educational programs and meeting and distributing and reading current literature and agency announcements.
  • Provides informational reports for research compliance committees or groups as directed by the RCO(s).
  • Supports other ORIC team members during peak times of activity.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

      • Experience with research in an academic, research, or hospital setting (such as grants management, clinical trial management, research administration)
      • Relevant post-graduate education (e.g., JD, Master's, PhD) is an advantage
      • Background in science or medicine is an advantage
        Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Keywords: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brookline , Research Compliance Associate, Other , Brookline, Massachusetts

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