Location: Duluth, MN
The Director oversees the organization's human research protection program (“HRPP”). The HRPP Director facilitates the conduct and oversight of human subjects research in accordance with regulations and best practices. The Director has expert knowledge in regulatory issues regarding human subjects research and serves as Essentia Health’s Human Protections Administrator. The Director has responsibility for coordinating the interaction between the various groups/entities involved in the review, approval, and oversight of human subjects research.
Additional responsibilities include oversight of the various review boards/committees, monitoring the conduct and review of human subjects research, and education of the research community as a whole. This includes responding to questions about human subjects research, as well as organizing and documenting the review process.
Please include a cover letter with your CV when applying. The cover letter should state how you meet the qualifications for the position.
The Essentia Institute of Rural Health supports research and education across a four-state area (Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Idaho) served by Essentia Health, to improve the health of rural populations.
The Essentia Institute of Rural Health is a member of the HMO Research Network (HMORN), a network of partners/collaborators that includes the HealthPartners Research Foundation, Geisinger Health System, Kaiser-Permanente-Colorado, Group Health Research Institute, University of Minnesota & the University of Wisconsin. Other collaborators include Fairview Health System, University of Washington, Mayo Clinic and Allina Health System.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
* Please include a cover letter with your CV when applying. The cover letter should state how you meet the qualifications for the position.
- Master’s Degree in a related field preferred, Bachelor’s considered with the right background.
- At least 3 years of previous clinical research/administrative or IRB experience, previous HRPP program experience desired.
- Proficiency with federal regulations related to human clinical research.