Research Compliance Monitor 1

Uconn Health Center Farmington , CT 06030

Posted 2 months ago

Research Compliance Monitor I IACUC and IBC

Excellence, Teamwork, Leadership and Innovation. These are the values that define UConn Health, and we are looking for team members who shares these same values. Our top rated organization is looking to add an experienced Research Compliance Monitor to our team. If you have a background in this field, we want to hear from you.


Industry-leading health insurance options and affordability

Generous vacation and sick-time plans
12 Paid Holidays per year

Multi-channel retirement options (pension and match options)

Tuition waiver and reimbursement for employees and qualified family members

Quick commute access from I-84, Rte 9 and surrounding areas

State of the art facility and campus environments

Progressive leadership and educational development programs available

This position supports the missions of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). The positions provides technical and administrative support and coordination in the areas of biological safety, laboratory safety, and animal care and use to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory, sponsor, and accreditation requirements. Allocation of effort needs and is subject to change to meet the needs of the IACUC and IBC.


Works under the limited supervision of employee of higher grade.


May lead/ act as resource for assigned staff.


  • Assists the Biological Safety Officer and IACUC manager with the administrative and operational support for the Institutional Biosafety Committee and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.

  • Supports the Biological Safety Officer, IACUC manager, Director of Environmental Health and Safety, and others in maintaining institutional regulatory compliance and accreditation.

  • Develops, implements, delivers, and tracks training, in coordination with the Biological Safety Officer and IACUC manager.

  • Performs and participates in the inspection, monitoring and auditing of research projects and facilities to assure compliance with regulatory requirements and institutional policy.

  • Provides guidance and support to faculty, students, administrators, committee members and others related to biological safety, laboratory safety, and animal care and use.

  • Reviews regulatory submission, research protocols, grant submissions, and technical reports for accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements and institutional policy.

  • Participates in the development and review of institutional policies, procedures, guidance, SOPs and protocols.

  • Maintains institutional records, documentation and databases, composes and/or edits correspondence, minutes, and other documentation, and assists in maintaining website information.

  • Supports and models an institutional culture of regulatory compliance and safety.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



Excellent knowledge of State and Federal codes regarding research and ability to interpret these codes; knowledge of GCP; knowledge of clinical research protocols, principles and procedures with emphasis on study monitoring; knowledge of clinical trials and other clinical research methods such as screening, interviewing, reviewing case report forms and medical records; knowledge of sciences such as biology and psychology; knowledge of experimental design, mathematics, statistics, proficient in the use and application of computer software to facilitate the performance of the job function; knowledge of scientific auditing techniques; knowledge of clinical tasks required for research; ability to communicate effectively (written and oral); good interpersonal skills; strong organizational and project management skills; ability to identify, organize, analyze, evaluate and interpret data; knowledge in accreditation standards and policy formulation; strong knowledge of performance improvement and work redesign principles and methods; ability to work with a variety of disciplines and levels of staff across departments and the health system; ability to work as a team member or independently.


Bachelor's degree and three (3) years appropriate clinical research experience with IACUC, IBC, animal research, or laboratory research. Experience working with databases, submission systems, and computer/software applications such as MS Word, MS Excel, and SharePoint. Experience developing, interpreting, and reviewing research documentation such as protocols, regulatory submission, and technical reports

Substitution: Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or equivalent with four (4) years of appropriate practical clinical research monitoring experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing and implementing policies

  • Experience creating and delivering training programs

  • Experience performing regulatory audits and monitoring

  • Experience interpreting and applying the regulatory requirements related to the use of biological agents at a departmental or institutional level

  • Experience interpreting and applying the regulatory requirements related to the use of research animals at a departmental or institutional level

  • Experience in an academic research or higher education environment

SCHEDULE: 40 hour work week, Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm, 1 hour unpaid meal break.


Why UConn Health

UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.

UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

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