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Research Review Analyst - Full Board

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 03/02/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 04/26/2018
Working Title Research Review Analyst - Full Board
Job Classification Health Professional II
Department Name 01091-Institution Review Board
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0121443
Hiring Range $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Position Description

The Research Review Analyst – Full Board (RRA – FB) works as part of a multi-disciplinary team, under the auspices of the University of Pittsburgh Institutional Review Board. The Research Review Analyst – Full Board is responsible for maintaining a current working knowledge of federal and state regulations pertaining to the responsible conduct of human subjects research, along with ensuring compliance with University of Pittsburgh policies and procedures.

The Research Review Analyst – Full Board will conduct a thorough review of full board studies, and will complete all necessary documentation in the online submission database. When appropriate, the RRA-FB may facilitate discussions at full board meetings or participate as a board member to ensure that risks to human subjects are minimized, while ensuring that research is conducted in compliance with federal and state regulations and University of Pittsburgh policies and procedures.

As part of a service-oriented, outreach program, the RRA-FB will provide consultation and training to members of the research community at large via telephone or through face-to-face meetings.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential for this position, as the RRA-FB must personally and electronically communicate with members of the research community on a regular basis.

Due to the nature of full board studies, the Research Review Analyst – Full Board will need to be an RN or hold a BSN or MSN degree.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Master’s Degree in Nursing with current licensure (RN) preferred. Extensive experience in research along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing may be substituted for a Master’s Degree. Must possess a detailed working knowledge of research science, medical procedures and medical terminology.

Required Licenses/Certifications

RN licensure preferred

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter