The School of Pharmacy, Regulatory Science Program of the University of Southern California (USC), invites applications for a full-time staff member with the title, Regulatory Knowledge Support (RKS) Program Administrator, who is strongly committed to excellence in regulatory education, academic research, and clinical trial conduct.
The individual will work closely with faculty and staff in Regulatory Science and with team members in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC-CTSI) as well as other key stakeholders of the project.Â Responsibilities include:
Expanding expertise in regulatory science among the clinical research workforce through the development of onsite educational programs
Creating self-study educational modules on clinical trial monitoring that can be used to improve the quality of investigator-initiated trials at USC and other institutions
Managing regulatory consultations that are requested through the SC-CTSI organization
Conducting regulatory research to identify and address regulatory challenges in clinical trials
Administering regulatory science undergraduate and graduate research program
Engaging key stakeholders in SC-CTSI, including all relevant core groups to facilitate communication, sharing of ideas, and collaboration
Engaging other CTSIs around the country as well as other academic institutions for potential collaboration related to the implementation of training programs and regulatory science research
Developing a publication strategy to disseminate research findings in journals and meetings
Exploring and securing funding sources for research projects and student fellowshipsÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â
Developing manuscripts, abstracts, and posters for publication
The applicant must possess bachelorâs education, preferably in science; and either a masterâs in the regulatory or clinical sciences, PhD in life/ social sciences, or experience in regulatory and clinical affairs with a proven track record in clinical research, education, regulatory consultation, and project management. The candidate must have strong proficiency in regulatory aspects of clinical trial conduct with excellent skills in written and oral communication, organizational and time management, leadership, computer, manuscript/ poster preparations; and be willing to travel to attend meetings and academic/ professional conferences as needed. Â
Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with academic rank and experience.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Â
Minimum Education: Master's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 3 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and project administration experience in specialized field represented by project.
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