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Mayo Clinic is among the world's most highly regarded medical research institutions. The Cancer Prevention Network (CPN) is a Federally-funded research consortium that conducts and coordinates cancer prevention clinical trials at Mayo Clinic and its 30 member institutions nationwide.
The Regulatory Affairs Specialist assists in the planning and implementation of compliance activities associated with the protection of human subjects and investigational use of agents (drugs, biologics, etc.). Monitors the internal and external regulatory environment to promote centralized, coordinated, and proactive identification, development, and implementation of new or revised policies, procedures, etc. applicable to MCCC research programs. Researches relevant regulatory issues and evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of compliance processes and controls related to MCCC research programs. Serves as a resource concerning policies, procedures, and regulations applicable to MCCC research programs. Advises and provides support to MCCC investigators in relation to the preparation, submission, and maintenance of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational New Drug (IND) applications and other equivalent functions as may be applicable to the research programs of the MCCC. Performs other regulatory affairs/compliance-related functions, and participates in departmental committees and work teams as directed or assigned.
This is a limited tenure position that has been approved for approximately two years, that may have the possibility of turning into a regular position.
A bachelor's degree (BA, BS) preferably in the health sciences or management, and a minimum 3-5 years relevant experience in a complex healthcare environment are required.
Knowledge and experience in the interpretation and application of laws and regulations relating to human subjects research protections and investigational use of agents (drugs, biologics, etc.) are preferred. Exceptional human relations and communication (written, verbal, and listening) skills are required. Organizational project management skills are essential. Should have an inquiring, analytical and persistent disposition to enable the asking of follow-up questions that might not occur to other and to look deeply into each area of concern. Collaborates with management in identifying improvement opportunities and developing corresponding solutions. Must be flexible and capable of adapting to and facilitating change. Must be very detail-oriented. Must have the ability to work independently and productively with a minimum of direction and to routinely exercise initiative and sound judgment. Must have the ability to lead, motivate and influence others. Compliance issues may create difficult situations for the individuals involved; therefore, fairness in approach is essential. Objective and dispassionate interest in issues must be maintained, while maintaining mutual respect for individuals. Computer literacy and medical terminology comprehension are essential. Must be efficient in the use of personal computers for word processing, spreadsheets, data analysis, creation of graphs and charts, presentations, electronic communications and research.
Must have demonstrated the capacity to comprehend complex structures and connections. The ability to exercise good judgment in ambiguous situations while under pressure and strong coping skills are required. Must be flexible in adapting to a variety of responsibilities, work assignments, and priorities.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $1,949.60, based on a full-time position.
Average of 32 hours per week; flexible
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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