Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Drug Safety Clinical Trials Specialist for the Office of Human Research Services at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The primary purpose of the Clinical Trails Specialist, Drug Safety position is to manage the Institutional Serious Adverse Event (SAE) activities, monitoring and reporting to the Institutional Review Board, regulatory agencies (i.e., NCI, NIH, and FDA), and industry sponsors. This individual will monitor and apply Federal regulatory guidelines and guidances pertaining to adverse event reporting. Other key responsibilities include oversight of IND review/reporting and analyzing SAE data for trends and for reporting compliance on research protocols performed at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Manages the activities related to the collection, processing, follow-up, analysis and regulatory reporting of deviations, adverse events (AEs) and serious adverse events (SAEs) for marketed and investigational drugs.
Receives, reviews and manages all SAEs reports at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and pertaining to trials and drugs from outside regulatory agencies and companies.
Evaluates adverse event reports, assesses regulatory status (seriousness and expectedness/relatedness).
Supports the generation of Annual Safety Updates, Periodic Safety Reports, and other cumulative safety reports including data retrieval, analyses and quality control of information located in Oncore®.
Supports the implementation of priorities within appropriate time lines for adverse event monitoring that meet the standards and requirements described in the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Data and Safety Monitoring Plans(s).
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field (Master's Degree preferred) plus a minimum of (3) years' experience in oncology clinical research regulatory affairs.
Relevant education and qualification in Science, Medical or Pharmacology disciplines (nursing preferred).
Clinical research project administration experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency of computer skills, including a diversified knowledge of software packages such as Word, Excel, in addition to Oncology Collaborative Research Environment (Oncore) database experience.
Clear understanding of Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPPA) regulations, possess a considerable understanding of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, institutional guidelines and SOP's set forth byCINJ and Rutgers.
Must be capable of independent decision-making, and multitasking.
Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills, hold him/herself accountable to high standards of professional excellence, be able to maximize resources, and seek and accept personal and professional responsibility.
Posting Number: 20ST2087
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 122524
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.