The University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Research Compliance Officer (RCO) to work collaboratively with University and School-based research support offices to assure that research activities at the University of Pennsylvania adhere to the highest standards of integrity and are conducted in compliance with all applicable government laws and regulations, and University and School policies. This position reports directly to the Vice Provost for Research. Duties include, but are not limited to, documenting the program to monitor research compliance activities conducted by university and school-based offices, hold direct responsibility for the oversight of Penn’s Clinical Research Compliance Office, report to and otherwise interface with the Research Compliance Oversight Committee, and monitor compliance-related activities arising in these offices that report to the Vice Provost for Research: Office of Environmental Health and Radiation Services (EHRS), Office of Research Services (ORS), Office of Animal Welfare (IACUC and Compliance), Institutional Review Board (IRB), Research Integrity Office. This position will also serve as liaison with the Office of Audit, Compliance and Privacy.
To apply for this position please go to this “quicklink”, https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/25614 or visit the UPENN website, https://www.hr.upenn.edu/career/applying, requisition number, 83-24789.
The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability , veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.