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University of Kentucky
Vice President for Research
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Posted: 04/10/2019
KCH Regulatory Program Director
Salary: $58,739/year - $96,907/year

The University of Kentucky is seeking a Regulatory Program Director for the Kentucky CAN HEAL (KCH) grant. This is a four-year grant aimed to decrease opioid overdose deaths by 40 percent. The Regulatory Program Director will oversee all of the regulatory activities for the KCH grant as well as other collaborative and strategic initiatives aligned with the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research. This position will directly report to the KCH Executive Director and be the primary regulatory support for all KCH Investigators. The KCH grant is positioned to bring together talented and dedicated individuals from the university community, Kentucky state government and treatment providers, as well as community criminal justice and public health departments to address one of the nation’s biggest public health crises.

In partnership with the Principle Investigator, University of Kentucky’s Office of Research Integrity, and the US Department of Health and Human Services, the Regulatory Program Director will ensure the highest quality for all human research compliance and ethics.

The Regulatory Program Director primary responsibilities will include the following:

• Providing expert guidance and support for complex research studies.

• Developing Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions for the KCH grant.

• Collaborating with University of Kentucky’s Office of Research Integrity to facilitate getting all needed approvals and/or solutions for the KCH grant.

• Establishing and managing on-going regulatory maintenance, as well as activities associated with study start-up and close out.

• Producing reports related to all applicable regulatory requirements and compliance with University, state and federal regulations.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 5th, 2019.

For questions, contact University of Kentucky HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.