University of Colorado Regulatory Affairs Coordinator in Aurora, Colorado

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, University of Colorado Cancer Center

Regulatory Affairs Coordinator (Research Services Professional)

Position #680338 – Requisition 14406

The University of Colorado Cancer Center has an opening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) Regulatory Affairs Coordinator (Research Services Professional) position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

_Nature of Work:_

The University of Colorado Cancer Center, located at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is Colorado’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. CU Cancer Center’s clinical partner for adult care, University of Colorado Hospital is ranked in the top 15 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News and World Report and Children’s Hospital Colorado is ranked 8th by the same organization in Pediatric Cancer Care. The CU Cancer Center is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network®, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers working to establish and deliver the gold standard in cancer clinical guidelines. CU Cancer Center also is a member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a unique research partnership among North America’s top cancer centers leveraging multiple data sources and matching patients to targeted treatments. CU Cancer Center is a consortium of approximately 261 researchers and physicians at three state universities and three clinical institutions, all working toward its vision to prevent and cure cancer while being a global model for patient care delivery, interdisciplinary research, and training.

As an important member of the Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO) Regulatory Affairs team, this position works with Phase I-IV industry sponsored (Pharmaceutical), Cooperative Group (NCTN) and/ or Investigator initiated clinical trials in accordance with FDA Regulations, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and applicable guidelines or policies. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing regulatory management and oversight for clinical trials. Specific duties may include writing accurate informed consent forms, submissions to applicable review committees (PRMS, IRB of record, UCHealth Research Support Services), completion of Regulatory documents (Form 1572, Financial Disclosure forms, one page CVs), protocol amendment submissions and semi-annual or annual IRB continuing reviews.

This position is also responsible for knowledge of Unanticipated Problem reporting in order to guide clinical colleagues in their submission requirements. In order to succeed in this position, this detail-oriented individual must be able to demonstrate superior organizational skills in order to successfully track multiple tasks occurring in parallel. This incumbent must be self-motivated in order to complete tasks quickly and within set deadlines. This position is the ‘hub’ of communication between external (review committee coordinators, review committee members, study monitors) and internal (clinical study staff, investigators, clinical managers) contacts so superior communication skills (oral and written) are required.

_Examples of Work Performed:_

  • Serves as regulatory contact person for ongoing clinical research studies and meets with representatives from sponsoring pharmaceutical firms or in-house staff for initial orientation to studies and for review of regulatory records.

  • Writes clear and accurate consent/ HIPAA documents.

  • Completes consents, applications and other required forms as per the applicable Institutional Review Board (IRB).

  • Submits, tracks and processes protocol amendments for National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) studies within the required 90 day period.

  • Submits complete and accurate clinical research applications to all required regulatory bodies for the conduct of clinical research at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. This may include, but is not limited to, the following:

o Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB)

o Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB)

o NCI Central Institutional Review Board (CIRB)

o Protocol Review and Monitoring System (PRMS)

o Hospital Research Support Services (UCH-RSS)

o University of Colorado Hospital Clinical Trials Office (CTO)

  • Completes and submits continuing reviews, amendments, and other protocol-specific documents.

  • Completes and submits accurate federal forms, consents, HIPAA Authorizations, and obtains required approvals specific to the Denver VA medical Center.

  • Navigates applicable NCTN websites. This may include Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU), Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) and NRG Oncology (NSABP, RTOG, GOG).

  • Updates OnCore with regulatory documents and dates.

_Salary and Benefits:_

The hiring salary for this position begins at $43,266 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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_Minimum Qualifications:_

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field from an accredited college or university.

  • One or more years of medical, clinical and/or research experience.

Substitution:Work experience in a related field may substitute for the degree on a year for year basis, but not for the specific experience.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

  • At least 1 year of Regulatory experience.

  • Experience working with NCI, Industry, and Investigator Initiated clinical trials.

  • Experience working in an academic and/or medical environment.

_Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:_

  • Ability to problem solve and multi-task.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Basic understanding of research specific to Human Subject Research protection, Good Clinical Practice and IRB requirements.

  • Good command of the English language, both written and verbal.

  • Proficient in Windows, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

_Diversity and Equity:_

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Office of Equity by email at or by phone at (303) 315-2567.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Job: *Research Services

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Regulatory Affairs Coordinator

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 14406