Job ID: 191380

Research Compliance Analyst (6230U), Office for Protection of Human Subjects- 34686

University of California, Berkeley

  • Jul. 28, 2022
  • Research Compliance Analyst (6230U), Office for Protection of Human Subjects- 34686
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Legal Services

Research Compliance Analyst (6230U), Office for Protection of Human Subjects- 34686

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

The Office for Protection of Human Subjects (OPHS) is the administrative office that supports the Committee for Protection of Human Subjects by coordinating the review of research, keeping abreast of the changing policies, rules and regulations, and working with CPHS and researchers to address research protocol and compliance issues. OPHS also provides education and outreach to UC Berkeley investigators and functions as a liaison to other campus units such as the Sponsored Projects Office and the Office of Environment Health & Safety.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: May 10, 2022


  • Applies research compliance professional concepts to review and pre-review routine to increasingly complex research protocols applying Federal regulations, State regulations, and University policies to ensure and document University compliance, as well as documentation of compliance with the goal of safeguarding the rights and welfare of human or animal subjects used in research conducted under the auspices of the campus.
  • Provides pre- and post-guidance on preparing and revising research applications.
  • This may include communicating with researchers and providing guidance on how to resolve particular issues and meet requirements of external regulatory bodies and/or funding agencies.
  • May lead, participate and/or administratively support major programmatic components of OPHS and/or OACU (e.g. educational outreach, inspections, occupational health and safety, audits and/or post approval monitoring).
  • Participates in general administrative support of the office with customer service (e.g. general email, answering phone calls, full committee meeting support).
  • Participates in the development, drafting and/or revision of office procedures (SOPs), policies, and guidelines to enhance the compliance program.
  • Understands and coordinates with other pertinent campus compliance units as indicated where multiple policies can impact a single project.
  • Work on special projects as assigned by the Director.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrates self-discipline and sound, independent judgment completing assignments.
  • Thorough knowledge and/or ability to learn and apply all of the Federal, state, and university regulations, policies, and guidelines for the protection of human or animal subjects.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with quantitative and qualitative research design; scientific research concepts and terminology.
  • Working knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research design; scientific research concepts and terminology.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in public speaking and writing.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and competing deadlines (i.e. excellent time management and organizational skills).
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of customers/stakeholders with excellent customer service skills.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • At least two years fulltime of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications


  • At least two years full time of relevant experience, preferably in an IRB/HRPP and/or IACUC and/or SCRO office.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • CIP (Certified IRB Professional) or CPIA (Certified Professional IACUC Administrator) eligibility preferred.
  • Certification should be obtained within 24 months of hiring (if not already certified).

Salary & Benefits

This is a 100% full-time (40 hrs a week) exempt career position, which is paid monthly and eligible for full UC Benefits. Annual salary is commensurate with experience.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

Other Information

  • This is a remote-friendly position, eligible for 100% remote capability.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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