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Senior Human Research QA & Education Coordinator

Weill Cornell Medicine
Job Location:
New York, New York
Assessment, Accreditation, and Compliance
Title: Senior Human Research QA & Education Coordinator  

Location: Midtown  

Org Unit: Human Research Compliance 

Work Days: Monday-Friday 

Exemption Status:  Exempt

Position Summary

Leads and maintains the Quality Assurance (QA), training & education, and process improvement functions of the Human Research Compliance Office. Serves as a senior business analyst for process improvement initiatives and a project manager for campus-wide initiatives in support of the Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) IRB office and Human Research Protection Program (HRPP).

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintains and analyzes IRB operations metrics and reports for the WCM IRB office in support of process improvement initiatives.
  • Develops, implements and leads outreach efforts with the WCM research community based on needs in areas of human research and IRB operations, e.g. presentations, webinars, technical trainings, human research compliance training sessions, etc.
  • Leads and/or conducts tailored outreach (training and education, regulatory guidance, etc.) with WCM departments and/or divisions.
  • Serves as project manager for internal and external QA and process improvement initiatives, including, but not limited to: policy development, SOP development, business workflow analysis, development of HRPP tools for research community.
  • Exercises independent judgement in analysis of and proactively identifies areas and strategies for improvement.
  • Serves on internal subcommittees, e.g. policy subcommittee, process improvement, etc. to assist with building the WCM HRPP.
  • Maintains an advanced working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations and institutional policy and procedures to ensure the WCM IRBs and HRPP are in compliance with applicable mandates.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.


  • Bachelor's Degree


Masters Degree is highly desired.


At least 5 years of direct experience in research quality assurance and process improvement, including past performance with business analysis, developing and analyzing business operations metrics in a human research office or research administration office  supporting human research activities.  Experience in developing and leading these initiatives is highly desired.


Working knowledge of federal regulations and ethical standards for research with human subjects, i.e. common rule, FDA regulations, etc. is highly desired.


Advanced knowledge of federal and New York State regulations for research with human subjects is preferred.


Project Management Profession (PMP) or a certification in healthcare compliance and ethics (e.g. CCEP, CHC, CHRC) is highly desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task/handle simultaneous tasks and excellent project management skills.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands






Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
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