St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (St. Jude)

HRPP Analyst II

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (St. Jude)

Memphis, TN, United States


The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Analyst is responsible for the facilitation, conduct and completion of analytical reviews of human research applications and assuring all reviews are conducted in compliance with international, federal, state, and local rules and regulations, scientific and ethical principles regarding human subjects’ research, and HRPP policies and procedures. The HRPP Analyst facilitates and coordinates full Board/Committee reviews, as applicable, working with faculty and external membership to assure reviews are conducted by members with the appropriate level of expertise to assure a competent scientific/ethical review of the human research. Performs quality control functions and ensures research activities involving human subjects under the jurisdiction of the St. Jude IRB are carried out and conducted in a manner that protects the safety, rights, and welfare of participants. This role will be considered as a primarily remote work role. 


Additional key tasks for the role of HRPP Analyst II include:

  • Attend IRB meetings. Take IRB meeting notes and write IRB minutes.
  • Provide guidance to St.Jude investigators and study staff on HRPP Policies, HRPP processes and federal regulations and guidelines governing research in human subjects.
  • Available to be on-call during regularly scheduled work days (M-F)
  • Triage IRB inbox to check submissions for completeness, accuracy, determine the review type and assign reviewers.
  • Pre-review protocol documents, consent documents and the electronic application for congruency. Request clarifications and updated documents from study teams.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum Experience

  • Four (4) years of experience in the area of human subjects’ protection/clinical trials including one (1) year of experience in regulatory affairs, quality assurance or IRB administration.
  • No experience may be acceptable with a Master’s degree.

Required Credentials

Other Credentials

  • Certified IRB Professional (CIP) from the Council for Certification of IRB Professionals (CCIP) or other types of professional certifications that demonstrate a level of competency in the Analysts area of focus preferred.

COVID-19 vaccine:

As of September 10, 2021, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.

EEO Statement:  St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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