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Assistant Vice President, Research Regulatory Affairs
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 06/02/2021
Executive-Administrative Vice President
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
Recruitment/Posting Title
Assistant Vice President, Research Regulatory Affairs
Job Category
Staff & Executive - Executive
Research and Regulatory Affairs

The core purpose of the Office for Research (Research) is to advance Rutgers preeminence in research and spur economic growth. This office provides services university-wide to support the faculty’s research and strategically leads the university’s economic development activities. Our functions range from supporting the identification of new research funding opportunities and submission of grants proposals to post-award financial management and research regulatory affairs. The office directs research commercialization, including patenting and licensing, and serves as a central point for industry access.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Vice President, Research Regulatory Affairs for the Office for Research. As part of the Office for Research, the Assistant Vice President (AVP) develops, maintains, and provides oversight for all University research to ensure compliance with federal, state, local and University policies and regulations. This oversight involves the provision of essential operational support for research-related activities that span all campuses of the University. The AVP has a direct line responsibility for the directors of HSPP, Export Control, and Research Integrity. The position reports to the Vice President for Research Administration.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Provides leadership and management of critical research activities in the administration of research regulatory affairs with respect to Institutional Review Board/Human Subjects Protection Program (IRB/HSPP), Research Integrity and Export Control, as well as conflict of interest management and responsible conduct of research training.
  • Provides support to faculty for continued expanded research activities and to the success of research funding, which contributes to increased revenue for the University and faculty, while ensuring the highest level of integrity in the conduct of research at Rutgers University.
  • Works with leaders of the respective units to ensure compliance of University researchers and programs with all relevant regulations; reviews and advocates for resources to facilitate operations of these units.
  • Leads the external agreements, including but not limited to service agreements with RWJBH.
  • Manages the relationships with all stakeholders to ensure excellence in service.
Position Status
Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours
Union Description
Admin Assembly (MPSC)
Payroll Designation

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment
Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility
Minimum Education and Experience
  • Master’s degree
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience with research regulatory affairs, at least five of which have been in a leadership/management position in an academic health sciences or health care institution.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Prior experience as a change manager with the ability to evaluate organizational structures as well as process efficiencies that better align outputs and customer service with the needs of the University.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategy and policy development and a track record of providing high-level customer service to sponsors and researchers within an academic environment.
  • Strong personal and professional integrity.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as political astuteness and ability convey a sense of energy, openness and optimism with a collaborative, consensus-building, yet decisive management style.
  • Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver’s license would be required for this position.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in a pertinent discipline.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • This position requires travel to all campuses.
Special Conditions
  • Clean driving record
Posting Number
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus
Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have a minimum of a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience with research regulatory affairs, at least five of which have been in a leadership/management position in an academic health sciences or health care institution?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
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