Sidra Medicine Qatar Careers 2023-Apply for Institutional Review Board (IRB) Specialist Jobs Vacancy

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Institutional Review Board (IRB) Specialist

Sidra Medicine Job Vacancy at Institutional Review Board (IRB) Specialist in Qatar

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Specialist Jobs 2023 in Qatar :- Institutional Review Board (IRB) Specialist has publish a notification on career page for the recruitment of Sidra Medicine Post in Qatar location. Candidates who are eligible for the post of Sidra Medicine can apply on before last date without getting late.

Comapny Name Sidra Medicine 
Name of Post Institutional Review Board (IRB) Specialist
Salary QAR 6,868.00 per month
Job Location Qatar
Job type Qatar Jobs

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Specialist Jobs in Qatar 2023 Full Job Descripation

The IRB Specialist of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) reports to the Team Lead – Institutional Review Board (IRB). The incumbent along with a team of other professionals is responsible for conducting pre-reviews of submissions to Sidra IRB, including new protocols, continuing reviews, modifications, and unanticipated problems. S/he regularly or on a periodic basis attends IRB meetings and also provides support to his/ her Manager, IRB Chair, and IRB Members, including writing and editing minutes of meetings. Additionally, the IRB Specialist has responsibilities related to the generation, review, and release of IRB correspondence. The IRB Specialist conducts quality control functions for the IRB office that may extend to all areas of the operation including review of files and meeting minutes for completeness, accuracy and consistency.

Further, this staff member helps to ensure uniformity of review and compliance with IRB standard operating procedures and applicable International regulations and Qatar Ministry of Public Health regulations. In addition, this candidate maintains up to date knowledge of regulations as well as policies, guidelines and ethical codes related to the protection of human subjects in research. This individual coordinates the implementation and management of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) related efforts; acts independently in carrying out tasks relevant to IRB compliance.


  • Reviews and updates IRB Policies and Procedures, creates department standard operating procedures with the other department stakeholders (IRB Lead and HRPP Director)
  • Reviews and processes IRB protocol applications submitted by other research staff, acts as a resource for any and all IRB related matters.
  • Ensures accuracy of IRB applications.
  • Responsible for the review of IRB submissions for completeness prior to agenda assignment.
  • Generates and analyzes reports of the IRB database for quality assurance purposes and assists with protocol audits.
  • Communicates and interfaces with external Institutions on regulatory compliance for IRB submissions.
  • Act as the liaison between the IRB Board and research staff with regard to study related information.
  • Interprets and provides guidance to researchers on IRB operating practices and procedures.
  • Ensures researchers have all information they need regarding the new submission of their study including handling inquiries and providing timely follow up.
  • Prepares and distributes IRB meeting agenda and minutes.
  • Attends IRB meetings and takes notes on agenda items and discussions.
  • Maintains confidential office research files.
  • Verifies and maintains record of certification of the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) course in the protection of human research subjects for key study personnel involved in human subjects research at Sidra and affiliated institutions.
  • Monitors accounts receivable/ payable for IRB review fees and creates monthly invoice reports
  • Performs routine personnel functions such as paper filing and file retrieval, responding to IRB emails, distributing mail, and receiving incoming calls.
  • Oversees meeting availability of IRB members for monthly meetings; Oversees catering for monthly IRB meetings and for IRB Insights training.
  • Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies
  • Adheres to and promotes Sidra’s Values



Bachelor’s degree in the biomedical field


5+ years’ relevant experience


Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) course in the protection of human research subjects

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