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CONFLICT OF INTEREST OFFICER , Office of the Vice President for Research , to assist researchers with conflict of interest policies and regulations. Responsibilities will include managing and developing policies/procedures related to financial conflicts of interest and developing and implementing training/materials; promoting compliance with regulations by working directly with researchers to review relationships between MIT activities and their outside professional activities; serving as an MIT liaison to federal agencies and other sponsors; partnering on leading MIT's effort to comply with federal requirements, including educating researchers, reviewing disclosures to determine whether a conflict or appearance of a conflict exists, and assisting researchers and department heads in drafting management plans; reporting conflicts to sponsors; overseeing MIT's portfolio of management plans, updating as necessary; developing and implementing training programs and informational material, including developing a robust website; monitoring and tracking training for researchers; managing and enhancing internal systems and processes to track and review disclosures and enhance efficiency/effectiveness; keeping abreast of new laws and regulations and responding to proposed regulatory changes; taking the lead in fulfilling federal reporting requirements, including keeping information up-to-date and responding in a timely manner on behalf of the Institute; and consulting with and providing advice on all matters related to conflict of interest.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree, preferably in a scientific o engineering field; five years' related experience; knowledge of the requirements of federal agencies and MIT's policies and procedures; excellent written and verbal communication skills; discretion with complex and highly sensitive information/material; and understanding of the social, ethical, and legal contexts in which research activities are conducted. PREFERRED : three years' experience working with faculty on compliance issues in an academic/hospital setting. Job #19439-10
Internal Number: 19439
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