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Fred Hutch Global Oncology (GO), a cross-divisional program overseen by the Office of the President at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has a mission to generate cancer research that has global impact, and support the development of research capacity and clinical care to reduce the cancer burden in low- and middle-income countries. A cornerstone of the program is a decade-long alliance with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) that advances research, capacity building, and cancer care in Uganda. Fred Hutch operates in Uganda as the Hutchinson Centre Research Institute of Uganda.
This Seattle-based position is responsible for regulatory and quality assurance oversight of all international studies conducted with the Global Oncology program and supervising 3 international staff. The incumbent will work with the Fred Hutchinson Institutional Review Office (IRO) and the Office of General Counsel in consultation on regulatory compliance issues. The incumbent provides human subjects protection knowledge and expertise to help facilitate ethical review and ensure regulatory compliance within Fred Hutch and at participating global oncology sites. The position reports to the Managing Director, with dotted line to the Fred Hutch Global Oncology Deputy Head.
General Research Administration
In addition to the required qualifications, the ideal candidate will have the following characteristics: