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At Huron, we believe there’s a better way to achieve the type of change that delivers lasting success. It takes a steady focus and genuine collaboration of our teams to support our clients. It takes true partnership, from day one.
Sustainable, enduring change doesn’t just happen. It requires a dedicated partner to produce measurable, impactful results – results that improve performance today, help chart the course for tomorrow and prepare our clients for the challenges of the future.
It’s this passionate commitment to our clients’ success that drives us.
Consulting Associate, Research Enterprise Solutions (IRB) - Flexible Location
Category: Higher Education Consulting
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
Our Research Enterprise Solutions team works with hospitals, universities, cancer centers and research institutions and helps these organizations improve every aspect of research administration performance through transformative change. As part of the Research Services team, you will work with leading physician/scientists, administrators, and other professionals connected to the healthcare, university and life sciences industries on a variety of projects in strategic planning, finance, operations, technology and compliance.
Our legacy is rooted in the industry – bringing an unmatched level of expertise and experience in higher education, healthcare, and academic medicine. Yet we challenge the status quo and empower our clients to think more deeply about the future. From vision to execution, we enable our clients to identify and realize unique opportunities to drive higher levels of performance and impact.
At Huron we provide flexible, scalable and configurable solutions to streamline workflow and relieve administrative burden to free up time for what matters most – the research mission.
An indispensable role… Huron clients approach us with a unique set of challenges. Our capable Associates then lead project work streams utilizing Huron tools and methodologies—as well as innovative analytics and technologies--to implement complex, comprehensive solutions. Skilled relationship builders, our Associates collaborate with client staff and leadership while managing and mentoring junior Huron staff. Everyone works in symphony to achieve a common objective: create and implement viable solutions. Associates gain valuable, hands-on consulting experience…and that translates to career growth.
Begin your career with forward motion... Huron prides itself on being a firm big enough to boast a global footprint…yet not too big to preserve our entrepreneurial spirit. This allows everyone to make an impact and gives you access to a multitude of career paths. We’re dedicated to helping you reach your true potential…so prepare for an exciting career!
How far can you go? Join Huron and find out. Let’s get to work – together.
- U.S. work authorization is required
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
- A minimum of 3 years work experience in research administration, clinical research, healthcare, or compliance, and/or experience in the consulting field
- Willingness and ability to travel every week (Monday-Thursday) on a 60-80% basis annually; work extended hours as necessary
- Experience working in an IRB/HRPP office of a university, hospital, or research institute.
- Certified IRB Professional (CIP)
- Experience in research administration, research strategy/transformation, research operations, and/or regulatory compliance
- Previous consulting experience
At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.
Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.
Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.