We seek qualified and highly motivated individuals to fill challenging positions in our dynamic work environment.

The key to the high quality of services we provide to our clients is the commitment of our staff. We emphasize teamwork and focus on staff training and professional development. Those who join our team become part of a community of dedicated and experienced professionals who are constantly striving to reach the highest personal and professional standards.

For more information regarding employment opportunities at Chesapeake IRB or to submit your resume, please contact our Human Resources Department by emailing: careers@chesapeakeirb.com


The following positions are currently available:

Assistant Client Services Coordinator:

Supports the functions of Client Services Coordinators through the performance of such duties as conducting administrative reviews of IRB submissions, sending out clarifications and determining the adequacy of subsequent responses, answering calls and emails in a professional and courteous manner and serving as a liaison between clients and internal staff. Adheres to internal SOPs and external regulations to ensure compliance. Maintains an understanding of the regulations that govern human subject protection.

Client Services Coordinator I:

Administratively and strategically supports sponsors, contract research organizations (CROs), institutional clients and research sites for delivery of all institutional review board (IRB) services relating to protection of human subjects in research. Client Services Coordinators provide exemplary customer service through verbal and written form while achieving and maintaining strict timelines and quality communications.

These are full-time positions and we will only consider candidates who are able to commit to full-time employment. Candidates must be able to work at Chesapeake IRB’s headquarters located in Columbia, MD. Serious, qualified candidates should forward their resume to careers@chesapeakeirb.com. No phone inquiries will be accepted.


The Company

Based in Columbia, Maryland, and conveniently located between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Chesapeake IRB has been providing independent institutional review board (IRB) services for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, contract research organizations (CROs), universities, academic medical centers and regional and community hospitals since 1993. Chesapeake IRB combines experienced talent with strategic and effective use of technology to provide innovative and unparalleled quality human research oversight and exceptional client service.

With an electronic, cloud-based submission and review platform, Center for IRB Intelligence (CIRBI), Chesapeake IRB has led the field since 2007. Through implementing and refining the platform, Chesapeake has set the standard for IRB review turnaround time and document accessibility.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package, which includes 401(k), health care, flexible medical spending plan, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, paid holidays and paid time off. We are an equal opportunity employer.