The University of Michigan is currently seeking qualified applicants for an entry level EHS Safety Specialist (Research Health & Safety). This is a professional health and safety position focused on biological safety services with the additional responsibility for research laboratory safety. The primary responsibility of this position will be to identify potential hazards, inspect facilities working with biological and chemical agents for health and safety concerns, and facilitate corrective actions and/or provide recommendations. mich.edu/job_detail/178715/ehs_rep_i_research_health_safety
Kansas State University has a job opening for an IACUC Coordinator in the University Research Compliance Office.
The IACUC Program Coordinator oversees the IACUC review process, and has oversight of administrative functions of the IACUC committee. This position is responsible for assuring that the University maintains compliance with various federal regulations regarding animal research activities.
- Protocol Review: conduct initial administrative and technical review of all IACUC protocol submissions. This includes conducting pre and designated reviews, and reviewing protocols for completeness and accuracy. Additional duties include consulting with Principal Investigators and research staff on protocol submissions.
- Administrative Oversight of IACUC Committees: organize meetings, serve as recorder for IACUC, draft meeting minutes in a timely manner, serve as a member of the IACUC committee, provide training, and keep up to date on policy and regulatory changes that could affect the IACUC committee.
- Coordinate Inspections and Program Reviews: schedule and plan IACUC semi-annual inspections and program reviews. Work closely with the Associate VP for Research, Attending Veterinarian, and the IACUC Chair and committee members for Post Approval Monitoring of IACUC approved activities.
- Report Preparation: Prepare extensive reports to federal agencies, accrediting bodies and university officials, to include:
- Annual report to OLAW
- USDA Annual Animal Usage Report
- Annual Report to AAALAC
- IACUC Semi Annual Report to IO
- Requires a bachelor’s degree and one to three years of relevant experience.
- Masters of Science degree in Microbiology, Virology, Animal Science, or other similar degrees.
- Certification in research animal technical or professional training, certified professional IACUC administrator (CPIA).
- Experience in developing and leading research related training.
- Proven communication and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated experience in regulatory environment covered by entities such as: NIH, USDA, AAALAC, OLAW, etc.
- Ability to work independently, identify and set priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
- Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
How to apply:
Please submit the following documents:
- Letter of Interest
- Resume or CV
- Three professional references
$43,278 – $55,000 or $20.81 – $26.44 hourly
Screen of applicants begins immediately. For best consideration, apply by March 16, 2018.