Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), a world-renowned scientific research organization on Long Island’s North Shore, is seeking an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Coordinator to provide administrative support to the Laboratory Animal Resources department and the IACUC. This individual will schedule meetings, and facilitate activities of the IACUC, including administration of the protocol review process, semi-annual facility inspection and program review, post-approval monitoring and record keeping. In addition, the IACUC Coordinator will maintain and assist with writing and submitting regulatory reports, manage in-house IACUC software systems, as well as coordinate and facilitate all inter-institutional animal imports and exports.
Additional responsibilities include: - Corresponding with investigators regarding protocol review processes and other IACUC related communications - Organizing meetings and activities associated with IACUC and LAR functions - Maintaining written documentation of all IACUC activities, including official meeting minutes - Scheduling animal facility inspections and semi-annual reviews - Maintaining databases of protocols and tracking animal numbers back to protocols - Notifying investigators when protocols are reaching maximum number of animals - Conducting yearly renewal of protocols - Performing grant-protocol congruency assessments - Preparing and distributing all IACUC correspondence including semi-annual reports to the Institutional Official
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline is required.
Experience: Must have at least three years in laboratory animal research experience.
Knowledge: - Knowledge of laboratory animal technology and federal laws, policies, regulations and procedures governing the care and use of research animals is required. - Knowledge of public health service policy on humane care and use of laboratory animals, and familiarity with the guide for the care and use of laboratory animals is highly desired - Working knowledge of medical/research terminology and of methods and techniques in handling small animals is preferred. - Knowledge of USDA, New York State, AAALAC, “The Guide” and PHS policies and procedures is required.
Skills: - Must have exceptional communication and organizational skills and the ability to work well with others, including faculty and staff. - Must demonstrate written and oral communication skills and the ability to initiate correspondence to investigators and produce accurate records. - Proficiency in PC applications, Windows and Excel is required. - Must be able to work with minimal supervision and pay attention to detail. - Ability to organize effective record keeping utilizing computer software including Word Processing, spreadsheets and database operations is essential. Other: Certified Professional IACUC Administrator (CPIA) certification a plus.
Please apply for this position via the CSHL careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/15935
Position Number: 01387-A
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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Internal Number: 01387
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.