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Responsible for IACUC-assigned inspections and reporting duties related to the federal regulations for the welfare of animals in research. Ensure compliance with these regulations, guidelines, and policies across campus.
Review animal use protocols for scientific and animal welfare concerns as well as compliance with Federal and IACUC polices. Communicate with researchers regarding protocol revisions and approvals, post-approval compliance issues, and other sensitive issues. Advise and educate faculty, staff, students, regarding Federal and campus polices governing the use of animals in research.
Training or experience equivalent to B.S. in life sciences, certifications as CPIA (Certified Professional IACUC Administrator, CMAR (Certified Manager Animal Resources, ILAM (Institute Lab Animal Managers), LATg (Lab Animal Technologist) or RVT (Registered Veterinary Technician).
Minimum five (5) years experience in animal research or animal science.
Advanced level of understanding of veterinary and scientific terminology and procedures.
Thorough knowledge and ability to apply all relevant Federal, state, and university regulations, policies, and federal guidance documents.
Expert knowledge of complex federal, state, and local regulations, policies and procedures regarding the welfare of animals in research, teaching and training.
Proven proficiency in public speaking, and writing. Skill in speaking and presentation to small and large groups and demonstrated excellent written communications skills for report writing, publication, letters, memos, and electronic mail.
Ability to synthesize information from multiple resources and references in order to understand complex regulations and scientific issues. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated understanding of the need to balance medical and scientific progress with animal welfare.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills - particularly regarding sensitive issues. Skill in communicating with people of diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.
Ability to exercise judgment, tact, and firmness with researchers, staff, the public, and others, on a professional level in specialized fields of knowledge.
~ Job offer is contingent on a satisfactory results of a background check.
~ Must possess a valid California driver's license.
~ Must work in biological, chemical and radioactive hazard areas.
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