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Washington University in St. Louis invites nominations and applications for the position of Director, Senior IACUC Administrator
This is a career defining opportunity for a professional to take administrative leadership of the IACUC of one of the leading research universities in the U.S. Washington University’s graduate and undergraduate schools are highly ranked and its research profile is among the best in the nation. The School of Medicine is one of the largest recipients of funding for research and training from the National Institutes of Health with more than $531 million supporting faculty research efforts.
The Director, Senior IACUC Administrator is responsible for developing, establishing and maintaining an effective, quality and service-oriented institutional-wide animal research compliance program to assure the humane treatment of and protection of animal subjects participating in research, testing or teaching programs.
In collaboration with the Institutional Official, the IACUC Chair and the Attending Veterinarian, the Director provides services that support efforts of faculty and research team members achieve a culture of ethical conduct of research and compliance. The Director establishes and maintains processes for the effective and timely review and approval of animal protocols that assure the conduct of research is in accordance with federal, state, local laws and regulations, accreditation standards, national best practices and university policies.
Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, the Director oversees a staff responsible for the delivery of effective educational programs, the Post Approval Monitoring program and, in conjunction with the IACUC, assures implementation of policy, procedures and process improvements and training enhancements to continuously improve the program.
Qualified candidates will have a master’s degree or equivalent experience including 3-5 years of experience managing an IACUC program and will hold Professional IACUC Administrator (CPIA) certification or be committed to achieving certification within one year of hire. Experience in accreditation programs with a keen understanding and knowledge of regulatory affairs are essential.
Candidates should submit a professional résumé and a letter of application via the university’s employment website at https://jobs.wustl.edu/. Job # 35457. Questions about the position, or nominations of individuals for consideration, should be directed to Mark Prosperi, Executive Director of Talent Management at email@example.com.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University is counted among the world’s leaders in teaching and research, and draws students and faculty to St. Louis from all 50 states and more than 110 nations. The Uni...versity is highly regarded for its commitment to excellence in learning. Its programs, administration, facilities, resources, and activities combine to further its mission of teaching, research, and service to society. The University has played an integral role in the history and continuing growth of St. Louis and benefits in turn from the wide array of social, cultural, and recreational opportunities offered by the metropolitan area to its more than 2.8 million residents.