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The IACUC / IBC Program Coordinator position shares responsibility for the coordination of the operation of the IACUC and IBC programs. Primary coordination responsibilities include representation and assistance with implementation of the program to researchers and sponsors of research. Based on experience and knowledge of the program, the IACUC / IBC Program Coordinator disseminates information about and assists investigators in the preparation of IACUC and IBC applications. The coordinator will also coordinate the preparation of applications for presentation to the IACUC and IBC and will independently determine adequacy of the application.
Duties Include, But Are Not Limited To:
IACUC / IBC Program Activities:
Interact with and provide advice to investigators on protocol preparation and submission
Provide consultation, assistance and dissemination of information regarding the IACUC and IBC review process
Serve as departmental point of contact on matters relating to the IACUC and IBC and as a liaison between the IACUC , IBC , investigators and the Office of Research Compliance
Intake of all IACUC and IBC applications; initial, amendments and renewals
Conduct pre-review of all protocols to ensure overall protocol completeness and to ensure appropriate protocol routing
Route applications to the appropriate reviewers
Prepare meeting agendas and IACUC and IBC member packets
IACUC / IBC Protocol Activities:
Maintain eProtocol forms and applications for IACUC and IBC review
Maintain documentation to assure timely submissions for continuing review
Prepare reminders for training updates and submission of continuing review applications
Coordinate and participate in semi-annual inspections and evaluations of the laboratory animal program
Assist in the orientation and training of new IACUC and IBC members and in the design, implementation and training for eProtocol for IACUC members and investigators
Ensure that all IACUC and IBC members and investigators have completed the required IACUC / IBC training
IACUC / IBC Correspondence Activities:
Draft correspondence that conveys IACUC and IBC deliberations and contingencies for approval of research activities involving the use of laboratory animals, recombinant or synthetic nucleic acids and/or hazardous agents
Close out IACUC and IBC files and/or prepare final reports for closure
Maintain and update all required registrations with regulatory agencies
Provide administrative support to the AVP and Director and assist with program modifications when necessary
Receive IACUC and IBC related correspondence and reply or forward as appropriate
We want talented Research professionals like you to join us in continuing our endeavor in doing good in the world. With Notre Dame’s unique mission, growing research programs, and commitment to our research professionals, we believe there is no better place for you to choose to share your talents than with our University. We hope you join us!
Bachelor’s degree required.
3 to 4 years experience in a research environment required, IACUC and/or IBC interaction preferred. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to work, communicate, and transfer information to a broad audience. Must have the ability to learn and use web-based applications for protocol submission and administration. Must have moderate to excellent skills in the Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of the IACUC / IBC review process and administration of the IACUC / IBC office required. Must be capable of working within established policies and procedures to process and interpret IACUC / IBC issues, identify potential or actual problems, formulate possible solutions and take appropriate actions to resolve the issues/problems. Ability to work with relative independence, communicate issues and progress effectively and receive guidance on complex problems or issues required.
Must possess or be capable of obtaining CPIA certification within two years of employment. Must be able to pass AALAS animal use training courses and internal IBC training requirements.
Additional Salary Information: Salary range is based on classification of role. Actual salary commensurate with experience and background.
Internal Number: S18906
About University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame is a preeminent research university that offers an outstanding undergraduate and graduate education guided by a Catholic mission. It is located in Notre Dame, Ind., adjacent to the city of South Bend and approximately 90 miles east of Chicago.