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The Protocol Specialist and Post Approval Monitor position is in the Research Integrity and Compliance Review Office (RICRO) and reports to the Director of RICRO. The role of the Protocol Specialist is to proactively prevent animal care and use noncompliance issues by reviewing protocols and making recommendations.
It is also the responsibility of the Protocol Specialist to investigate and research noncompliance or adverse events and present information and other relevant data to the IACUC for resolution, prevention and education. This position is bringing both sides of the protocol—pre and post—together and creating a more consistent and cohesive research protocol.
The Protocol Specialist may also serve as a secondary administrator for any of the regulatory committees as needed, and will work closely with the Attending Veterinarian and/or delegates. The position entails organizing and balancing multiple and competing priorities; managing communication with committee members and researchers; a high degree of efficiency and accuracy; a commitment to confidentiality; skillful navigation of difficult or complex situations and the ability to work closely with others in a dynamic environment.
Colorado State University has Principles of Community to support the mission and vision of access, research, teaching, service and engagement. A collaborative and vibrant community is a foundation for learning, critical inquiry, and discovery. Therefore, each member of the CSU community has a responsibility to uphold these principles when engaging with one another and acting on behalf of the University. Please read more here: https://oeo.colostate.edu/colorado-state-university-principles-of-community/
• A bachelor’s degree in life sciences (biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, animal sciences, anatomy/zoology, as relevant examples) • At least 2 years of experience in conducting biomedical research using animal models • At least 2 years of experience in regulatory compliance, research administration or laboratory management • Experience with an online compliance protocol system, or similar database systems. • Proficiency with computer software packages (Microsoft Office Suite) including word processing and databases. • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.
Internal Number: 201900660AP
About Colorado State University
Colorado State University has a long-standing reputation for ethical conduct of research in all areas and takes pride in the quality and quantity of research performed on its campuses. The Research Integrity & Compliance Review Office (RICRO) provides assistance to researchers, staff, and the faculty oversight committees in maintaining an ethical environment for activities in the following research and teaching areas.