Rockville firm seeks a competent IACUC Coordinator to perform administrative support duties. The position includes facilitating the approval process & annual review for animal use proposals, data base input of all proposal information, tracking of information for regulatory agencies; preparation of reports within the required deadline, attendance at all IACUC inspections, reviews and meetings with subsequent compilation of minutes and reports; follow up on outcomes from the inspections, reviews and meetings; timely and professional communication with investigators, staff and clients as required; training and assisting staff with the proper drafting of IACUC documents and communications (such as proposals, amendments and reports); participating in relevant continuing education on compliance with laboratory and animal regulations. B.S degree required; CPIA (Certified Professional IACUC Administrator) certification desired; in lieu of these qualifications, 5 years of relevant experience with IACUC administration and an LATg certification (or equivalent); must have experience with Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and Access data base experience. Full-time, full benefits. Submit resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Human Resources Director, BIOQUAL, Inc., 4 Research Ct., #100, Rockville, MD 20850. Equal Employer Opportunity.
Training in the care and procedures commonly required for non-human primates is essential for this position. Responsibilities will include working with non-human primates, examinations, and technical procedures such as collecting and processing of blood and tissue samples; record, maintain, and compile research data, prepare equipment and instruments for specimen collection and surgery; and other duties as assigned. Other requirements include basic Internet and computer skills, record keeping skills up to and including GLP level, and AALAS certification at ALAT level is preferred.
Experience with non -human primates and basic animal husbandry helpful but not essential. Duties include daily care of animals, including cage cleaning, feeding and watering animals, animal room and corridor sanitization. Some weekend and holiday duty is required. Applicants must be able to lift 50lbs.
The qualified candidate will have a B.S. degree or higher in Biology. The desired laboratory skills are aseptic techniques in tissue culture, sample processing, virus stock generation, and serology and viral load assays for influenza and other viruses. The job requires the candidate to work with BSL-2 (i.e., simian immunodeficiency viruses) and BSL-3 agents; including those requiring Select Agent permits. Good communication skills and team-oriented behavior are strongly encouraged. This position requires the candidate to undergo a pre-employment check and a full background investigation.
BIOQUAL offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
- Medical and dental insurance,
- Life and long-term disability insurance,
- Paid sick and vacation leave,
- 401(k) Retirement plan,
- and a Tuition reimbursement program.
Individuals interested in these positions should submit their resume and 3 references to:
Human Resources Director
4 Research Court
Rockville, MD 20850-3220
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