The Office of Research Integrity and Compliance in the Research Office is seeking applications for a Senior IACUC Coordinator. This position is responsible for assuring that the University maintains compliance with various federal regulations regarding animal research activities.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Support the effective and efficient operation of the Institutional Animal Care and Use services for WVU, including animal use application review, regulatory reporting, and record-keeping.
Pre-review and advise investigators as needed when completing application submissions.
Schedule and coordinate the IACUC meetings and establish the agenda and minutes for these meetings.
Prepare extensive reports on research laws and issues (as they pertain to animals) to federal agencies, accrediting bodies and university officials.
Participate in Post Approval Monitoring of research activities.
Schedule and plan the semi-annual research facilities inspections program.
Compile and finalize extensive semi-annual reports which are submitted to the Institutional Official.
Develop and coordinate inter-institutional agreements for collaborative research with other universities.
Work closely with the director, attending veterinarian and the IACUC chair in the implementation and maintenance of animal research policies, and the monitoring of compliance by the investigators with the regulations.
Educate and train concerned and affected members of the University community who participate in or have reason to be knowledgeable of animal research policies and procedures.
Research areas of programmatic importance in the area of animal-based studies, develop and implement training for IACUC members, animal users and other related personnel.
Evaluate office efficiency and recommend improvements of office operations to the Director. Assist other ORIC office staff and administrators in their areas of specialization as agreed upon with the Director.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctora...l Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.