This position will work primarily within and across the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). This position serves as a liaison and subject matter expert between the IACUC, IBC, and other integrity programs as needed, to assure smooth and coordinated review processes for protocols involving animal subjects, recombinant DNA, and/or other hazardous agents. Work with leadership of both committees to continually monitor and provide input to enhance the coordinated review processes.
The IACUC program oversees/manages animal subjects research protocols and documents from the OHSU research community and provides detailed analysis, assistance, and education regarding projects using animals for teaching or research. The IACUC program provides professional staff to assist and support OHSU's IACUC in its responsibility to oversee ethical and regulatory issues related to submitted protocols, the animal care and use program, and the OHSU research community.
The IBC oversees/manages the conduct of research with recombinant DNA (rDNA), synthetic nucleic acids, and infectious agents or biologically derived toxins. The IBC program provides professional staff to assist and support OHSU\u2019s IBC in its responsibility to oversee the safety of research procedures and regulatory issues related to submitted protocols.
Projects and/or responsibilities in other integrity program areas may also be assigned.
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