GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) is a distinguished research institution engaged in biomedical research with health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research and health care delivery. Research using vertebrate animals represents a major part of our research portfolio and the IACUC Regulatory Coordinator plays a critical role in supporting the important work performed at UMMS.
Under the direction of the IACUC Director or designee, the Regulatory Coordinator is responsible for reviewing, assessing, and triaging all incoming regulatory documents pertaining to the care and use of animals in research, training or testing, according to the federal and state regulations, as well as institutional policies and procedures. In addition, the Regulatory Coordinator is responsible for facilitating timely communication with investigators and coordinating training with the research community.