GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the general direction of the Office of the Vice Provost for Biomedical Science Research or designee, the Research Compliance Specialist works closely with the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Department of Animal Medicine. The Research Compliance Specialist is a key position in helping to ensure that research using laboratory animals at UMMS is conducted in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations and institutional policies.
The Compliance Specialist is responsible for conducting post-approval monitoring activities, including the ongoing monitoring and observation of laboratory practices and procedures relative to approved IACUC protocols, with an emphasis on educating and building partnerships with members of the research community.
Position reports directly to Director, IACUC/IBC