Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Manager

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Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Manager
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 33468
Salary: $5,167 - $13,233 monthly

Position Description:
The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Manager reports to the Director, RSAW and is responsible for overseeing the review and approval of over 600 protocol transactions per year from campus researchers to the IBC for research using recombinant/synthetic DNA (r/sDNA), infectious agents, and other regulated biohazards. The IBC Manager oversees the campus-wide program and performs technical review of all protocol submissions to ensure regulatory and ethical compliance with local, state, and federal laws and UC policies; composes in-depth analytical correspondence based on his/her own and member reviews; records and prepares meeting minutes; coordinates with other safety and/or compliance committees (e.g., animal and human subjects); issues approval notices based on conditions imposed by the Committee; collaborates with the Director, RSAW to develop training materials and deliver presentations; drafts IBC policies and procedures; as the campus-wide expert and point of contact for the most complex cases, provides expert consultation to PIs and research staff; and develops and implements training and educational activities for multiple audiences.

Staff who support research safety and animal welfare activities are part of the Office of Research Policy & Compliance (RPC). They support UCLA research in their efforts to enhance the safety of workers and the environment, the physical security of research areas, and the welfare of laboratory animals. RPC staff serve as subject matter experts and provide guidance and administrative support to faculty oversight committees including the Chancellor's Animal Research Committee (ARC), the OVCR Safety Oversight Committee (OSOC), the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), the Chemical & Physical Safety Committee (CPSC), and the Radiation Safety Committees (RSC). They serve the public, by upholding the highest legal and ethical standards of research oversight; the University, by ensuring institutional compliance with federal, state, and local regulations; and the research community, by facilitating thorough and balanced reviews of protocols seeking knowledge that benefits the health and well-being of humans and animals and advances science.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,

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Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 4/29/2033
Work Type: Full Time