Position Description: The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Coordinator is responsible for working collaboratively with the IBC Manager to support IBC operations and provide oversight of compliance with local, state, and federal laws and UC policies. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1) coordination and support of IBC protocol review, including submission intake, review of applications based on independent knowledge of IBC technical and clinical requirements to ensure regulatory compliance with local, state, and federal laws and UC policies; 2) preparation and coordination of in-depth analytical materials for faculty led committee review; 3) set up and coordination of IBC meetings, to include preparing meeting agendas, taking notes during meetings, and completing resulting action items; and 4) in consultation with the IBC Manager, serve as a resource to faculty and research staff with technical questions regarding biosafety including: recombinant/synthetic nucleic acid molecules (as covered by the NIH Guidelines), infectious agents that can cause disease in healthy humans and/or significant environmental or agricultural impacts (as covered by the BMBL), Select Agents and Select Toxins (as covered by the CDC DSAT regulations), human and nonhuman primate materials (as covered by the Cal/OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard), and genetically-modified animals and whole plants (as covered by the NIH Guidelines). Additionally, the IBC Coordinator may provide back-up administrative support to the Chemical & Physical Safety Committee (CPSC) and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research Safety Oversight Committee (OSOC). The Research Safety & Animal Welfare Administration (RSAWA) is part of the Office of Research Administration (ORA) and supports UCLA research programs in their efforts to enhance and further improve the safety of workers and the environment, the physical security of research areas, and the welfare of laboratory animals. In partnership with the research community, the RSAWA team provides professional guidance and administrative support to the following 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). RSAWA serves 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 designed to better mankind and improve the understanding of science.
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, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.