This position is a 12-month non-faculty appointment with primary duties to include oversight and operation of the Laboratory Animal Facility and laboratories in the Biomedical Engineering Building, member of university’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) responsible for preparing all reports requested by OLAW, USDA or other government and public entity concerning animal use and facility operation, and safety officer for Biomedical Engineering laboratories. General facility oversight and maintenance of the Biomedical Engineering building consisting of 10,000 ft2 of research space, half dedicated for animal studies, supporting over 14 faculty. Louisiana Tech University is a comprehensive Tier 1 research university committed to quality in teaching, research, service and economic development.
Specific Duties include:
Coordinate and advise as a member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and serve as a liaison with government and public entities concerning animal use and facility operation. Responsible for preparing all reports requested by OLAW, USDA, and any other government agency or the University, and to forward to the Institutional Officer as defined by these agencies.
Serve as the safety officer and property control for the Biomedical Engineering Building. Develop and ensure appropriate safety training for all authorized users. Conduct period safety inspections of all laboratory facilities in the Biomedical Engineering Building. Collect annual chemical inventory for submission to University Environmental Health and Safety office.
This position reports to the Associate Vice President for Research and Partnerships (Institutional Officer for IACUC) with daily supervision provided by the Academic Director for Biomedical Engineering.
To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to the attention of:
Dr. James Palmer, Associate Dean of Research for College of Engineering and Science, Louisiana Tech University, DAFsearch@latech.edu.
Review of applications will begin April 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.