Research Integrity and Compliance Review Office (RICRO)
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Associate Director plays a key role on establishing and maintaining research integrity and compliance systems, including policies, procedures, and training for the IACUC and IBC; provides leadership to RICRO staff involved with the IACUC and IBC; embraces vision and goals for research integrity aligned with those of the University; communicates vision and goals to staff; develops a highly cohesive research integrity work team; and, enables staff to perform effectively. The Associate Director works in close coordination with the Director, the Office of the Vice President for Research, University Veterinarian, chairs of the bioethics committees, VPR Division Directors, Research Associate Deans and other university units responsible for research integrity. The Associate Director is committed to best-practice standards in research integrity and compliance as a means to promote excellence in the research, teaching, and outreach missions of Colorado State University, and communicates that commitment to an audience of administrators, faculty, staff, and students. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The Associate Director of the Research Integrity & Compliance Review Office (RICRO) provides leadership and coordination for the administration, support, monitoring and assessment of a range of research integrity and compliance functions. These may include: 1) animal care and use (working with the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee, IACUC) and, 2)research involving infectious and biohazardous agents, rDNA and human tissue (working with the Institutional Biosafety Committee, IBC). The Associate Director holds a 0.5 FTE administrative professional (non-tenure track) position that reports to the RICRO Director.
For full consideration, application materials must be received by December 16, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information regarding responsibilities, qualifications, application procedures and salary range, please visit http://ricro.colostate.edu/ under “Open Positions”.
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