Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
This position will report to the IACUC Manager. The IACUC has responsibility for evaluating and granting approvals for all research that involves vertebrate animals at DFCI. Under close direction, the Assistant IACUC Coordinator will assist in screening research protocols, drafting and/or overseeing all correspondence related to committee reviews, and following up on action items from meetings. Interacts with ARF managers, scientific staff and support personnel for the purpose of advising, directing and educating on matters related to vertebrate animal research. Works under close supervision with little latitude for independent judgment.
The IACUC Coordinator is instrumental in support of ACUC operations so as to meet its primary responsibility of protecting the rights and welfare of vertebrate animals used in research.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.