The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is located 12 miles west of the OHSU main campus, and sits on 162 acres of land featuring forested areas, research and administration buildings, indoor and outdoor animal housing, a pond, and 2-mile perimeter walking path. Our mission is to improve human health and the quality of life through the support of nonhuman primate research programs that advance our knowledge of the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of debilitating diseases.
This position is part of the management team, requiring knowledge of international, federal, state and local rules, regulations, and guidelines. A doctorate degree or doctorate of veterinary medicine degree and the ability to understand a wide variety of research protocols in sufficient detail to provide oversight/training of staff is required. This position will conduct surgeries/procedures and write detailed descriptions/records in support of the project to the principal investigator. The incumbent has a diverse range of responsibilities, which includes the following: Support the Head of the IDR with developing and coordinating nonhuman primate (NHP) infectious disease study plans; formulating budgets for NHP studies; and preparing and maintaining Institutional Animal Care and Use and Institutional Biosafety protocols for NHP studies. Additionally, the staff scientist will prepare Animal Resources and Research Support (ARRS) Animal Planning and Animal Assignment forms; coordinate/support NHP research protocols hosted by the Infectious Disease Resource (IDR); supervise technical staff; provide training for IDR technical staff; and provide technical expertise for surgical procedures and necropsies as appropriate for the individuals’ training.
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