Research Compliance Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7104531 (Ref.No. 12137-en_US)
Posted: July 3, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


This position will require experience with and working knowledge of animal research regulations, best practices and accreditation standards. This position involves conducting assessments related to potential non-compliance and reporting that information to the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), working with the Institutional Official and notifying regulatory and accreditation bodies, where appropriate. This position will also conduct post-approval monitoring of approved animal studies and work with investigators to promote a compliant environment for animal research by understanding and applying regulations and institutional policies.

Job Duties

  • Conducts non-compliance assessments, as warranted.
  • Notifies investigators of concerns, schedules and conducts interviews and generates reports for consideration by the IACUC. 
  • Conducts post-approval monitoring.
  • Notifies investigators, schedules and conducts interviews, schedules and conducts procedure observations and reports back to the IACUC.
  • Promotes the research mission by working with investigators and applying institutional specific polices and procedures.
  • Working with the IACUC and forming a professional and trusting relationship with the members while conducting assessments and other work on their behalf, as authorized.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Preferred experience includes regulatory work, animal research work or related laboratory work.
  • Preferred certifications include CPIA, Vet Tech certification or related.
  • Knowledge or experience with an animal research oversight body, such as an IACUC would be helpful. Experience with academic meetings, working with faculty or direct work with animals is a plus.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.