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Below are the opportunities currently available at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Lovelace Scientific Resources and Lovelace Scientific & Technical Services.  Please review all of our current openings and apply for positions of interest.

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ID 2020-1279
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute is looking for dedicated full time Animal Resources Technician to perform cage wash duties. The Animal Resources Technician will be responsible for cleaning cages and any equipment associated with the care of animals.  This position will also maintain the cleanliness of the cage wash area, feed warehouse and all animal equipment storage areas.
Category
Scientific Support
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2020-1298
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute is looking for dedicated full time Animal Resources Technician to perform Husbandry duties. The Animal Resources Technician will be responsible for twice a day observations, feeding, watering and cleaning animal caging and enclosures used at LBRI.  
Category
Scientific Support
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2019-1137
Lovelace Scientific Resources (LSR), a subsidiary of the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI), is seeking a PRN/as needed Clinical Research Coordinator to oversee clinical trials. This position is not eligible for benefits.   The Clinical Research Coordinator will work under the supervision of the President and/or the Associate Site Director and will provide medical clinical and administrative support to the Site including, but not limited to: collecting and reviewing subject’s clinical  data; performing clinical tasks such as ECG’s, vital signs, participant interviews and assessment, phlebotomy, and other specialized testing; recruiting for studies , prescreening and recruiting potential subject participants for clinical research studies; word processing, telephone and reception, maintaining required regulatory documents, proficient in computer skills such as data entry, and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
Category
Clinical Research
Location : Location
US-FL-Venice
Type
PRN
Division
Lovelace Scientific Resources (LSR)
ID 2019-1239
Under general supervision, the EH&S Technician will support the institute in the areas of environmental safety and health ensuring compliance with city, state and federal regulations. The EH&S Technician will conduct radiation surveys and conduct radiation training for employees. Performs noise surveys and laboratory safety inspections. Collects, analyzes, ships and packs samples. The ES&H Technician will collect, sort and prepare wastes for disposal. Will be responsible for maintaining equipment for emergencies and will respond to accidents such as spills, fires, and falls.
Category
Scientific Support
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2019-1039
The Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI) is the nation's largest non-profit research institute dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of respiratory diseases.  Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lovelace is committed to the advancement and improvement of public health through a variety of basic, applied and clinical biomedical research.   With an extended community of Faculty, researchers, graduate students and technicians, LRRI is uniquely positioned to provide a broad research resources to Faculty members committed to advancing our mission.   We are currently seeking Faculty members at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full-Professor level to join LRRI and be a part of our collaborative research team.  Applicants should have a demonstrated research expertise and record of accomplishment in Lung Cancer, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Immunology, or Infectious Disease. LRRI provides state of the art research space along with opportunities for funding and administrative support.   LRRI will provide ongoing robust Institutional support to Faculty members to expand research laboratories and programs, and to support Faculty members in establishing well-funded, rigorous and competitive research programs to support LRRI's overall research program.    LRRI's affiliation agreement with the University of New Mexico allows for adjunct faculty appointments, training of graduate students, and fosters collaboration across the Health Sciences Research Programs and the University of New Mexico's NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.  LRRI, with over 120 animal models for respiratory research and breeding facilities for genetically engineered mouse models, provides a rich environment for collaboration and translation of basic research findings to in vivo models.  Our well-established pre-clinical investigational drug safety program allows opportunities to extend work into human clinical trials for respiratory and non-respiratory diseases.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2019-1139
The Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI) is the nation's largest non-profit research institute dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of respiratory diseases.  Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lovelace is committed to the advancement and improvement of public health through a variety of basic, applied and clinical biomedical research.   With an extended community of Faculty, researchers, graduate students and technicians, LRRI is uniquely positioned to provide a broad research resources to Faculty members committed to advancing our mission.   We are currently seeking Faculty members at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full-Professor level to join LRRI and be a part of our collaborative research team.  Applicants should have a demonstrated research expertise and record of accomplishment in any area of Virology relevant to Lung Cancer, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Immunology, Gene Therapy, or Respiratory Tract Infection and disease.   LRRI provides state of the art research space along with opportunities for funding and administrative support.   LRRI will provide robust Institutional support to Faculty members to expand research laboratories and programs, and to support them in establishing well-funded, rigorous and competitive research programs to support LRRI’s overall research program.   LRRI’s affiliation agreement with the University of New Mexico allows for adjunct faculty appointments, training of students in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, and fosters collaboration across the Health Sciences Research Programs and the University of New Mexico’s NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.   With over 120 animal models for respiratory research and breeding facilities for genetically engineered mouse models, LRRI provides a rich environment for collaboration and translation of basic research findings to in vivo models.  Our well-established pre-clinical investigational drug safety program allows opportunities to extend work into human clinical trials for respiratory and non-respiratory diseases.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2019-1157
Under limited direction the Manager of Information Technology will provide general oversight, leadership and support to the Information Technology Solutions department.    The Manager of IT will be responsible for ensuring efficient daily operations of the IT function and will be responsible for Help Desk support services, programming functions, and all other associated daily duties.  Will assist in the development  of departmental policies to ensure consistency and efficiency; evaluate, review and install new technologies and systems; work with IT users to determine technology needs; and perform all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.   Will identify staffing needs and available expertise, provide leadership and mentoring to all department staff, be a part of the recruiting and selection process for departmental positions, and work with the Human Resources Department as needed on performance evaluations, training and development of staff.
Category
Information Technology
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2020-1313
Under general direction, the Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician will perform a variety of tasks following established techniques and procedures. The Technician will provide daily husbandry and observations of research animals; assist in study execution; maintain animal areas, supplies and equipment; collect samples from and administers agents to research animals as IACUC approved studies require.     Documents laboratory work to acceptable standards and maintains laboratory/medical equipment and supplies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols and regulations. The successful candidate will assist in administrative functions of study execution such as labeling collection tubes and transporting supplies to appropriate area, and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Part-Time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2020-1281
Under general direction, the Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician will perform a variety of tasks following established techniques and procedures. provide daily observations of research animals; assist in study execution; maintains animal areas, supplies and equipment; collects samples from and administers agents to research animals as IACUC approved studies require. Works with a variety of animal species and tasks will involve both in-vivo and in-vitro procedures. Documents laboratory work to acceptable standards and maintains laboratory/medical equipment and supplies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols and regulations. The successful candidate will assist in administrative functions of study execution such as labeling collection tubes and transporting supplies to appropriate area.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2020-1295
Under general direction, the Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician III will perform a variety of tasks following established techniques and procedures. The Technician will provide daily husbandry and observation of research animals as well as assist in study execution; collect samples from and administers agents to research animals as IACUC approved studies require. Will exercise judgment in the collection and processing of samples such as blood, serum, plasma, tissue and urine. Works with a variety of animal species and work assignments are relatively complex. tasks will involve both in-vivo and in-vitro procedures. Documents laboratory work to acceptable standards and maintains laboratory/medical equipment and supplies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols and regulations. The successful candidate will assist in administrative functions of study execution such as labeling collection tubes and transporting supplies to appropriate area, quality control review of data, coordinating sample shipment, and acting as shift or study lead. Activities as lead may include scheduling team work assignments and acting as primary point of contact for the study director for a particular shift.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2020-1296
Under general direction, the Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician 4 will perform a variety of routine and non-routine tasks following established techniques and procedures. The Technician will provide daily husbandry and observation of research animals as well as assist in study execution; collect samples from and administers agents to research animals as IACUC approved studies require. Actively participates in the refinement of existing techniques and procedures and development and implementation of new procedures, including authorship of applicable SOPs and coordination of necessary training. Will exercise judgment in the collection and processing of samples such as blood, serum, plasma, tissue and urine. Works with a variety of animal species, possesses unique and sophisticated technical skills and work assignments are complex. Tasks will involve both in-vivo and in-vitro procedures. Documents laboratory work to acceptable standards and maintains laboratory/medical equipment and supplies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols and regulations. The successful candidate will assist in administrative functions of study execution such as labeling collection tubes and transporting supplies to appropriate area, quality control review of data, coordinating sample shipment, and acting as study lead or coordinator. Activities as lead may include scheduling team work assignments, acting as primary point of contact for the study director for a study, and developing forms to capture data points required by the study protocol. Activities as a study coordinator including demonstrating the capability to manage all aspects of the in-life portion of the study and to provide real-time update to the study director.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2020-1265
Under general direction, the Pathology Laboratory Manager  will oversee and coordinate the daily activities of the pathology laboratories in addition to managing scientific support staff. It will include all aspects of laboratory management, including facility and equipment oversight, staff guidance, and training.  Works closely with pathologists and study directors to ensure appropriate pathology related considerations are included within study planning, scheduling and execution.   Under limited supervision and working with a high degree of independence, directly supervises and provides guidance and oversight for technical personnel conducting pathology operations and procedures (may include clinical pathology, necropsy, tissue trimming/grossing, histology), monitors and ensures work quality, performance and professionalism.    Manages all aspects of maintaining laboratory space and instrumentation/equipment.  Includes validation, scheduled and as needed maintenance and repair, follow up and corrective actions, and purchase or improvement recommendations.   Assists pathologists and study directors in organization and coordination of studies and reports.  May generate and/or QC data outputs and figures under the general direction of pathologists using a variety of software (may include Excel, Prism, Provantis, Word, etc.). Corrects or directs correction of errors within datasets, and follows up to ensure completion in a timely fashion.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2020-1314
Under general direction, the Laboratory Technician will perform a variety of tasks in the bioanalytical chemistry group as a part of the Scientific Core laboratories. The work is performed within a highly regulated environment and as such compliance with documentation standards is required.  Individual will complete moderately complex work assignments as well as documenting laboratory work and maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies, and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned. This position is PRN or “as needed” and is not eligible for benefits.    The expectation is that the ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of chemistry and be willing and able to learn on the job from experienced staff.  The bioanalytical chemistry group is a portion of a larger chemistry group and therefore the expectation is that the ideal candidate will be able to be cross train within the broader chemistry groups.   
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
PRN
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2019-1176
Currently recruiting Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN). The Licensed Vocational Nurse is full-time, PRN position.  The LVN may be assigned to other clinic locations within the primary facilities.   DUTIES OF THE LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE (LVN): - Ensure patient care is carried out in accordance with the Standards of Nursing Care and the policies and procedures of the clinic. - Check patients into the clinic and triage using clinic guidelines. - Obtain and document patient and pertinent family history. - Perform a full range of diagnostic support duties which include taking vital signs, collecting specimens, obtaining, recording and tracking results of diagnostic tools. - Assist the physician in a variety of diagnostic examinations such as lumbar punctures, colposcopies and sigmoidoscopies, by preparing, positioning and monitoring patients, and setting out and handling instruments and equipment. - Perform laboratory tests such as checking urine for sugar and stool for blood. Record and report results of test. - Perform a range of treatment procedures that include sterile dressing changes, applying compresses, monitoring IV fluids, inserting catheters and suctions, inserting nasogastric tubes, administering medications, giving enemas, setting up and giving treatment that requires auxiliary equipment such as oxygen and suction. - Prepare patients for tests, examinations, treatments, and/or surgery. Collect specimens such as urine, sputum and stool. Label specimens for laboratory examinations and follow up by using CHCS/AHLTA or calling the laboratory for reports. - Prepare, start, monitor and discontinue intravenous fluids with accuracy and in accordance with established procedures. - Observe, report and document all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments and changes in the patient condition to the registered nurse or physician. - Perform routine nursing care activities such as taking blood pressures, temperatures, baths and hygiene care, passing and removal of trays, changing of linen, and otherwise assist in the care of the physical needs of the patient. - Operate basic equipment required in delivery of patient care such as pumps, IV pumps, oxygen administration apparatus and incentive spirometers. - Execute physician s orders within the guidelines of standard nursing practice. - Maintain records of nursing care, dose and time of medication administered, and indicate if the medication was not administered and the reason. - Administer immunizations in a safe and accurate manner with strict adherence to all Military/Medical and DoD Treatment Facilities and CDC Immunization policies. - Recognize conditions that require isolation. Ensure universal precautions are used in all patient encounters. - Recognize emergency situations and assist with, or institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients such as cardiac arrests. - Handle telephone information requests with courtesy, accuracy and respect for patient confidentiality. - Ensure maintenance and re-supply of pharmaceuticals in the clinic. - Ensure upkeep and perform checks of emergency equipment - Communicate with patients utilizing Secure Messaging to improve communication and facilitate care through non-traditional means.
Category
Clinical Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
PRN
Division
Lovelace Scientific & Technical Services (LSTS)
ID 2019-1118
Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Lovelace Family of Research Companies consists of an interdisciplinary association of scientists and researchers located at universities, national laboratories and research centers that are committed to fundamental research in support of the Institute’s overall mission of improving human health.   We are currently seeking Faculty members at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join the Institute and be a part of a new program emphasizing collaborative neuroscience research across all Lovelace Institutes.    Working collaboratively with researchers from both the Mind Research Network (MRN)—the Institute’s neuroscience research organization dedicated to the discovery and advancement of clinical solutions for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, brain injuries and other brain disorders—and Lovelace Biomedical—the Institute’s contract research organization in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology—our Faculty members work to bring together the extensive facilities of both MRN and Lovelace Biomedical to conduct cutting edge preclinical research and translational research.   Specifically for these Faculty positions, a focus will be placed on truly translational research that involves bench, preclinical and clinical studies, and is ideal for scientists with an interest in researching novel neuroscience approaches across these spectrums.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
The Mind Research Network (MRN)
ID 2019-1218
Under general supervision, the Project Manager II is responsible for managing, reporting and coordinating activities and resources in support of a variety of projects at LRRI.     The Project Manager II will work with Scientists and other business units/leaders in the development of proposals, budgets and estimates for completion as well as establish track and monitor project schedules, deliverables and milestones. Will be responsible for analyzing financials to ensure that project goals are accomplished on time and on budget. Individual will communicate with sponsors, Scientists and Accounting and Finance personnel on project schedules, project and financial status including estimates to complete and deliverables, and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2019-1223
The Proposal Manager is responsible for the day-to-day planning and management of the proposal development process and schedule, ensuring Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute submits compelling, compliant, on-time proposals of varying size and complexity, ranging from short-turn task orders to large, multi-million-dollar bids. Successful performance in this role will result in the acquisition of large state or federal projects and programs.    The Proposal Manager oversees proposal development activities from pre-proposal planning to final production and delivery, including analyzing RFP requirements, creating proposal schedules, building proposal outlines and compliance matrices, planning and leading effective kickoff and review meetings, serving as the main Point of Contact for all proposal activities and communications, as well as writing, editing, formatting, and proofreading of proposal documents prior to submission; and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.    Will manage diverse teams from various prime contractor, subcontractor, and consultant organizations throughout the proposal process.  Working in concert with program managers and business developers from LRRI.    The Proposal Manager will also review and/or help write, edit, or proofread other managers' proposals as needed. 
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2020-1294
Under general supervision the Quality Control Technician/Archivist will perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to the in process and data review of technical and study specific work requiring meticulous detail and understanding of regulatory, sponsor and protocol requirements.   In the primary archivist role, this position is responsible for receipt of study records, specimen (slides, blocks, and wet tissues), samples of known stability, and retention samples of test and control articles, as required. Receipt of non-study specific records (validation/qualification studies, maintenance and equipment records) that are required to be maintained in support of a GLP study. Ensuring the appropriate inventory and submission forms are submitted with the materials to be archived. Assigning a storage location in the various archive areas. Maintaining a database for reference purposes of materials archived including the location, study number, study director, etc., in order to facilitate retrieval. Maintain records and documentation of submission forms and inventories. Retrieving materials from the archives when proper authorization and documentation are submitted according to the SOPs. Escorting QA and external auditors and sponsors into the archives when necessary. General maintenance and ownership of the archive facility.   In the role of quality control technician this position will also be tasked with conducting routine and non-routine tests and analyses, following established techniques and procedures.  
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2020-1312
Under direct supervision the Receiving Asset Management Specialist will be responsible for performing a combination of manual and/or automated shipping, receiving and inventory control duties. This position will receive incoming material and prepare materials for shipment according to shipping practices, procedures, rates, routes and available transportation. Packs and/or unpacks items verifying quantity, weight, and condition in addition to recording materials shipped and received.
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2019-1177
Currently recruiting Registered Nurses (RN). The Registered Nurse (RN) is a full-time PRN position located in various clinics within the facility to include but limited to Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Intensive Care, Obstetrics, Newborn and Neonatal Care, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Ambulatory Care.  The RN works on a regularly assigned, rotational or call back basis to provide continuity of nursing care during evenings, night, weekends and holidays. Responsibilities of the Registered Nurse (RN): - Perform a full range of RN duties, including: triage; patient assessment and monitoring; use of patient monitoring and treatment equipment; appropriate nursing care, procedures, and treatments; execution of physicians orders within the guidelines of standard nursing practice; documentation of patient care and observations; and patient education and emotional support. - Assess each patient and perform triage duties as assigned. - Formulate and carry out a goal directed plan of care which based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes and which is prioritized according to patient needs and available resources including time, personnel, equipment, and supplies. - Evaluate effectiveness of self-care given by all health team members, and contribution of systems, environment, and instrumentation in progressing patient toward outcomes. - Provide treatment and discharge instructions upon patient release. - Perform assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on physiological, psychological, and cognitive status. - Identify patient/significant other learning needs and implement appropriate measures to meet identified needs. - Assist in planning, provide clinical direction and provide instruction to LPNs/LVNs, nursing assistants and ancillary personnel. - Utilize available automated programs and information technology, communication and management tools for proactive patient management, facilitate patient engagement and enhance patient experience. - Communicate with patients utilizing asynchronous Secure Messaging to improve communication and facilitate care through non-traditional means. - Participate in Medical Home Port Team huddles/meetings each day to review scheduled appointments, identify Team requirements (i.E., supplies and equipment and staff support issues related to the day s scheduled appointments) and scheduled patient requirements.
Category
Clinical Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
PRN
Division
Lovelace Scientific & Technical Services (LSTS)