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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 2021-1542
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute is looking for dedicated full time Animal Resources Technician to perform animal husbandry and cage wash duties. Under general supervision of Comparative Medicine Management and/or staff veterinarians, cares for animals and cleans facilities used in experimental and breeding colonies. CMAR Technicians provide daily husbandry of laboratory animals to include (but not limited to) observation of animals, handling and restraint, feeding and watering, changing cages/racks, and sanitizing animal quarters and equipment for multiple species.   Operates and/or use supplies and equipment necessary to perform the husbandry duties. Provides daily record keeping for animals and room environments in accordance with LBRI quality assurance standards and regulations. Will maintain cleanliness of the cage wash area, warehouse, diet kitchen and any animal equipment storage areas. Outstanding Communication skills and the ability to work harmoniously with team members and all professionals is a must.
Category
Scientific Support
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2021-1551
Under general supervision of Comparative Medicine Management and/or staff veterinarians, cares for animals and cleans facilities used in experimental and breeding colonies.  CMAR Technicians provide daily husbandry of laboratory animals to include (but not limited to) observation of animals, handling and restraint, feeding and watering, changing cages/racks, and sanitizing animal quarters and equipment for multiple species.    Operates and/or use supplies and equipment necessary to perform the husbandry duties. Provides daily record keeping for animals and room environments in accordance with LBRI quality assurance standards and regulations. Willmaintain cleanliness of the cage wash area, warehouse, diet kitchen and any animal equipment storage areas. Outstanding Communication skills and the ability to work harmoniously with team members and all professionals is a must.
Category
Scientific Support
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2021-1552
Under general supervision of Comparative Medicine Management and/or staff veterinarians, cares for animals and cleans facilities used in experimental and breeding colonies.  CMAR Technicians provide daily husbandry of laboratory animals to include (but not limited to) observation of animals, handling and restraint, feeding and watering, changing cages/racks, and sanitizing animal quarters and equipment for multiple species.    Operates and/or use supplies and equipment necessary to perform the husbandry duties. Provides daily record keeping for animals and room environments in accordance with LBRI quality assurance standards and regulations. Willmaintain cleanliness of the cage wash area, warehouse, diet kitchen and any animal equipment storage areas. Outstanding Communication skills and the ability to work harmoniously with team members and all professionals is a must.
Category
Scientific Support
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2021-1534
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute is seeking a full-time Application Specialist to become a key member of our IT team. The role will be responsible for Deltek CostPoint administration with Cognos or other comparable BI Report Writing experience to design and produce reports to fulfill business requirements. The Administration includes, but not limited to day-to-day Access / Process Controls and end user support. The candidate will also be involved in supporting new initiatives and other IT related projects and tasks as assigned. This position will interact with Sr. leadership, the finance team and end users to understand business requirements and contribute creative ideas and enhancements to the platform. Will troubleshoot reported issues, gather information, update help-desk tickets, and escalate to vendor support as needed. This position will monitor ticket queue and support Deltek applications related user access requests, changes, and issues for critical as well as non-critical change requests.
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2021-1470
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI), is seeking a full time Associate Site Director/Clinical Research Coordinator to support the execution clinical trials and management of the Site.   The Associate Site Director/Clinical Research Coordinator will work under the supervision of the President/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; prescreening and recruiting potential subject participants for clinical research studies; telephone and reception, maintain required regulatory documents, proficient in computer skills such as data entry, web portals, databases related to clinical research and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned Lovelace Scientific Resources (LSR), a subsidiary of the Lovelace Biomedical Research.  The Associate Site Director must have demonstrated knowledge of the principals and procedures of clinical trials and have knowledge of FDA, ICH, and GCP guidelines/regulations.  Will support the President/Site Director in management of the Site and a wide variety of complex tasks.  
Category
Clinical Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Scientific Resources (LSR)
ID 2021-1514
The Mind Research Network (MRN), a subsidiary of the Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI), is currently seeking a Program Manager to direct and oversee research projects in Dr. Kent Kiehl’s laboratory.   The Program Manager will oversee research activities that support a NIH-funded clinical trial designed to evaluate the neural changes associated with mindfulness and relapse prevention treatment for alcohol use disorder among incarcerated criminal offenders. Will be responsible for: 1) Recruiting and scheduling participants and tracking protocol progress, 2) Conducting protocol assessments, 3) Training other staff and students on 1&2, 4) Working effectively with treatment providers to coordinate treatment and research protocols, 5) Coordinating study protocol and procedures with correctional facility staff, 6) Analyzing data to assure data integrity, quality control and protocol compliance, 7) Preparing IRB and NIH reports, 8) Using statistical software to analyze data quantitatively and qualitatively, 9) Assisting in the preparation of conference presentations, manuscripts, and grant proposals. Parts of the work will be conducted in corrections facilities.    Will also provide oversight for other research projects, including forensic and community studies. Utilizing the organizations’ administrative and operations resources, this position will ensure that the fiscal, staffing, and administrative requirements are met for each project/program. Will also research and identify new funding opportunities.  
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
The Mind Research Network (MRN)
ID 2021-1525
The Clinical Veterinarian is responsible for providing clinical veterinary medical care to a variety of laboratory animal species including diagnosis and treatment of disease, preventive medicine, animal health monitoring, and quarantine monitoring, and completing all other duties and tasks as required or assigned.   The Clinical Veterinarian will also participate in research support covering clinical aspects of the studies, provide guidance on animal model and protocol development, and participate on the IACUC and conduct veterinary reviews. This position also requires participation in a rotating on call schedule for after hours, weekend and holiday coverage. 
Category
Scientific Support
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2021-1507
Under general supervision, the Compliance Document Specialist is responsible for providing a centralized monitoring and support program for institute critical and controlled documents including: Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Institute plans and manuals, work instructions, study-related forms, policies, notebooks and other compliance documents throughout the Institute. Other responsibilities include providing content direction and determination, template development, revision system assistance and training, technical editing and tracking timeline requirements.
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2021-1547
Under general supervision, the Data Analyst will review video captured data, record data on specialized forms and enter data into a computer database file following established techniques and procedures.  This is a PRN or “as needed” position and is not eligible for benefits.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
PRN
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 Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI) 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, LBRI 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 LBRI 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.   LBRI provides state of the art research space along with opportunities for funding and administrative support.   LBRI 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 LBRI’s overall research program.   LBRI’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, LBRI 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 2021-1522
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute is currently seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Custodian / Janitor. The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented, flexible and willing to take on non-routine cleaning and special projects as the need arises. The Janitor will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing offices, meeting rooms, bathrooms, kitchen and public areas. This is fantastic opportunity to earn competitive pay and full-time benefits.    Performs general clean-up of all areas of the building as directed - sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and dusting.  Completes non-routine cleaning according to specified job orders.  Remove garbage and recycling daily and prepare bins for weekly pick-up.  Handle emergency cleaning and upkeep requests. 
Category
Facilities Support
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2021-1464
Under general direction, the Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician 3 will perform a variety of tasks following established techniques and procedures. The Technician will 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 2021-1488
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 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 2021-1469
The Laboratory Technician assists in study execution; collects samples from and administers agents to research animals in accordance with IACUC standards with a large focus on necropsy on multiple species.  Participation in other pathology and study specific related duties (tissue collection, trimming, specimen processing and management, etc.) will be required.     Documents laboratory work to very high, accepted 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.   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.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
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 2021-1521
Under general supervision, the Maintenance Worker II will perform routine and emergency maintenance, repair, modification and install a wide variety of plumbing systems.  Inspects, repairs, installs, modifies and maintains plumbing fixtures in heating; water and drainage systems.  This will also include identifying electrical, plumbing, and safety problems applicable to the installation and take necessary corrective action.  The individual will perform necessary clerical duties associated with job and should able to read blue prints.  Must be available for weekend on-call duties occasionally. Will perform all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
Category
Facilities Support
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
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 2021-1527
Lovelace Biomedical is seeking a board-certified Veterinary Pathologist to join a team of researchers dedicated to the Lovelace mission of advancing and bettering human health.   At Lovelace Biomedical, we support a bevy of exciting advanced research and development initiatives in a hybrid contract -academic environment.  Our core competencies include R&D services for pharmaceutical, chemical, and agricultural industries; pharmacology models and safety assessment; inhalation toxicology; advanced chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear threat and explosive (CBRNE) and combat casualty care countermeasure (drug and vaccine) development; respiratory, cardiovascular and infectious disease research; real-world environmental hazard assessment; intellectual property development; applied imaging-bioinformatic neurocognitive research, and clinical research, etc.  Our funding sources range from small pharma and biotech, to large pharma and industry to NIH, DOD, DOE, BARDA and other governmental agencies.   The Veterinary Pathologist will be part of a team with a larger scientific purpose, and the successful candidate will have the ability to see the big picture of our goals and be driven by the desire to advance our research.  They will also be able to collaborate effectively with internal and external clients, have an inquisitive scientific mind and the desire to learn new and exciting disciplines.   In addition to providing technical guidance and oversight (may include supervision of laboratories and/or staff) to personnel in the necropsy, histology and clinical pathology groups, the Veterinary Pathologist will evaluate, interpret and report on microscopic  changes from a variety of animal models of disease; serve as the principal investigator or study director on a variety of sponsored programs; supervise and oversee the development and evaluation of disease models and safety/efficacy studies; support and develop investigator-initiated sponsored research programs; and perform all other related duties as required or assigned.
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
ID 2020-1418
Postdoctoral Fellow – Forensic Clinical/Cognitive Neuroscience   A forensic clinical/cognitive neuroscience postdoctoral research position is currently available in Dr. Kent Kiehl’s laboratory at The Mind Research Network(open until filled). The position is located in Albuquerque, NM.   This opportunity includes access to the world’s largest multimodal forensic database including structural and functional MRI, genetics, and clinical assessment data on over 3500 offenders.   All candidates should possess a strong interest (and preferably experience) working with incarcerated populations, a strong background in research, and experience coordinating research projects. Duties include working with a research team on several grant funded studies examining the cognitive and neural systems underlying psychopathy, substance abuse, and related illnesses.   Expectations involve analysis of existing data and preparation of manuscripts for dissemination of research (topics flexible), development of new research protocols, and submitting applications for independent grant funding (NRSA fellowships or similar). Qualified hires will also receive training in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data collection and analyses. Other duties include but are not limited to performing clinical assessments in incarcerated populations, literature analyses, setting and implementing timelines for projects, recruiting healthy subjects/patients, and organizing data.  Position will include access to the MRN Mobile Imaging System that is deployed to local and out-of-state prisons. Pay will be commensurate with experience.  
Category
Scientific Research
Location : Location
US-NM-Albuquerque
Type
Full-time
Division
The Mind Research Network (MRN)