Job Postings

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List of current job postings (scroll down to view details)

  • EHS Specialist, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA (posted 23 September 2021)
  • Biosafety Officer, Tufts University, Boston, MA ( posted 10 September 2021)
  • Biosafety and EHS Positions, Northeastern University, Boston MA (posted 03 August 2021)
  • Volunteer for Biosafety Committee, City of Cambridge, Cambridge MA (posted 03 August 2021)
  • Senior Biosafety Specialist, Janssen Research & Development, Spring House Pennsylvania (posted 24 June 2021)
  • Biosafety Officer, Harvard University, Cambridge and Allston MA (posted April 22 2021)

EHS Specialist, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA 

posted 23 September 2021

The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist will provide technical, program development, and implementation support in areas of hazardous waste management, emergency action planning, OSHA compliance, and other EHS-related disciplines related to research labs and office.  

Visit the Broad jobs page to view the full position description and apply.

Biosafety Officer, Tufts University 

posted 10 September 2021

The Biosafety Officer will report to the Director of Laboratory Safety within the OVPR. The Biosafety Officer will provide technical and regulatory expertise to the academic and clinical biosafety programs at Tufts University (Tufts) and Tufts Medical Center (Tufts MC). The core functions of this position will be to perform risk assessment and regulatory assessment of all research, teaching and training activities involving biohazardous materials registered with the Institutional Biosafety Committee and to assist the scientific community at Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center in properly registering the work with the IBC. Other duties will include partnering with the other regulatory and support offices at Tufts University for oversight of biohazardous materials, as well as interacting with the scientific community at Tufts and Tuft MC in a support capacity.


Biosafety and EHS Positions, Northeastern University, Boston MA

posted 03 August 2021

Northeastern University has five new positions open within the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, including 2 openings in the Biosafety Program. Please use the following links to view the job descriptions and apply for the positions.

·         Biosafety Program Manager & University Biosafety Officer: 

·         Biosafety Specialist II: 

·         Chemical and Process Safety Program Manager: 

·         Laboratory Safety Specialist II:

·         Training Specialist I: -

Volunteer for Biosafety Committee, City of Cambridge

posted 03 August 2021

Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking Cambridge residents to fill two vacancies on the Cambridge  Biosafety Committee (CBC).

Biosafety Committee members are volunteers appointed by the City Manager for a 5-year term to work with the Cambridge

Public Health Department staff as designated by the Cambridge Public Health Commissioner in oversight, enforcement

and permit issuance under the Recombinant DNA Technology Ordinance (Chapter 8.20, 1981, 1993) and the Cambridge

Laboratory Biosafety Regulation (2009).

For more information on the volunteer opportunity, please click the following link:

Volunteer for Biosafety Committee, City of Cambridge

posted 03 August 2021

Senior Biosafety Specialist, Janssen Research & Development

posted 24 June 2021

Under the direction of the Principal Biological Safety Special, the Senior Biological Safety Specialist is responsible for planning and executing projects and programs designed to ensure the achievement of the company’s goals relative to Environmental Health and Safety outcomes. This role will support new and exciting pharmaceutical and biotechnology R&D. They will be involved with developing, implementing, and maintaining all components of the program necessary to remain in compliance with federal, state, and local EHS&S regulations, as well as Johnson & Johnson EHS Standards. There is a strong focus on risk assessments within the R&D laboratories and support operations. For more details, click the link below:

Janssen_JnJ BSO job posting.docx

Biosafety Officer, Harvard University, Cambridge and Allston MA

posted 22 April 2021

The Biosafety Officer is responsible for supporting the implementation of the Harvard University Biosafety and Laboratory Safety Programs at the Cambridge and Allston campuses in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts. This position is under the supervision of the Director of Laboratory Safety & Biosafety and will perform duties in Biosafety and Laboratory Safety in a multi-disciplinary Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) environment with strong emphasis on research laboratory safety (biological and chemical safety, occupational safety & health, industrial hygiene and radiation protection). The primary purpose of this position is to provide services directly to the clients through field consultations, technical assistance, inspections, training, protocol review, data collection and analysis. This position also provides emergency response support on a team rotation basis. As a member of the EH&S team, this person works together with the Laboratory Safety staff to assist with the development of university-wide biosafety and lab safety programs.  Interested candidates can find more information and apply at:

New England Biological Safety Association

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