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

  • Biological Safety Officer, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington CT (posted 03 Jan 2022)
  • 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)

Biological Safety Officer, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT

posted 24 January 2022

The Biological Safety Officer works under the general direction of the Director of Environmental Health and Safety, and is responsible to promote biosafety programs in compliance with the various published laws, regulatory agencies and standards impacting biological safety in the work place; coordinates the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and actively participates on relevant University committees (such as Animal Care Committee (ACC)), Institutional Review Board (IRB and IBC) and serves as a permanent member as required; consults with principal investigators on biosafety issues and advises on compliance issues; develops and provides training to groups within UCHC such as researchers, CLAC staff, graduate students, users of select agents, etc.; keeps community informed on issues supporting biosafety; serves as a consultant to researchers and advises on issues of assessing and controlling biohazards, design and management of facilities involved in hazardous experimentation, federal permits issues involving shipping and receipt of hazardous biological materials, etc.; reviews and/or oversees the review or writing of safety protocols; conducts health and safety inspections/audits of facilities/labs to evaluate compliance status, prepares written reports on findings and conducts follow-up activities to ensure that deficiencies are corrected; coordinates the registration of UCHC laboratories involving Biological Safety Level (BSL)-2 and BSL-3; designs and coordinates the development and implementation of computer systems to streamline compliance activities for researchers; responds to researchers’ requests for assistance involving indoor air quality, hazardous materials, spills and other issues; serves as the liaison to internal departments and outside agencies; and writes assurance letters to granting institutions; maintains a level of professional knowledge current with new developments in biological safety; performs other related duties as required.

Follow this link to the Health Center’s Career Opportunities page and search “Biosafety” to see the job description and instructions to apply https://jobs.uchc.edu/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.ASP?T=20211213144634&

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.

Link:  https://tufts.taleo.net/careersection/ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=21001774

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: https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/507071/biosafety-program-manager-university-biosafety-officer 

·         Biosafety Specialist II:  https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/507253/biosafety-specialist-ii 

·         Chemical and Process Safety Program Manager: https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/507248/chemical-and-process-safety-program-manager 

·         Laboratory Safety Specialist II:  https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/507252/laboratory-safety-specialist-ii

·         Training Specialist I:  https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/507159/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:

https://www.cambridgema.gov/news/2021/07/cambridgebiosafetycommitteevacancy


Volunteer for Biosafety Committee, City of Cambridge

posted 03 August 2021

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