Biosafety Officer - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Salary: 120,000-$132,500 Annually
The Biosafety Officer is responsible for supporting the implementation of the University of Southern California’s Biosafety Program by providing hands on support as well as strong leadership for the Biosafety group. This position is under the supervision of the EH&S Deputy Director and will perform duties in Biosafety in a multi-disciplinary Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) environment with strong emphasis on research safety. The primary purpose of this position is to provide biosafety and biohazard expertise to university clients and leads development and implementation of the university’s biosafety programs. Owns the ongoing development and implementation of the university’s biosafety programs. Oversees risk assessments for the use of biohazards and reviews research documents and current scientific literature with respect to the use of biohazards as well as biosafety-related rules, regulations, and guidance documents. Serves as a member of the campus-wide program safety committee and develops training for university, state, and local biosafety policies and programs. Serves as subject matter expert (SME) for personnel and interacts with university research community and safety committees to provide technical assistance or guidance.
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Biosafety Specialist II - Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Salary: $96,000.00 - $112,000.00 Annually
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) seeks a Biosafety Specialist II to join the Biosafety & Biosecurity team which oversees all Stanford University work with biohazardous materials and/or recombinant DNA and synthetic nucleic acids. Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Biosafety & Biosecurity group of EH&S and with limited supervision you will ensure the safe use of campus biological agents, recombinant DNA and biohazards in accordance with Cal OSHA, NIH Guidelines and other applicable regulations. The Biosafety Specialist (BSP) will proactively ensure the minimization of risk related to non-compliance with regulations and policies governing the conduct of biomedical research. This position will provide support to other laboratory safety programs across the university to promote the safety of faculty, staff and students. Working with other members of the Biosafety team you will review Clinical Gene Transfer trials using recombinant nucleic acids or infectious agents in preparation for the Administrative Panel on Biosafety, including communication with the Stanford University IRB as needed.
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Executive Director, EH&S - University of Nevada, Reno, NV
The University of Nevada, Reno is seeking a collaborative Executive Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) to be a driving force in maintaining a safe and healthy campus environment for all. This position reports to the Associate Vice President, Research Administration.
The Executive Director will oversee a wide range of responsibilities from campus lab safety and hazardous waste management to radiation protection and occupational health and safety. This individual will also be responsible for developing and implementing education and training programs that inform and engage the university community, as well as for creating emergency safety protocols and participating in the tabletop emergency exercises. The Executive Director will play a critical role in defining and implementing innovative programs and policies that proactively address campus safety and environmental health concerns.
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Associate Biosafety Officer - University of California Merced, CA
Salary: $80,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually
This position involves serving as the UCM Assistant Biosafety Officer (ABSO). The ABSO supports the UCM Biosafety Program and reports to the UCM BSO and High Containment Laboratory Director (HCLD) position. This position develops, manages, and monitors workplace laboratory safety and regulatory compliance with biosafety, chemical safety, radiation safety, laser safety, and controlled substances operational and managed storage compliance in biological laboratories. This position also monitors and manages environmental and safety programs, including operational work plans, procedures, and UCM and UCOP Policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations and help ensure a safe and hazard-free workplace. Duties and responsibilities may include compliance support work with industrial hygiene, ergonomics, occupational safety, environmental health, pest control, laboratory safety, hazardous materials control, hazardous waste management, emergency services and preparedness, fire safety, radiological safety, environmental protection, including air, water, and soil quality disciplines along with EH&S technical, compliance support for these programs.
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Assistant Director/Biosafety Officer - Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Salary: $175,000.00 - $190,000.00 Annually
Stanford University Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) Research Safety Biosafety & Biosecurity (B&B) seeks a progressive Assistant Director (AD) to lead all aspects of Stanford University’s biological safety programs and serve as the institutional Biosafety Officer (BSO). The role champions the design, development, management, and improvement of B&B programs which apply broadly across Stanford’s research enterprise, including the School of Medicine (SoM). The AD/BSO enables technical, regulatory, and administrative support to Stanford’s institutional biosafety committee, the Administrative Panel on Biosafety (APB), which oversees and approves the use of recombinant DNA and specific biohazardous materials. The role helps ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements. Working closely with the Director of Research Safety, the position sets strategic direction to meet emerging biosafety needs and maintains close and productive relationships with principal investigators (PIs) seeking to remain on the cutting edge of research science; includes oversight of clinical trials and bench-to-bedside therapies. The AD/BSO supervises a team of biosafety specialists who provide protocol review, consultation, and in-field services to the research community.
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EH&S Specialist III - University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA
$2,770.11 - $5,022.99- Budgeted Maximum $3,524.90/biweekly
This position serves as an Environmental Health Specialist for state and local environmental health emergency preparedness programs in a liaison role between the CDPH Center for Environmental Health and local health and environmental health departments. This position works directly with staff in the CDPH Center for Environmental Health and the California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) to develop and deliver environmental health-focused emergency preparedness plans, procedures, and training statewide. The incumbent uses an All-Hazards approach for improving preparedness and response capabilities for CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear) incidents impacting health and safety. The incumbent serves as a resource for CCDEH leading efforts to develop the statewide Emergency Support Function (ESF 8) Public Health and Medical system and related mutual aid plans and processes. The incumbent works independently or under general guidance, to assist state and local agencies develop/update disaster plans, health and safety guidance, prepares/reviews plans and reports related to emergency preparedness programs, conducts outreach, trainings, delivers presentations, and provides other essential support to local environmental health programs, as needed.
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Biosafety Officer - San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
The purpose of this position is to ensure the safe use of campus biological agents, recombinant DNA and biohazards in accordance with CalOSHA, NIH Guidelines and other applicable regulations. This position will also be responsible for chairing the Institutional Biosafety Committee and will review and approve biological use authorizations (BUA) campus wide. This position provides support to other laboratory safety programs across multiple colleges to promote the safety of faculty, staff and students.
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Additional Out-of-State job opportunities may be found on ABSA website: http://www.absa.org/biojobs.html