Job Opportunities

Biosafety Division Manager, University of California Los Angeles, CA

Full time
Salary: $6,084 – $11,916 monthly

Under direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor of EH&S, the Biosafety Officer operates independently and exercises professional judgment to design, develop, implement, and maintain multiple comprehensive campus wide programs: Biosafety and Campus Medical Waste. The Biosafety Officer serves as the campus subject matter expert, advising PIs, laboratory personnel and EH&S management on Biosafety issues to ensure compliance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other state and federal entities related to the use, storage and disposal of biological materials in UCLA research and teaching laboratories. Policies, practices and procedures are developed and promulgated in coordination with the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), in cooperation with the Chemical and Physical Safety Committee (CPSC) and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 29784)

Posted 3/19/19


Biosafety Manager, Los Angeles, CA

Full time
Salary: 100,000 to 120,000 annually

A leading research institute in Los Angeles, CA is seeking a Manager of Biosafety Division to oversee the biosafety program, as well as develop new policies and procedures across BSL1, 2,
and 3 laboratories. The Biosafety Manager will be working as part of the broader EHS team and have responsibility for the biological safety program on campus as well as other specialty programs.

Visit the Recruiting Company website for more information and to apply (Ref # CH-11068)

Posted 3/19/19


Assistant Biosafety Officer/High Containment Lab Director, University of California, Riverside, CA

Full time

Under the direction of the Biosafety Officer, the incumbent will serve as the campus Assistant Biosafety Officer (ABSO) and High Containment Lab Director (HCLD). As the ABSO and HCLD, this individual will collaborate with the Biosafety Officer, other Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) staff, campus faculty and staff in the efficient and integrated delivery of biosafety services. The incumbent performs routine and impromptu audits of research laboratories, provides training and applies technical knowledge in all campus-related biological safety issues and ensures safe procedures are properly followed and follows up with management as appropriate. In support of the Biosafety Officer, the incumbent will schedule and conduct independent general laboratory biosafety surveys and inspections to identify and evaluate a wide variety of potential hazards in the work place. The incumbent works with institutional committees including Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Institutional Research & Effectiveness (IRE), and High Containment Laboratory Oversight Group (HCLOG) to ensure the safe use of biohazardous materials in research. The incumbent will support all biosafety issues related to Federal, State and county regulations and guidelines.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 007146)

Posted 3/14/19


Assistant Biosafety Officer, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Full time

The Assistant Biosafety Officer (ABSO) assists the Campus Biosafety Officer (BSO) in developing, implementing and managing a comprehensive Biosafety Program that is designed to support and facilitate research and teaching while protecting people and the environment from the adverse effects of research involving bio-hazardous and recombinant DNA materials (e.g. microbes, prions, toxins, transgenics) etc.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 51675BR)

Posted 3/14/19


CUPA Program Coordinator, San Diego County Hazardous Materials Division, San Diego, CA

Full time
Salary: $76,273.60 – $104,457.60 Annually
Apply by March 10, 2019

Program Coordinators are responsible for providing administrative, analytical, and management support for programs and projects where substantive administrative, policy, and/or technical issues require specialized analysis, recommendation, and implementation.

Visit the County website for more information and to apply (Ref # 19243702HMD)

Posted 2/25/19


Biosafety Officer, University of California Riverside, CA

Full time

Under the direction of the Research Safety Programs Manager, the incumbent will serve as the campus Biosafety Officer (BSO). As the technical leader in the field biosafety, the BSO in collaboration with campus faculty and staff, will manage the efficient and integrated delivery of biosafety services on campus. The BSO will perform complex audits of research laboratories, provide specialized training, act as the subject matter expert on all campus-related biological safety issues and ensure safe procedures are properly followed. The BSO may also represent EH&S to campus management during meetings and conferences. The BSO will schedule and conduct independent general laboratory safety surveys and inspections to identify and evaluate a wide variety of potential hazards in the work place. The BSO will also work with institutional committees such as the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Institutional Research & Effectiveness (IRE), and High-Containment Laboratory Oversight Group (HCLOG) to ensure the safe use of biohazardous materials in research. As the subject matter expert in the field, the BSO will be the point of contact for all biosafety issues related to Federal and State regulations and Campus Polices and Procedures.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 201810295101)

Posted 2/8/19


Safety Specialist 1, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Full time

The Biosafety Specialist will be responsible for providing biosafety services to the USC research community. All components of a large academic institution’s biosafety program are included. Under the supervision of the Biosafety Officer, the Biosafety Specialist will be responsible for research project review, lab inspections, and training lab personnel on two campuses.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # REQ20070081)

Posted 1/28/19


EH&S Specialist 2, University of California, San Diego, CA

Full time
Salary: $53,600.00 – $82,600.00 annually

The incumbent will i) implement a single-function program or multi-specialty programs applicable to a variety of organization infrastructures and departments; ii) use evaluate and correct radiological, chemical, biological, and general safety hazards in facilities where research is conducted, research and teaching laboratories and laboratory support facilities according to industrial hygiene, radiation safety, safety engineering and environmental health principles and practices, as well as government codes and regulations and other legal requirements; iii) perform integrated lab safety surveys to identify chemical, radiation, biological, and general hazards in user’s facilities and use the results of these audits to coordinate lab safety efforts for large geographic areas of campus spanning multiple buildings and department; iv) provide routine laboratory safety training for faculty, staff, and students, in a variety of settings from individual to large group audiences; v) assist in the development of written materials, policies and procedures to support campus laboratory safety program, and contributes to the UCSD Laboratory Safety web page; vi) support other chemical safety and research safety programs including the UCSD Hazard Communication, carcinogen registration, controlled substances, and emergency response; vii) provide advice and consultation on chemical safety to non-lab facilities and assists the Research Assistance Program Manager on special projects; and viii) assist in the development of objectives and goals for the Research Assistance Program These activities affect departments, groups of departments and occasionally campus-wide activities.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 97382)

Posted 1/7/19


Assistant Biosafety Officer/Lab Safety Specialist, University of California, Irvine, CA

Full time
Salary: $59,623.00 – $77,000.00 annually

Incumbent designs, develops, implements, and maintains significant portions of a comprehensive Biosafety program at a major research University.

The incumbent represents biosafety issues to the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and Radiation Safety Committee (RSC) to ensure the safe use and proper review of hazardous materials both in vivo and in vitro. He/She performs routine and impromptu audits of laboratories to ensure safe procedures are properly followed and follows up with management as appropriate.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 2018-1323)

Posted 11/15/18


Research Integrity Analyst, University of California, Riverside, CA

Full time

This position is responsible for providing support and leadership to various research compliance areas covered by the ORI. The Research Integrity Analyst will be the primary contact for several compliance committees [Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Stem Cell Research Oversight (SCRO), Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC)) and provide back up for others (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)]. The Research Integrity Analyst will serve as a resource to faculty, make sure that federal and state laws, as well as UC policy, are applied correctly. The Research Integrity Analyst will steward several committees and work closely with faculty to ensure that research is done ethically. This position also interacts with a variety of campus and system-wide offices to facilitate the management, administration, and conduct of research.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply

Posted 11/14/18


Deputy Biosafety Officer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

Full time
Salary Range: $114,000 – $139,000 annually

In this role, you will provide expert support to internal staff in anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling biosafety, chemical, and physical hazards.  Reporting to EHS Division H&S Research Support Management, you will provide biosafety and related occupational safety and health expertise that helps the Lab provide a safe and healthful workplace for their employees.

Visit the Institute website for more information and to apply

Posted 11/14/18


 

Research Safety Culture Coordinator, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Full time
Salary: $60,000 – $90,000 yearly
Closing date: September 4, 2018

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is seeking applicants for a Research Safety Culture Coordinator to create, develop, lead and direct operations related to research safety culture and sustainability activities across the university, and provide technical guidance to promote the safe and ethical conduct of research, teaching/training and related activities associated with the research enterprise. The Coordinator will be committed to guiding campus units in identifying and managing biological, chemical and radiological hazards to reduce the risk of harm to the campus community and the environment and to ensure a safe environment in which to facilitate research and pursue academic excellence. As a member of the OVPR, the Coordinator would create an effective, world-class culture of safety across the university through coordination and utilization of expertise within units such as Environmental Health Services (EHS), the Research Integrity and Compliance Review Office (RICRO), offices of Training and Development (TOD) and Risk Management and Insurance (RMI), and through partnerships with researchers, unit safety contacts and the campus community. The OVPR supports the safe use of biological, chemical, radiological and other potentially hazardous materials on campus and the Coordinator will enhance the campus community’s understanding of and compliance with required regulations.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 59041)

Posted 8/6/18


Compliance Specialist, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Full time
Salary: $40,000 yearly
Closing date: August 15, 2018

The Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development (OKED) is seeking a full-time Compliance Specialist with the Office of Research Integrity and Assurance. This is an entry level position with excellent growth potential. The position will provide primary customer assistance and support to the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) which oversees research with biohazards. The Compliance Specialist will be responsible for processing new biosafety disclosures, determining the level of review, coordinating and managing the review process, and supporting the disclosure or disclosure oversight/reporting processes to ensure compliance with all applicable university, sponsor, ABOR, state and federal requirements, standards and regulations. In addition, the Compliance Specialist will support other functional compliance areas including, but not limited to: human subject protections, animal care and use, financial conflicts of interest, and responsible conduct in research.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 44193BR)

Posted 8/6/18


Biosafety Specialist 2, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Full time

Reporting to the University’s Biosafety & Biosecurity Manager, the Biosafety Specialist will support the on-going development and implementation of Stanford’s Biosafety & Biosecurity program. He or she will assist in outreach, ensure understanding by researchers in working safely when using infectious agents and recombinant DNA, and assist in general laboratory safety assessments.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 79814)

Posted 7/19/18


Health and Safety Manager, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA

Full time

The office of Safety & Emergency Management at the Stanford School of Medicine seeks a knowledgeable and proven Health and Safety Manager who can perform the most complex technical work in a wide range of environmental, health, and safety disciplines to ensure a safe work environment and to achieve compliance with the university’s environmental, health and safety standards and governmental regulatory requirements. The role will manage EHS programs and advocate for regulatory compliance practices to achieve program excellence and continuous improvement. Success is measured through the integration of program goals into standard work practices in alignment with business goals and values.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 4383)

Posted 5/10/18


Research Integrity Analyst, University of California, Riverside, CA

Full time
Salary: $60,100 – $89,200 annually

This position is responsible for providing support and leadership to various research compliance areas covered by the ORI. The Research Integrity Analyst will be the primary contact for several compliance committees (Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Stem Cell Research Oversight (SCRO), Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC)) and provide back up for others (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) & Institutional Review Board (IRB)). The Research Integrity Analyst will serve as a resource to faculty, make sure that federal and state laws, as well as UC policy, are applied correctly. The Research Integrity Analyst will steward several committees and work closely with faculty to ensure that research is done ethically. This position also interacts with a variety of campus and system-wide offices to facilitate the management, administration and conduct of research.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 4383)

Posted 5/14/18


Health and Safety Manager, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA

Full time

The office of Safety & Emergency Management at the Stanford School of Medicine seeks a knowledgeable and proven Health and Safety Manager who can perform the most complex technical work in a wide range of environmental, health, and safety disciplines to ensure a safe work environment and to achieve compliance with the university’s environmental, health and safety standards and governmental regulatory requirements. The role will manage EHS programs and advocate for regulatory compliance practices to achieve program excellence and continuous improvement. Success is measured through the integration of program goals into standard work practices in alignment with business goals and values.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 4383)

Posted 5/10/18


IBC Coordinator, University of California Los Angeles, CA

Full time
Salary: $4,842 – $9,591 monthly
Application deadline: 5/16/18

The Coordinator is responsible for working collaboratively with the IBC Manager to support IBC operations and provide oversight of compliance with local, state, and federal laws and UC policies. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1) coordination and support of IBC protocol review; 2) preparation and coordination of in-depth analytical materials for committee review; 3) set up and coordination of IBC meetings; and 4) serve as a resource to faculty and research staff with technical questions regarding biosafety.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 27835)

Posted 5/10/18


Radiation Safety Officer, University of California Santa Cruz, CA

Full time
Salary: $80,000 – $95,000/annually

The RSO will manage the campus radiation safety program, providing technical support to the research community. This position will also assume responsibility for the campus laser safety program. Opportunities can be provided for cross-training and mutual support with other EH&S disciplines (e.g., biosafety, chemical safety).

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 1807897)

Posted 4/18/18


Research Administrator – IRB/IACUC, University of Arizona, Glendale, AZ

Full time

The Research Administrator will enhance productivity of the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP) and is a full time position available on Midwestern University’s Glendale, AZ campus.  The position will assist with federal regulation compliance, and will serve as an administrator for the university’s Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC), Radiation Safety, and Biosafety committees. This position will report to the Assistant Director of ORSP and will be expected to work closely with institutional committee chairs.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply.

Posted 3/27/18


Biosafety Officer, University of California, Merced, CA

Salary: $70,000 – $80,000 annually
Full time

This position takes ownership of the biosafety program at the University and serves as the SME for this program and other disciplines related to environmental, health and safety within the EH&S Department programs as assigned by the EH&S Director. This position applies professional knowledge and expertise in one or more specialty areas and may serve as a subject matter expert (SME) for one or more relevant program(s) within EH&S.

This position uses sound judgment in selecting both the means and methods for obtaining desired results in terms of meeting compliance and support obligations. This position provides regulatory interpretation of biosafety obligations for laboratory practices and provides technical support and assistance for all issues involving University biological safety. This position represents EH&S and the University in meetings and conferences concerning environmental health and safety as well as biological safety including but not limited to: academic compliance committees, University campus groups and committees, the University of CA Office of the President (UCOP) groups and committees and meetings or communication with local, state and federal authorities having jurisdiction for biological safety and EH&S disciplines.

This position provides service and support to University academics, facilities, and operational departments for all biological safety matters and will provide timely and accurate interpretation of current laboratory practices and proposed laboratory practices in light of compliance obligations and best management practices exercised in the field of biological safety.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref # 7924).

Posted 1/29/18


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