Program Manager, NEIDL EHS,Research Compliance, Research Safety

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
29 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Program Manager for Research Safety operations at National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the daily operations of the Biocontainment operations personnel and contract services involved in the testing, verification and decontamination of biocontainment systems and equipment that support the BSL-4/ABSL-4 and BSL-3/ABSL-3 containment facilities. The position reports to the Manager of Biocontainment and coordinates the daily work activities in biocontainment and ensure that they are completed in a timely manner. The position is responsible for coordinating the implementation of general and occupational safety, laboratory and research safety, environmental management, emergency preparedness, and others as assigned. The position also maintains the operation of the gamma irradiation facility and the coordination of its use.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S. in a related field and five years of relevant experience, the ability to respond to emergencies on campus during off hours, including weekends and holidays as part of the on-call emergency response team. Should have or be able to obtain the 40-hour OSHA hazardous waste operations and emergency response training. This position requires completion of a pre-placement physical questionnaire and on-site physical and medical surveillance upon hire. Employment is contingent on initial and continued successful background checks as determined by Boston University and applicable external agencies and meeting all applicable elements of Research Occupational Health Programs and Personnel Suitability & Reliability Program (includes initial and random drug screening) throughout the period of employment. Please note: the standards of background checks, etc. may change at any time should there be amendments to applicable laws or policies relevant to Boston University and the NEIDL.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.