Biological Safety Officer - 498421 - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Biological Safety Officer is responsible for providing technical and regulatory oversight related to biological safety.

Additional Department Summary:

This position will work in close collaboration with the Institutional Biosafety Committee, Office for Research Compliance, Office of Environmental Health & Safety, and researchers, this position provides guidance for the safe conduct of biological research, regulatory compliance, and efficient maintenance of the Biosafety Program. The Biological Safety Officer reports to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree or higher and 3 years of safety experience.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

MS degree in microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, industrial hygiene, chemistry, environmental science, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certifications/Licenses: Advanced certification in biosafety, such as Registered Biological Safety Professional (RBP) or Certified Biological Safety Professional (CBSP) preferred. Certification by the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) is preferred. PhD in microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, industrial hygiene, chemistry, environmental science, or related field is preferred. 60 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 49878.36 Midpoint - $ 72321.60

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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