Job Posting for Biosafety Specialist - Provost Administration (Galveston) at Provost Administration (Galveston) - UTMB Health Careers
Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, or life sciences or related field or equivalent and one year of experience. Must pass the UTMB Department of Justice Level 3 clearance.
Provides professional knowledge and expertise in the operation and support of Biosafety programs in compliance with regulatory agencies, national guidelines and institutional policies.
SPECIFIC JOB RELATED DUTIES:
Provides laboratory biosafety and technical training.
Maintains training records and reports.
Ships category A and category B infectious materials.
Conducts laboratory safety audits.
Supports the containment laboratories procedures and processes.
Responds to biosafety emergencies and complaints.
Reviews Notification of Use (NOU’s) in preparation for submission to the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).
Interacts with the research community to ensure compliance with regulations and policies.
Interacts with other Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) program areas in support of biosafety.
Requires moderate supervision to achieve desired outcome.
Establishes appropriate work procedures to ensure compliance with regulations and UTMB policies.
Supports committees by correctly interpreting University policies and other regulatory agency policies and procedures.
Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.
Commensurate with experience.
Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology or life sciences and 3 years of related experience.
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