Children's Hospital Boston Sr. Biosafety Program Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts

Title Sr. Biosafety Program Coordinator

Department Research-Research Administration

Job Posting Description At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join us and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The Sr. Biosafety Program Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Providing administrative, scientific knowledge and direction to the Boston Children’s Hospital Boston’s Institutional Biosafety Committee.

  • Collaborating with Research Administration to develop the IT IBC platform.

  • Performing the day to day operations of the IBC such as reviewing biosafety protocols, maintaining records and monitoring biosafety activity within the institution. This position will also provide general research compliance support and oversight of laboratory research.

  • Supporting the strategic vision and direction for the Research Laboratory community, and ensuring consistent application and compliance of the Boston’s Children’s Hospital Policies and Standards throughout the research community.

  • Consulting with investigators and staff to improve and assure compliance standards with local, state and federal laws and regulations.

  • Developing, driving and sustaining a strong, global safety culture.

  • Overseeing all biological activity within the institution in compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

  • Working with the research community to develop good laboratory practices and operational standards.

  • Managing the Biosafety level 3 Core Laboratory.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Science in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Occupational and Environmental Hygiene or a closely related field.

  • Two to three years of post‑degree course work in Biosafety, Laboratory Safety or Occupational and Environmental Hygiene or other closely related fields, desirable.

  • Five to seven years of experience analyzing and conducting risk assessments in biosafety and general safety issues demonstrating progressive responsibility with strong technical and operational knowledge.

  • The understanding of the latest technical issues with molecular, microbiology, virology and mycology issues.

  • Industrial Hygiene knowledge, desirable.

  • Knowledge and training in good laboratory practices (GMP/GLP), desirable

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.


Status Full Time

Shift Day

Schedule (i.e. Mon. - Fri.) Mon. - Fri.

Standard Hours per Week 40

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