Biological Safety Officer

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

ID: 7058351 (Ref.No. 3a9fb4bb)
Posted: July 9, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Please send CV and cover letter to Lauren Forst at

As one of the world’s largest and busiest health centers, Cleveland Clinic is committed to delivering high quality programs of patient care, research, and education. As such, the mission of the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) program is to create, promote, and maintain a safe and healthful environment for all individuals working and visiting the Cleveland Clinic. EHS multitalented Caregivers accomplish the mission through Biosafety, Fire Protection, Life Safety, Ergonomics, Hazardous Materials Management, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety, and Construction Safety Asbestos audits and trainings.

Job Summary: 

Cleveland Clinic is seeking a biological safety leader who can be part of a dynamic and rapidly growing organization. The Biological Safety Officer will serve as an expert resource in the development, implementation, management, and improvement of institutional biosafety programs. The Biological Safety Officer will oversee the biosafety program, ensures compliance with applicable rules and requirements, and uses data to develop corrective and preventative practices and procedures related to biosafety.

The Biological Safety Officer will work closely with the Lerner Research Institute, the home to laboratory-based, translational, and clinical research at Cleveland Clinic. Our scientists work closely with Cleveland Clinic physicians to transform groundbreaking discoveries made in the laboratory to the bedside, in order develop new treatments and cures.  Lerner Research Institute researchers are at the forefront of biological discovery with research related to cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, brain and eye diseases, and diseases of inflammation and immune systems. With nearly 1,400 researchers and support personnel in 180 laboratories across 11 departments, the Lerner Research Institute is one of the largest research institutes in the nation, consistently ranking in the top 10 in National Institutes of Health funding, a benchmark of research success.   

As a Biological Safety Officer, your responsibilities will be to:


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Please send CV and cover letter to Lauren Forst at

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.


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