Dear MABioN Members, 2018 is an election year for MABioN. I am soliciting volunteers from the membership that are interested in becoming more active in MABioN by serving on the Executive Council and/or as members of standing committees. Current (paid) MABioN members are eligible to serve on any open position. Descriptions of Executive Council positions and standing committees are included below. Please complete and submit the Call to Service form by March 31st, 2018 by clicking here. Elections will be held in April 2018 via electronic ballot. Please feel free to contact Mary Cipriano or any member of the current Executive Council if you have questions about volunteering for any of these roles. Mary Cipriano, Past President
The Biosafety Manager at the National Centers for Animal Health in Ames, Iowa was posted on USAJobs.gov at 12am Tuesday, April 11, 2017 and will be OPEN FOR ONLY 5 WORKING DAYS!
This position is in the Safety and Security unit of the Common Services Division and reports to the Safety and Security Unit Leader. This unit is responsible for providing oversight and technical consultation on all environmental, health, safety, and security issues with the goal of providing and ensuring a safe and healthful environment for employees and visitors of the NCAH, in Ames, Iowa. Areas managed include: occupational health program, biological safety program, safety and industrial hygiene programs, physical security programs, environmental protection programs and the select agent program.
- The incumbent supervises the Biosafety Section by directing, coordinating and overseeing the work for the program;
- Develops, evaluates, and implements comprehensive biosafety, biocontainment, and select agent compliance programs;
- Provides expert veterinary medical and/or microbiological counsel and advice concerning the execution of policies and functions;
- Develops unique strategies to bring programs into compliance;
Interdisciplinary: Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer/Microbiologist (Biosafety Manager)
VETERINARY MEDICAL OFFICER (0701) OR MICROBIOLOGIST (0403)
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required – Control Number: 467213500
OR [Current Federal Employees can apply by both routes]
Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status (& other special hiring authorities) – Control Number: 467237600