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Posted Job Title
Associate Director of Industrial Hygiene and Laboratory Safety
Job Profile Title
Industrial Hygienist C
Job Description Summary
Reporting to the Director of Environmental Health, the Associate Director of Industrial Hygiene and Laboratory Safety will be responsible for the organization and management of a broad range of environmental health and safety programs including laboratory safety, industrial hygiene, occupational safety, ergonomics, hearing conservation, hazard communication, and respiratory protection for University employees.
Responsibilities include: -Management of all industrial hygienist/lab safety specialists and indirect oversight for additional staff performing lab inspections within the department. Â Â -Supervise Penn's Chemical Hygiene Program that is responsible for the safe handling of hazardous chemicals in University research laboratories. -Act on behalf of the Director of Environmental Health when needed. Â -Work closely with Facilities and Real Estate Services, school space directors, faculty and architects in laboratory design and renovation projects to ensure compliance with nationally recognized standards. Â -Assist faculty by writing research safety plans and provide safety documentation as required by NIH, DOE, DOD and other funding sponsors. Â -Develop new research safety protocols for emerging research issues.
A Masterâ™s Degree and over 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Professional certification asa CIH or CSP required.Â PhD preferred.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
$72,837.00 - $138,391.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00017098
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.