Employment

The Biosecurity Research Institute is one of the most innovative and unique employers in our area. Joining our team means working alongside motivated, experienced staff to facilitate some of the most cutting-edge research, training and education related to the health and safety of plants, animals, and food.

We value teamwork, diversity, and personal growth; these values form a solid foundation for our organizational goals of promoting safe, inventive research to benefit our region, our nation, and our world. Our team takes pride in supporting the important research activities conducted at our facility. We seek high achievers from all different backgrounds; please check back often as our hiring needs change.

Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. 

NOTICE:  New non-student employees and rehired non-student employees are subject to a State of Kansas Tax Clearance check. Find out more about tax clearance.

NOTICE: A Criminal Background Check will be required for all candidates selected for hire.

 

Biosafety Specialist

The Biosecurity Research Institute is recruiting for a biosafety specialist.  The position will assist in developing and coordinating programs involving select agents, laboratory safety surveys, chemical and biohazardous materials inventories, autoclave validation testing, blood-borne pathogen exposure control, hazardous waste disposal, hazardous materials shipping, importation and interstate transport of regulated biological materials, medical surveillance and developing and conducting health and safety training.  Read more.

 

Facility Security Officer

Kansas State University seeks a Facility Security Officer for the Biosecurity Research Institute, a BSL3 research facility. The position includes providing safety, security and fire protection that will safeguard persons or property for the State of Kansas. Incumbent will use computer controlled security/access control system(s) for computer controlled doors, to clear alarms and log security actions, and to issue photo ID/access cards. Manipulates 50 plus camera CCTV System to monitor security, safety and health of workers. Provides assistance in crowd control, traffic control and building/grounds security. High School Degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Experience in the use of CCTV systems, security guard and patrolling.  Read more.