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NBBTP Fellowship - National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program

Full-time position
Closing Date: July 5, 2017
Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Job #11181
Posted: February 28, 2017

The NBBTP is a partnership between the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS)

and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of

Health. This is a rare opportunity for individuals seeking work in high containment facilities to

receive professional training in biosafety and biocontainment at one of the foremost biomedical

research centers in the world. Additional information regarding the Fellowships and Professional

Development courses is online at; Application packages are due July 5, 2017;

fellowships begin January 9, 2018 at the NIH Bethesda campus.

The NBBTP Fellowship is designed specifically for people interested in careers in high-

containment. This is an intensive two years, immersive experience where Fellows are introduced

to all elements of biosafety. The program includes traditional lectures, reading assignments,

mentoring projects and travel to off-site conferences and training sessions.

Additional Details:


Program Eligibility:
NBBTP Fellowships are available only to U.S. citizens, permanent

residents, or Nationals of the United States who meet all federal regulations and policies

necessary for working with select agents. Fellows must be willing to relocate to the Bethesda, MD

area for two years and be able to travel to participate in multi-week assignments. Additional

eligibility guidelines, including information on English proficiency, are posted online at: guidelines/#ProgramEligibility.

How to Apply:

How to Apply: Interested applicants must complete the Fellowship Application online at Resumes/CV’s are required components of the

application package. However, applicants who submit resumes/CVs without the additional

required application materials will not be considered. All application materials are due by the

close of business on July 5, 2017 including, resume/CV, official transcripts from the university of

highest degree and references forms (

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

Stipend amounts are based on the NIH IRTA scale.

Contact: Jennifer Cole,