Biosafety Compliance Analyst

Washington, DC
Science and Technology /
Full-Time /
BAI is seeking a Biosafety Compliance Analyst to support a U.S. government agency’s cutting-edge science and technology research and development program.  

Our Analysts assist Federal Program Managers and researchers in complying with applicable biosafety and biosecurity regulatory and policy frameworks, and support our client in representing the agency’s interests in interagency and international technology policy discussions.  As a key member of this team, BAI’s Biosafety Analyst is responsible for facilitating department-wide compliance with applicable biosafety regulations, all federally mandated biological select agents and toxins (BSAT) regulations, and any additional guidelines, policies, and principles.

- In this position, the successful applicant will:
- Review and assess all relevant agency-sponsored research and development activities for biosafety, biosecurity, and BSAT compliance and perception issues.
- Coordinate logistics for senior-level meetings and briefings related the Federal Select Agent Program (FSAP).
- Advocate for the Department’s equities within the U.S. interagency on a variety of biological science, biosafety, biosecurity, and BSAT policy issues.
- Serve as biosafety and biosecurity compliance subject-matter expert for other Compliance Assurance Team colleagues.
- Manage multiple compliance portfolios and related information on all agency-sponsored biological, chemical, and animal care research activities.


    • Must possess and maintain a U.S. government security clearance
    • Master’s degree in Life Sciences, Biosafety, Biodefense, Nonproliferation or related subject area.
    • Specific knowledge of or experience with the biosafety, biosecurity, and BSAT.
    • Strong familiarity with the life sciences (through coursework or past work experience).
    • Extensive experience writing for both technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Strong oral communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications

    • Direct experience working with or supporting government clients, at the federal, state, and/or local levels.
    • Experience working within the U.S. government interagency.
    • Experience engaging with senior government or private sector leadership.
    • Familiarity with homeland security mission areas and the roles of science and technology in building capabilities to support these areas.
BAI, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Celebrating 20 years of successful Business, BAI Inc. has built a strong reputation upon the excellence of our carefully selected employees and the comprehensive, innovative solutions we provide to our government clients. BAI employees are customer-focused, cleared professionals with the education and experience to support a wide spectrum of science and technology, management, analytical, administrative, security, and IT/cybersecurity mission areas. From managing research and education programs in homeland security-related fields to reviewing critical technology acquisition initiatives for compliance with international arms control agreements, our forward-thinking employees are continually positioned to make a positive impact on our country’s safety, security, and resilience, now and in the future.