Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors

February 2022

NIOSH Docket Number 278

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking nominations for membership on the NIOSH BSC.  The NIOSH BSC consists of 15 experts in fields associated with occupational safety and health, such as occupational medicine, occupational nursing, industrial hygiene, occupational safety, engineering, toxicology, chemistry, safety and health education, ergonomics, epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology, wellness, research translation, and evaluation.

Nominations are being sought for individuals who have the expertise and qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishments of the board’s objectives.  Nominees will be selected based on expertise in the fields of associated with occupational safety and health.  Candidates must be U.S. citizens, and cannot be full-time employees of the U.S. Government.   Members may be invited to serve for up to four-year terms.  Selection of members is based on candidates’ qualifications to contribute to the accomplishment of NIOSH BSC objectives

Federal Register Notice: Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BSC, NIOSH)pdf iconexternal icon

Public Nomination Period

Nominations for membership on the NIOSH BSC must be received no later than April 15, 2022.  Candidates should submit the following items:

  • Current curriculum vitae, including complete contact information (telephone numbers, mailing address, e-mail address)
  • At least one letter of recommendation from person(s) not employed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  (Candidates may submit letter(s) from current HHS employees if they wish, but at least one letter must be submitted by a person not employed by an HHS agency (e.g., CDC, NIH, FDA, etc.).

Nominations may be submitted by the candidate him- or herself, or by the person/organization recommending the candidate. They can be sent by any of the following methods:

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