Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security’s National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) will be located within the National Interagency Biodefense Campus (NIBC) at Fort Detrick.
The programs conducted at NBACC will provide knowledge of infectious properties of biological agents, effectiveness of countermeasures, decontamination procedures, and forensics analyses to support policy makers and responders’ development of policies, programs, and technologies.
The National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center expects to employ 120 researchers and support staff.
Visit the NBACC website to view current job openings.
In addition to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Fort Detrick National Interagency Biodefense Campus includes the following agencies:
- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
- The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service and Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research Unit (FDWSRU)
- The U.S. Department of Defense’s U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)