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Job Title: Toxicologist

Location; Columbus, Ohio (Remote Opportunity)

Client:  Healthcare

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 6 Month Contract

Our healthcare client in Columbus, Ohio is looking for a experienced toxicologist to support various government environmental health projects, especially in the areas of ecotoxicology, aquatic, avian, invertebrate, and mammalian toxicology; in vitro and/or in silico methods; the study of potential endocrine disrupting chemicals; and the study of environmental toxins.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in toxicology or equivalent degree in endocrinology/ecology/physiology
  • More than 5 years of professional experience in eco/environmental toxicology, laboratory toxicology, or hazard/tox risk assessment
  • Proven expertise in environmental health and hazards, exposure, and risks of toxic substances
  • Familiarity with principles of systematic literature reviews and data extraction
  • Familiarity with working in accordance with quality control and quality assurance management programs
  • Evidence of strong writing, editing, and oral communication skills
  • Experience writing original scientific reports to client specifications, and reviewing and editing the scientific writing of others as a peer or collaborator
  • Authorship or co-authorship of more than 5 toxicology articles in peer-reviewed literature or equivalent papers, conference presentations, or posters in recognized forums
  • Proven expertise in playing a leading role in a dynamic, collaborative environment while meeting client schedules

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certification as Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Familiarity with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency contracting
  • Experience using Evidence Partners Distiller software for literature reviews
  • Experience using EPA HERO database and EndNote bibliographic software or equivalent
  • Familiarity with U.S. EPA and OECD test guideline studies for toxicology and endocrine disruption
  • Experience in developmental and reproductive toxicology
  • Experience as Study Director or toxicology discipline leader for in vivo or in vitro studies under Good Laboratory Practices regulations
  • Proven experience in successfully leading research projects, setting and achieving goals, working with peers, and meeting budgets
  • Familiarity with concepts and practices in computational toxicology and high-throughput laboratory methods for evaluating chemical hazards and risks
  • Formal training in environmental science, environmental health, epidemiology, physiology, and/or human health effects

Medasource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

JO-2104-110197

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