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Company: Guidehouse
Location: Durham
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family:Scientist (Digital)Travel Required:NoneClearance Required:Ability to Obtain Public TrustWhat You Will Do: We are currently searching for a Toxicologist. This position is to provide toxicological support for literature-based cancer hazard evaluations for possible listing in the Report on Carcinogens. The incumbent should have experience/expertise in toxicology, cancer biology and mechanisms, environmental health science, and systematic review. This is a full time (30 hours per week), on-site opportunity in Durham, NC.

  • Work with staff to confirm assay results and evaluate new techniques and instruments; search literature; propose, design and test alternative assays for difficult screening targets; confirm assay results; develop secondary assays.
  • Submit and gain approval of laboratory animal study protocols.
  • Provide advice and assistance to users in designing experiments, using instrumentation, data acquisition and analysis, and preparing figures for publication.
  • Work with staff on the interpretation of experiments performed by research scientists.
  • Serves as co-lead of literature cancer evaluation teams for at least one project.
  • Advance the science through proposing and investigating new target projects for initiation based on novelty and relevance to human health.
  • Write technical reports and prepare manuscripts.
  • Oversee project data quality; analyze and interpret project data.
  • Conduct systematic review of cancer animal and mechanistic studies, including evaluating study quality and evidence integration.
  • Presents research at national scientific meetings and symposia.
  • Prepare oral presentations and posters for internal and external groups/conferences.
  • Co-author manuscripts on research projects; publish in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Review, edit, and, as needed, write first drafts of papers, posters and manuscripts.
  • Present results of clinical and experimental research at recognized scientific meetings by lectures and exhibits (poster sessions).
  • Search existing literature for new and/or relevant techniques.
  • Produce research reports and regularly communicate results to staff and collaborators.
  • Prepare information for and attend advisory, review committee and panel meetings; respond to issues and concerns
  • about specific applications/proposal pertaining to assigned program area.
  • Provide scientific and technical expertise to all visiting fellows, post-docs, and technicians.
  • What You Will Need:
    • At least five (5) years of experience
    • DABT Certification (Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology credential)
    • Master's DegreeWhat Would Be Nice To Have:
      • Systematic review
      • Knowledge of computational biology is preferred.
      • Toxicology
      • Cancer biology/carcinogenesis
      • Computational biology/read across
      • Animal cancer studies
      • Manuscript writing
      • Data Presentation
      • PowerPoint
      • Outlook
      • Excel
      • WordWhat We Offer:Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:
        • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
        • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
        • Parental Leave
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan
        • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance
        • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
        • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits
        • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
        • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities
        • Employee Referral Program
        • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
        • annual membership
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)
        • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonusAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Durham , Toxicologist, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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