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  • Forensic Toxicologist

    • Organization: The San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
    • Location: San Fransisco, California
    • Date Posted: 12/14/2020
    • Deadline/Expiry: 1/4/2021

    Forensic Toxicologist

    • Organization: The San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
    • Location: San Fransisco, California
    • Date Posted: 12/14/2020
    • Deadline/Expiry: 1/4/2021

    Job description

    The San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (SFOCME), an ABFT-Accredited facility, is currently recruiting in Class 2456 Forensic Toxicologist located at the SFOCME’s Forensic Laboratory Division. The Office moved to a $65M state-of-the-art facility in November 2017. The 52,000 sq. ft. facility includes a fully accredited laboratory with approximately $5M invested in new technologies including Sciex QTOF X500R, Sciex 6500+ QTrap and Agilent Triple Quadruple GC MS 7000D. In addition to new instrumentation, software platforms have been acquired and implemented to improve quality assurance and facilitate efficiency for high throughput analyses.

    Position description

    Working in the Forensic Laboratory Division of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner under the supervision of the Forensic Toxicologist Supervisor and the direction of the Chief Forensic Toxicologist/Forensic Laboratory Director, the Forensic Toxicologist is a forensic-trained scientist who performs laboratory procedures following established protocols in the process of ensuring that all forensic specimens are processed and tested in a proficient, reliable and accurate manner. The Forensic Toxicologist utilizes existing or develops new extraction techniques and employs current instrumentation, including GC, GC-MS, GC-MS/MS, LC-MS/MS, and LC-QTOF/MS, to develop, optimize, validate and utilize analytical techniques for the accurate and timely detection and quantification of drugs and poisons in human fluids and tissues in medico-legal cases under the jurisdiction of the Division. The Forensic Toxicologist performs forensic evaluations of evidentiary items including the identification, confirmation and quantitation of poisons, drugs and other chemicals in forensic specimens recovered as evidence during the investigation of medicolegal cases by various law enforcement agencies; processes specimens submitted for medicolegal diagnostic purposes, scientifically examines and evaluates the nature, origin and significance of physical evidence; records findings; interprets data; prepares technical laboratory records and reports of results of tests and examinations; testifies in courtroom proceedings and performs related duties as required. Incumbents are responsible for the accurate interpretation and recording of results from complex forensic laboratory analyses, for ensuring that data generated conforms to the Division’s quality assurance program, conforms to quality control specifications and for maintaining the carefully controlled legal chain of custody requirements. Nature of work involves continuous exposure to health hazards and disagreeable elements.

    Minimum qualifications

    Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a life science or physical science with 16 semester hours in general and organic chemistry courses, a statistics course, and two (2) analytical and/or interpretive courses in forensic toxicology, pharmacology and chemistry; AND Possession of a valid California Driver License; AND Possession of or eligibility for certification by the State of California Department of Public Health as a Title 17 Forensic Alcohol Analyst within five (5) years of hire.

    More information

    For more information and application please visit: www.jobapscloud.com/SF

  • Associate/Full Professor in Forensic Toxicology

    • Organization: Naif Arab University for Security Sciences
    • Location: NAUSS Headquarters in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    • Date Posted: 11/23/2020
    • Deadline/Expiry: Until Filled

    Associate/Full Professor in Forensic Toxicology

    • Organization: Naif Arab University for Security Sciences
    • Location: NAUSS Headquarters in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    • Date Posted: 11/23/2020
    • Deadline/Expiry: Until Filled

    Job description

    Overview

    Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) was established in 1978 as part of an Arab resolution to form the first Arab university specialized in post-graduate studies, research, and training in security sciences. Since then, the University has played a key role as the scientific body of the Arab Interior Ministers Council (AIMC). As a regional organization, the University holds observer member status in many regional and international organizations’ councils, such as UNODC and INTERPOL.

    The vision of NAUSS is to be the premier institution in educating the next generation of Arab experts and leaders in security sciences. To achieve this vision, the University has recently announced its new strategy 2019-2023, where many initiatives have been launched. These initiatives include establishing many centers of excellence in areas such as Cybercrimes and Digital Investigation. Located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the University currently offers post-graduate programs in many areas such as Criminal Justice, Criminology, Counterterrorism, Nuclear Security, and Financial Integrity.

    Position Details

    Position Title: Associate/Full Professor

    College: Criminal Justice

    Department: Forensic Science

    Work Location: NAUSS Headquarters in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Open Until Filled: Yes

     

    Duties: 

    • Undertake teaching tasks and related activities including preparing lectures, assignments, and reports, and grade exams and assignments.
    • Attend the department meetings and participate in different activities serving the department, college, and University committees.
    • Handle students’ academic issues by providing academic consultancy.
    • Tutor students who need extra help.
    • Attend seminars and conduct lectures in their field of specialization regularly.
    • May participate in administrative duties.
    • Lead/participate in research projects.

     

    Education, Experience & Skills

    • PhD Degree from an accredited institution in relevant academic discipline.
    • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a faculty member in a recognized university.
    • A record of research and scholarship including publications in peer-reviewed journals.
    • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching the courses assigned.
    • Ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students.

    Specialization

    • A minimum of two (2) years’ laboratory experience in research and testing of biological samples for the presence of alcohol, drug abuse, and toxins.
    • Expertise in the forensic toxicology techniques such as GC-MS, LC-MS/MS and Quadrapole Time of Flight MS.
    • Expertise in the interpretation of analytical date and forensic data.

     

    Remuneration and Benefits

    NAUSS offers a competitive package, commensurate with rank and experience, including accommodation, 45 days annual vacation, annual round-trip airfare to home country, medical insurance, and end of service benefits.

     

    Application: Kindly submit your application to: https://careers.nauss.edu.sa

    Procedure: For further information on this position, kindly contact the Recruitment Department at: careers@nauss.edu.sa

  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Forensic Chemistry

    • Organization: Naif Arab University for Security Sciences
    • Location: NAUSS headquarters in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    • Date Posted: 11/23/2020
    • Deadline/Expiry: Until Filled

    Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Forensic Chemistry

    • Organization: Naif Arab University for Security Sciences
    • Location: NAUSS headquarters in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    • Date Posted: 11/23/2020
    • Deadline/Expiry: Until Filled

    Job description

    Overview

    Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) was established in 1978 as part of an Arab resolution to form the first Arab university specialized in post-graduate studies, research, and training in security sciences. Since then, the University has played a key role as the scientific body of the Arab Interior Ministers Council (AIMC). As a regional organization, the University holds observer member status in many regional and international organizations’ councils, such as UNODC and INTERPOL. The vision of NAUSS is to be the premier institution in educating the next generation of Arab experts and leaders in security sciences. To achieve this vision, the University has recently announced its new strategy 2019-2023, where many initiatives have been launched. These initiatives include establishing many centers of excellence in areas such as Cybercrimes and Digital Investigation. Located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the University currently offers post- graduate programs in many areas such as Criminal Justice, Criminology, Counterterrorism, Nuclear Security, and Financial Integrity.

     

    Position Details

    Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

    College: Criminal Justice

    Department: Forensic Science

    Work Location: NAUSS headquarters in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Open Until Filled: Yes

     

    Duties

    • Undertake teaching tasks and related activities including preparing lectures, assignments, and reports, and grade exams and assignments.
    • Attend the department meetings and participate in different activities serving the department, college, and University committees.
    • Handle students’ academic issues by providing academic consultancy.
    • Tutor students who need extra help
    • Attend seminars and conduct lectures in their field of specialization regularly.
    • May participate in administrative duties.
    • Lead/participate in research projects.

     

    Education, Experience & Skills

    • PhD Degree from an accredited institution in relevant academic discipline.
    • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a faculty member in a recognized university.
    • A record of research and scholarship including publications in peer-reviewed journals.
    • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching the courses assigned.
    • Ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students.

     

    Specialization

    • Professional expertise in the separation, analysis and interpretation of explosive residues and ignitable liquid residues from fire debris samples.
    • Professional expertise in the forensic chemistry techniques such as Headspace Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (HSGC-MS), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry, Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM).

     

    Remuneration and Benefits

    NAUSS offers a competitive package, commensurate with rank and experience, including accommodation, 45 days annual vacation, annual round-trip airfare to home country, medical insurance, and end of service benefits

     

    Application

    Kindly submit your application to: https://careers.nauss.edu.sa

     

    Procedure

    For further information on this position, kindly contact the Recruitment Department at: careers@nauss.edu.sa

     

     


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