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  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Forensic Toxicology

    • Organization: Naif Arab University for Security Sciences
    • Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • Date Posted: 2/27/2022
    • Deadline/Expiry: Until filled

    Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Forensic Toxicology

    • Organization: Naif Arab University for Security Sciences
    • Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • Date Posted: 2/27/2022
    • Deadline/Expiry: Until filled

    Job description

    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 & Digital Investigation and Forensic Sciences. Located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the University currently offers post-graduate programs in many areas such as Forensic Sciences, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Counterterrorism, Nuclear Security, and Financial Integrity.

    Duties

    • Undertake teaching tasks and related activities including preparing lectures, assignments, and reports, and grade exams and assignments.
    • Lead/participate in research projects.

    Education, Experience & Skills

    • PhD Degree from an accredited institution in relevant academic discipline.
    • Significant experience as a faculty member in a recognized university.
    • Significant laboratory experience in research and testing of biological samples for the presence of alcohol, drug abuse, and toxins.
    • Expertise in the interpretation of analytical and forensic data.
    •  A substantive 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 advice, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students.

    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 Procedure

    Kindly submit your application to the Head of Forensic Science Department at: kmasoud@nauss.edu.sa

  • Forensic Toxicology Postdoctoral Fellow

    • Organization: Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office
    • Location: Cleveland, OH, USA
    • Date Posted: 2/10/2022
    • Deadline/Expiry:

    Forensic Toxicology Postdoctoral Fellow

    • Organization: Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office
    • Location: Cleveland, OH, USA
    • Date Posted: 2/10/2022
    • Deadline/Expiry:

    Job description

    The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office and Regional Forensic Science Laboratory has a long-established fellowship program which provides advanced training in forensic toxicology. The program is ideally structured to meet the needs of postdoctoral candidates for intensive research, method development, validation and technical hands-on practices in the field.

    REQUIREMENTS: Doctoral degree in physical science - toxicology, chemistry or biology from an accredited college or university.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: The goal of this program is to create research and methodology development opportunities beyond the scope of an educational setting, by performing duties under the tutelage and supervision of experienced forensic toxicology experts. Ideally, after completing the fellowship, the candidate will be prepared to assume advanced responsibilities in a forensic laboratory setting with little to no further training.

    1. Develop a personal program of self-study and professional growth with guidance from the Program Director and scientific and medical staff.
    2. Participate in safe, accurate and efficient forensic toxicological testing under supervision, commensurate with their level of advancement and responsibility.
    3. Participate fully in the educational activities of the program and, as required, assume responsibility for teaching and supervising other fellows, residents and students.
    4. Participate in institutional programs and activities involving the scientific and medical staff.
    5. Participate in institutional committees and councils, especially those that relate to forensic toxicology activities.
    6. Timely and accurately complete toxicology reports.
    7. Mentoring of junior scientists and interns.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit your resume and cover letter to Dr. Luigino Apollonio at lapollonio@cuyahogacounty.us or Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office and Regional Forensic Science Laboratory, 11001 Cedar Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106. Phone: (216) 698-1178 [Toxicology].

  • Toxicology Laboratory Manager

    • Organization: County of San Diego – Medical Examiner’s Office
    • Location: San Diego, California
    • Date Posted: 2/3/2022
    • Deadline/Expiry:

    Toxicology Laboratory Manager

    • Organization: County of San Diego – Medical Examiner’s Office
    • Location: San Diego, California
    • Date Posted: 2/3/2022
    • Deadline/Expiry:

    Job description

    The County of San Diego Medical Examiner is seeking online applications and résumés from qualified individuals for Forensic Toxicology Laboratory Manager.   The Toxicologist Laboratory Manager position is a key leadership role in the Medical Examiner’s Office, reporting directly to the Chief Medical Examiner. The Toxicology Lab Manager provides administrative and technical oversite of the Medical Examiner's toxicology testing services.  As the Toxicology Laboratory Manager, you will have overall responsibility for:

    • Assisting the Chief Medical Examiner in determining the extent of toxicology testing and chemicals to be tested for review

    • Running the Medical Examiner's Toxicology Division

    • Reviewing  circumstances of death to determine the need for toxicological examinations

    • Overseeing validation studies and applied research activities

    • Maintaining precise records of examinations performed and rendering technical reports of findings

    • Developing, evaluating, recommending, and implementing policy and operational procedures related to forensic toxicology programs and services

    • Ensuring compliance with forensic toxicology policies and procedures

    • Ensuring that all laboratory methods and procedures satisfy legal requirements and meet current rules of evidence requirements

    • Testifying as an expert witness in civil or criminal cases as to the theory, technique, and results of toxicological tests

    • Preparing laboratory budget and  fiscal reports

    • Preparing requests and cost estimates for proposed equipment and supplies

    Minimum Requirements Of The Position:

    1.  Graduation from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, with a master’s degree in toxicology, microbiology, or chemistry, or one of the biological sciences, AND,

     2.  Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience performing forensic toxicology laboratory examinations at a level equivalent to Supervising Toxicologist with the County

    More Information:

    For more information on the position and its job duties and responsibilities, please click here.

    How to Apply:

    1. Complete the online application at  https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/hr/
    2. Select Current Job Postings, Job Number 22098201U.
    3. Attach your résumé and master’s degree information, which may be in the form of a diploma, unofficial transcripts, or foreign studies equivalency certification (if education was obtained outside of the U.S.)
  • Forensic Toxicologist and Method Development Specialist

    • Organization: San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
    • Location: San Francisco, USA
    • Date Posted: 1/12/2022
    • Deadline/Expiry:

    Forensic Toxicologist and Method Development Specialist

    • Organization: San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
    • Location: San Francisco, USA
    • Date Posted: 1/12/2022
    • Deadline/Expiry:

    Job description

    The San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) is currently recruiting a Class 2456 Forensic Toxicologist and Method Development Specialist within the Office'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 ABFT-accredited laboratory with over $5M invested in new technologies, including Sciex QTOF X500R, Sciex 6500+ QTrap, and Hamilton Robotics Microlab VANTAGE Liquid Handling System. In addition to new instrumentation, implementing new software platforms has improved quality assurance and facilitated high throughput analyses.

    Position description

    Working in the Office under the supervision of the Forensic Toxicologist Supervisor and the direction of the Chief Forensic Toxicologist and Director of the Forensic Laboratory Division, and following published method development and ANSI/ASB validation protocols, the Method Development Specialist utilizes existing and new extraction techniques for employment on current instrumentation. The project aims to accurately and timely detect and quantify drugs and poisons in human fluids of medico‐legal cases that come under the jurisdiction of the Division. Subsequently, the techniques required for this project are the development and validation of automated extractions using a new Liquid Handling System for inclusion on comprehensive LC‐MS/MS and LC-QTOF/MS analyses. The individual also performs complex and difficult forensic analyses; prepares case reports; records findings; may interpret data and testify in courtroom proceedings; and performs related duties as required.

    The position and ideal candidate

    The Forensic Toxicologist and Method Development Specialist will ideally have experience in the use of automated extracted techniques in addition to method development and validation experience. The use of Robotic software and LCMS Instrument software is desirable. The position aims to deliver goals consistent with the grant-funded project Streamlined DUID Forensic Toxicology Services for San Francisco.

    More information

    For more information and application can be found here

  • Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Fall 2022

    • Organization: Kean University
    • Location: New Jersey, USA
    • Date Posted: 10/21/2021
    • Deadline/Expiry: Until filled

    Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Fall 2022

    • Organization: Kean University
    • Location: New Jersey, USA
    • Date Posted: 10/21/2021
    • Deadline/Expiry: Until filled

    Job description

    Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology School of Natural Sciences

    Forensic Chemistry - to teach Forensic Chemistry lectures and labs. Candidates will also be expected to develop a rigorous research program focusing on Forensic Chemistry as well as demonstrate excellence in teaching. 

    Qualification: Doctorate degree in a related field and either previous teaching experience or postdoctoral experience required. 

    Positions are ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignments at the rank of Assistant Professor effective for the Fall 2022 semester, unless otherwise indicated. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Courses may be taught at the Union campus, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations. Faculty positions located in the Nathan Weiss Graduate College may require evening hours for graduate course assignments.

    All tenure-track faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and an on-going program of research and publication or creative and performance activity.  Participation in curriculum development, student advisement and service at the departmental/school, college, university and community level is also required.  Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. Proficiency in the Learning Management System, Blackboard and Online Learning Pedagogy is required, consistent with University guidelines. Kean may offer free voluntary Blackboard workshops to otherwise qualified applicants. 

    For more information and to apply.

     


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