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Analytical Toxicologist IV

As required by our governmental client, this position requires being a US Citizen, lawful resident alien, citizen of American Samoa or other territory owning permanent allegiance to the United States...

As an Assistant Administrator and Forensic Toxicology Expert, I serve as a consultant and supervisor for the military drug testing community and the Armed Forces Medical Examiner. Responsibilities include directing laboratory operations, scheduling and supervising personnel, introducing method development ideas, and implementing research improvements. I review analytical data, make evidence-based decisions, and contribute as an analyst in research programs. My role extends to providing screening and confirmation data, quantitative analysis, and serving as the final tier data review authority.

Compensation & Benefits:

Pay commensurate with experience.

Full time benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other possible benefits as provided. Benefits are subject to change with or without notice.

Analytical Toxicologist IV Responsibilities Include:
• Serve as an assistant administrator, contractor supervisor, and/or analyst.
• Act as a consultant and assistant contractor supervisor/administrator to the military drug testing community and the Armed Forces Medical Examiner, providing expertise in Forensic Toxicology.
• Direct laboratory operations, including scheduling and supervision of analysts, technicians, and clerical/administrative support personnel.
• Introduce ideas for method development and improvement within the laboratory setting.
• Implement research and method development ideas post-completion, contributing to advancements in forensic science.
• Perform a review of analytical data, making analytical and administrative decisions based on scientific evidence and case history for final case review.
• Provide screening and confirmation data, quantitative data, and full scan mass spectra.
• Serve as the final tier data review authority, ensuring accuracy and reliability.
• Participate as an analyst in research programs, complete and implement research improvements.
• Perform any special testing as directed by laboratory management.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Analytical Toxicologist IV Experience, Education, Skills, Abilities requested:
• A Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Toxicology, Pharmacology, or a related field.
• Typically requires a minimum of 10 years or more of relevant experience in analytical toxicology.
• Advanced proficiency in a broad range of analytical techniques and instrumentation, including specialized expertise in complex analyses.
• Extensive experience in laboratory leadership roles, overseeing and managing analytical toxicology laboratories.
• In-depth understanding of and expertise in regulatory requirements and guidelines related to toxicology, with a focus on forensic and clinical toxicology procedures.
• Demonstrated leadership in implementing and maintaining quality assurance practices within a laboratory setting.
• Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, for reporting findings, leading teams, and providing expert testimony.
• A track record of substantial contributions to research projects, publications, or advancements in the field of toxicology.
• Proven supervisory experience, including overseeing and mentoring junior and senior staff, project management, and resource allocation.
• Experience serving as an expert witness in legal proceedings related to toxicology.
• Demonstrated expertise in method development, particularly in response to complex analytical challenges.
• Proven track record of successful management and leadership in complex analytical toxicology laboratories.
• Experience in making strategic decisions based on scientific evidence and case history for final case review.
• Leading innovative research initiatives, with the ability to implement research and method development ideas post-completion.
• Serving as the final authority in data review, ensuring the highest standards of accuracy and reliability.
• Proven ability to collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary teams, law enforcement, and other stakeholders.
• Must pass pre-employment qualifications of Cherokee Federal.

Company Information:

Cherokee Nation Integrated Health (CNIH) is a part of Cherokee Federal - the division of tribally owned federal contracting companies owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses. As a trusted partner for more than 60 federal clients, Cherokee Federal LLCs are focused on building a brighter future, solving complex challenges, and serving the government's mission with compassion and heart. To learn more about CNIH, visit cherokee-federal.com.

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Cherokee Federal is a military friendly employer. Veterans and active military transitioning to civilian status are encouraged to apply.

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• Advanced toxicological analysis
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• Laboratory management expertise
• Regulatory compliance and expertise
• Complex method development

Legal Disclaimer: Cherokee Federal is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit cherokee-federal.com/careers for information regarding our Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Statement, and Accommodation request.

Many of our job openings require access to government buildings or military installations. Candidates must pass pre-employment qualifications of Cherokee Federal.

Please Note: This position is pending a contract award. If you are interested in a future with Cherokee Federal, APPLY TODAY! Although this is not an approved position, we are accepting applications for this future and anticipated need
Alexandria VA USA


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