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Principal Scientist in Boulder, CO at Cardno USA Inc

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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    Boulder, CO
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Job Description

Cardno® ChemRisk, a scientific consulting firm, provides state-of-the-art toxicology, industrial hygiene, epidemiology, and risk assessment services to organizations that confront public health, occupational health, and environmental challenges. We specialize in solving problems of national and international importance; often related to major regulatory initiatives, mass torts or changes in policy or societal expectations.

Our team members have a long-standing reputation for thorough scientific analysis and for sharing results in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. Many of the over 500 papers that we have published present novel methodologies or address emerging advances in the health sciences, and have been frequently referenced in regulatory decision-making. Our mission is to provide creative and scientifically rigorous approaches to answering questions about the human health hazards posed by chemical, biological, pharmaceutical, and radiological agents.

We are currently seeking a Principal Health Scientist to join our Boulder, Colorado office. We are particularly interested in consulting or subject matter experts in the field of human health risk assessment with expertise in industrial hygiene, toxicology, epidemiology or environmental science.

Successful candidates will be technical authorities in their designated field, and will be able to demonstrate strategic technical leadership to develop, expand, and leverage technical areas.

Specific responsibilities for this position include:

> Provide strategic consulting and technical leadership
> Work with our corporate business development team and leverage technical expertise to draw business and expand client network
> Secure and manage the execution of technically diverse projects
> Work with, manage, and mentor multi-disciplinary staff of health scientists including engineers, toxicologists, industrial hygienists, epidemiologists, environmental scientists and public health professionals
> Publish and present study findings in peer reviewed literature and at scientific conferences
> Some travel expected

Job Requirements

Qualifications for this position include:

> MS or PhD in industrial hygiene, toxicology, epidemiology or environmental science or related field
> 10 to 15 years of relevant professional experience
> Expertise in human health risk assessment
> Experience presenting research findings in academic/peer-reviewed settings and at professional meetings
> Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong publication record
> Excellent leadership and mentorship skills
> Ability to work independently or in multidisciplinary teams
> Expert witness work a plus (but not required)

For more information on Cardno® ChemRisk’s practice areas and team, please visit

• Please note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno® ChemRisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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