Assistant Toxicologist, Post-Mortem, Lead (Deputy Chief Toxicologist)

Laboratory Name: 
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
Maryland
Job Description: 

The main purpose of this position is to assist the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in determining cause and manner of death by conducting tests for toxic substances in biological specimens submitted by medical examiners. Job duties include: serving as the Toxicology Laboratory's Quality Assurance Officer; assisting the toxicologist in the management of the Toxicology Laboratory; and, conducting research in forensic toxicology.

Qualified candidates must possess a Ph.D in toxicology, pharmacology, chemistry or related field from an accredited college or university and certification by the American Board of Forensic Toxicology (ABFT) as a Fellow of the ABFT in Forensic Toxicology or a Diplomate of the ABFT in Forensic Toxicology, or become certified within one year of eligibility.
This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority. A resume must accompany your application.

This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority. A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. Online applications are highly recommended.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Rebecca Phipps (phippsr@ocmemd.org)
Email Resume to: 
submit online with application