Forensic Toxicology Section Supervisor

Laboratory Name: 
North Louisiana Crime Lab
Job Description: 


Developing protocols and procedures for the NLFSC Toxicology Section;
Purchasing and setting up instrumentation and equipment for new Forensic Toxicology Lab;
Training new staff in procedures and protocols
Supervision of Forensic Toxicology operation
There will be opportunities for adjunct positions with LSU Medical School in Shreveport, for teaching and research. 


Employees’ benefits include participation in a retirement system and 100% health and dental insurance paid by the lab. The salary is competitive and negotiable.


Master's degree in natural science (e.g. biology, chemistry,toxicology, biochemistry) from an accredited institution
Successful completion of general and organic chemistry with associated laboratory classes (minimum 16 hours); 16 hours of additional upper level chemistry, biochemistry or toxicology coursework; a course in statistics
Five years full time laboratory experience as a forensic toxicologist      

How to Apply:

This position is open only to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Valid driver’s license required. Applicants will be subjected to a background check of criminal history. An interview in Shreveport will be necessary before hiring. This opening will be filled as soon as possible.

Please send by email or regular mail a curriculum vitae and transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable). Applications without transcripts will not be considered.

Jimmy Barnhill, NLCL System Director
1630 Tulane Ave
Shreveport, LA  71103
Phone: 318-227-2889
FAX: 318-227-9013
CC: Alanna Brauer, NLCL Quality Manager
1630 Tulane Ave
Shreveport, LA  71103
Phone: 318-227-2889
FAX: 318-227-9013

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