University of Washington School of Public Health
Senior Regulatory Toxicologist (Toxicologist 3) - Washington State Department of Ecology
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Posted: November 15, 2018
The Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction (HWTR) Program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Senior Regulatory Toxicologist position. This position is located in our Headquarters Building (HQ) in Lacey, WA.
This position serves as a senior regulatory toxicologist working to identify the most problematic chemicals impacting Washington State. Our work is focused on evaluating emerging toxicological and scientific research to help prioritize and take action on chemicals of concern. Your efforts will help create new policies and regulatory actions designed to eliminate or replace toxic chemicals of concern with safer alternatives. As a team member, your role is to coordinate our chemicals prioritization efforts and to help communicate the agency science policy related to chemicals.
We are looking for candidates who are comfortable with science-based toxicological research, and have the ability to communicate effectively with other scientists, as well as at a level that policymakers and the public can understand.
As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington’s environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you’ve seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.
To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov.
A Ph.D. in toxicology, reproductive and developmental biology, or in another health or ecological related science with a major emphasis in toxicology AND three years of toxicological experience.
A Master’s of Science degree in toxicology, reproductive and developmental biology, or in another health or ecological related science with a major emphasis in toxicology AND four years of experience as a toxicologist.