Saturday, June 28, 2014

Risk assessment position in Nevada

The State of Nevada is looking for an environmental scientist to assist them in evaluating human health and environmental risk assessments.  The closing date is July 4, 2014.  For more information, please click here.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Toxicology Positions at DTSC

I recently received an email from Michael Wade with the Department of Toxic Substances Control.  The text of the message is below. 

 In our office, we have an opening at the Staff Toxicologist (doctoral plus 3 years experience) or Associate level (Doctoral with less than 3 years experience or a Masters degree).  We plan on having two more positions available in the near future.  I would be grateful if you could circulate the information about our openings in your Department.  I attached our announcement which is on our website (  To be considered you have to be on the Staff or Associate Toxicologist list, after which you can submit an application.  Information about getting on the list is at       Information about the position is at,%20releasedate20desc&CFID=259966&CFTOKEN=72507986&jsessionid=88307164870c354c6e36

Applying for a job with the State of California can sometimes be confusing for people unfamiliar with the process.  I would be happy to answer questions about applying or to discuss the position with potential applicants.

Thank you,

Michael Wade, Ph.D., DABT
Senior Toxicologist
Human and Ecological Risk Office
Brownfields and Environmental Restoration Program Dept of Toxic Substances Control
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, California 95826

telephone:  (916) 255-6653

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Toxicology/risk assessment positions in Minnesota

The Health Risk Assessment Unit of the Minnesota Department of Health is searching for staff toxicologists to fill three positions in environmental public health.  The positions will be located in St. Paul, MN.  For more information, please see the SRA website announcement. My thanks to ETOX alumnus Efrem Neuwirth for passing on the information.