Employment Opportunity

Senior Forensic Toxicologist

A-T Solutions, Dover, DE

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

This position is related to a current proposal and is contingent up a contract award. A-T Solutions will not be hiring for it immediately. However, A-T Solutions is actively seeking candidates to express interest so that they may reach out to qualified individuals for inclusion in a proposal for once they are in a position to hire.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Supervise analytical chemists that perform routine drug testing analyses
  • Provide day-to-day guidance and oversight for specimen accessioning/storage, drug screening/drug confirmation analyses, and data review
  • Assure that quality standards are followed and that all analyses are performed in accordance with laboratory SOPs and DoD drug testing policies
  • Certify laboratory results
  • Oversee method development, method validation and troubleshoot analytical challenges
  • Perform or delegate instrument maintenance
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a Laboratory Inventory Management System (LIMS)
  • Prepare monthly reports for leadership
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and an expert witness for military litigation proceedings
  • Perform or delegate immunoassay analyses, colorimetric analyses , spectrophotometric analyses in addition to solid phase and liquid /liquid extractions
  • Utilize Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry, Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry, and Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  • Produce detailed notes and reports
  • Perform technical and administrative reviews of other analysts’ casework
  • Interact and collaborate with other group/team members and other forensic staff to ensure a high quality and accurate product


  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in the Physical Sciences (e.g., Chemistry, Pharmacology, Toxicology) coupled with 5+ years experience working in an accredited Forensic Toxicology laboratory; OR a Master of Science degree in the Physical Sciences (e.g., Chemistry, Pharmacology, Toxicology) coupled with 3+ years experience working in an accredited Forensic Toxicology laboratory
  • Proficient in Forensic Toxicology with advanced skills in solid phase and liquid/liquid extractions, immunoassays, Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry and other chemistry analytical methodologies such as Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  • Experience with toxicological casework involving postmortem, human performance, DUI/DUID, drug facilitated sexual assault investigations, and DoD drug demand reduction urinalysis toxicology
  • Laboratory supervisory / personnel management experience
  • Proficient working with Microsoft Office Suites, to include excel spreadsheets
  • Skilled communicator who can clearly articulate/communicate via email, telephone calls and video teleconferencing
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Forensic Toxicology expert witness testimony
  • First authorship of scientific research in peer reviewed journal and/or presentation of scientific data
  • American Board of Forensic Toxicology (ABFT) certification
  • Knowledge and experience with method and instrument validations
  • Active in the field of Forensic Toxicology (e.g., Society of Forensic Toxicology member)
  • Familiar with database structure and/or a willingness to learn the necessary skills to configure and modify the Laboratory Inventory Management System (LIMS)

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How to apply: Apply online.

Posted: September 16, 2015

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