Senior Managing/Principal Health Scientist in Computational Science

Senior Managing/Principal Health Scientist in Computational Science

Expires in 2 days
  • nationwide, United States
Expires in 2 days
Senior Managing/Principal Health Scientist in Computational Science
Job description

Cardno® ChemRisk, a scientific consulting firm, provides state-of-the-art toxicology, industrial hygiene, epidemiology, and risk assessment services to organizations that confront public health, occupational health, and environmental challenges. We specialize in solving problems of national and international importance; often related to major regulatory initiatives, mass torts or changes in policy or societal expectations.

Our team members have a long-standing reputation for thorough scientific analysis and for sharing results in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. Many of the over 500 papers that we have published present novel methodologies or address emerging advances in the health sciences and have been frequently referenced in regulatory decision-making. Our mission is to provide creative and scientifically rigorous approaches to answering questions about the human health hazards posed by chemical, biological, pharmaceutical, and radiological agents.

We are currently seeking a senior health scientist (Senior Managing/Principal Scientist) to join our engineering health and environmental sciences team. We are particularly interested in applicants with demonstrated consulting and business development experience in the human and environmental risk assessment domains of:

· Air dispersion modeling

· Contaminated site risk assessment

· Computational fluid dynamics

· Chemical fingerprinting, advanced statistics and/or environmental forensics

· Computational toxicology

· Environmental and/or human health risk assessment

· Environmental and/or human health consulting or expert witness services

· Environmental fate and transport modeling

· Geospatial analysis and statistics

· Green chemistry, sustainable design, and/or product stewardship

· Lifecycle assessment and fugacity modeling

· Literature review, applied research and evidence integration and/or

Successful candidates will be technical authorities in their designated field and will be able to demonstrate strategic technical leadership to develop, expand, and leverage technical areas.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Provide strategic consulting and technical leadership

· Work with our corporate business development team and leverage technical expertise to draw business and expand client network

· Secure and manage the execution of technically diverse projects

· Work with, manage, and mentor multi-disciplinary staff of health scientists including engineers, toxicologists, industrial hygienists, epidemiologists, environmental scientists and public health professionals

· Publish and present study findings in peer reviewed literature and at scientific conferences

· Work with our corporate business development team to lead client development activities within the computational sciences practice area

· Plan and attend meetings with prospective clients, identify business opportunities, and prepare proposals

· Some travel expected

Basic Requirements:

·  MS or PhD in engineering, environmental science, math or related field

· 10 to 15 years of relevant professional experience

· Expertise in human health risk assessment

· Experience presenting research findings in academic/peer-reviewed settings and at professional meetings

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong publication record

· Excellent leadership and mentorship skills

· Ability to work independently or in multidisciplinary teams

· Expert witness work a plus (but not required)

· Experience as a professor, or experience working in industry, insurance, CDC, OSHA, NIEHS, FDA, or NIH is a plus

· Innovation and leadership to direct junior staff toward common research goals

· Familiarity with regulatory agencies and practices associated with environmental and occupational health

· Strong organizational skills and ability to balance time among multiple assignments

· Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills

For more information on Cardno® ChemRisk’s practice areas and team, please visit

Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants

Areas of Research
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Computational Physics
  • General Engineering