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FORENSIC SCIENTIST, TOXICOLOGY

Organization:
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:
Centre of Forensic Sciences
City:
Toronto
Job Term:
2 Permanent
Job Code:
15548G - Scientist 4 (G22)
Salary:
$1,438.78 - $1,779.33 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
21843

What can I expect to do in this role?

Would you like to be part of a team involved in conducting highly specialized forensic examinations and analyses? Ontario's Centre of Forensic Sciences is one of the most extensive forensic science facilities in North America. We are responsible for conducting scientific investigations in cases involving injury or death in unusual circumstances and in crimes against persons or property.

The Toxicology Section seeks (2) experienced scientists to examine body tissues and fluids for the presence of drugs and poisons, perform complex analyses using modern instrumentation including ELISA, GC/MS, LC/MS/MS, write interpretative reports summarizing the findings in forensic cases, travel throughout Ontario to give opinion evidence in courts of law, participate in research and development projects and client education, and mentor/educate junior staff.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

Honours Bachelor of Science degree in majors such as pharmacology, toxicology, chemistry, biochemistry or an acceptable equivalent degree of recognized standing. Proven theoretical and practical knowledge of pharmacology, toxicology, analytical chemistry and laboratory techniques. Demonstrated experience in a scientific laboratory with skills in the operation of analytical and general laboratory instrumentation deployed in analysis of drugs and toxins and knowledge of quality assurance practices. Demonstrated ability to present complex scientific information and opinion evidence for the purposes of medico-legal proceedings in both oral and written formats. Proven oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage research projects including planning, conducting and publishing scientific research. Knowledge of universal precautions with respect to the handling of post-mortem and ante-mortem body tissues and fluids as well as familiarity with international standards of laboratory accreditation.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 2 Permanent, 25 Grosvenor Street, Toronto, Toronto Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
3
Category:
Science and Engineering
Posted on:
Friday, October 30, 2009
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, November 16, 2009 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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