Exponent

Exponent is a prominent engineering and scientific consulting firm.   Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations, and individuals.  Exponent has nearly 1,000 employees working in 26 offices across the United States and abroad.  We have over 700 consultants, including over 450 who have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization.

 

Exponent USA
May 29, 2019
Exponent  is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization. We are currently seeking a  Scientist  for our  Ecological and Biological Sciences Practice , located in either our Washington, DC; Maynard, MA; or Bellevue, WA office. This individual will be part of a team of professionals responsible for addressing a diverse array of project needs involving natural resource damage assessment, ecological and human health risk assessment, water resources and water quality and sediment management, ecotoxicology, biological oceanography, terrestrial and aquatic ecology, fishery science, plant ecology, wetland science and restoration, and geospatial analyses. In this position, we are looking for a candidate who is a well-round ed professional  with a background in environmental toxicology, ecological risk assessment, and product stewardship. Experience conducting ecological risk assessments for substances such as pharmaceuticals, industrial chemicals, and pesticides, as well as knowledge of US (e.g., EPA, FDA) and global regulations for these risk assessments is highly desirable. The successful candidate should have experience in areas including, but not limited to, performance of information retrieval from public sources and literature searches; experience assisting in the assessment of chemical and biological information to be used in environmental risk assessments; data analysis, report preparation, as well as other related consulting experience.   Qualifications for this position include: Ph.D. in Ecology, Biology,  Ecotoxicology, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences or other related field Two-five (or more) years of experience in Environmental Science or Ecotoxicology Experience evaluating information on the fate and effects of chemicals in the environment Experience in ecological risk assessment Experience in product stewardship Knowledge of standard test methods in environmental toxicology Experience in being part of multidisciplinary teams An outstanding reputation for integrity, responsiveness, and technical expertise Exceptional interpersonal skills Ability to travel for work related activities Excellent writing and critical thinking skills We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veterans and Disabled Employer. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Exponent Maynard, MA, USA
May 29, 2019
Full time
Exponent  is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization. We are currently seeking a  Scientist  for our  Ecological and Biological Sciences Practice , located in our Maynard, MA office who is a creative problem solver with a robust technical background in biology, ecology, toxicology, and statistics/data analytics. The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in one of the above listed fields with formal experience/training in each of the other areas. Areas of experience/training in addition to these fields are welcome. The successful candidate will also have proven experience communicating with a non-scientific audience, through both written and verbal communications. Job duties may include document review, data management, statistical data analysis, written communications preparation, and field work, among others. The successful candidate will display confidence and initiative in developing novel approaches to answering complex scientific questions and have a demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Interested candidates should provide a 1-2 page cover letter (double spaced, 12 point font maximum) describing how they have applied a creative solution to a scientific problem they have addressed. Candidates invited to formally interview would then be asked to discuss and present that approach and the results at the formal interview. The cover letter must also list the field of science in which the candidate’s doctoral degree was completed and experience in each of the other required fields of science (biology, ecology, toxicology, statistics/data analytics). Qualifications for this position include: Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, Toxicology, Statistics/Data Analytics or other related field. Experience in organizing and coordinating tasks and/or projects of moderate scope and complexity Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills Excellent writing and critical thinking skills Experience in being part of multidisciplinary teams Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint Ability to travel for work related activities  Ability to work well within a fast paced, multidisciplinary team environment We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veterans and Disabled Employer. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com