University of Utah Job Description
Plans and performs independent research in specified areas of toxicology, including: forensic and clinical toxicology, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, development and validation of new analytical methods, and synthesis of drug and drug-related compounds. Assumes responsibilities for teaching graduate students within the department and assisting in the supervision of graduate students' research.
Master's in Pharmacology or Toxicology or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); and extensive experience in analytical methods to include qualitative and quantitative analysis of drugs and drug metabolites in physiological specimens by gas chromatograph/mass spectrometry, and by high performance liquid chromatography, as well as immunoassays such as radioimmunoassays, polarized fluorescence immunoassays, and enzyme multiplied immunoassays required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Often: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids), hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals). Exposure to animals.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
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Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
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