4 days ago
Noblis ESI
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Job Category


From policy and pathogens to prototypes and preparedness, Noblis is maximizing the success of our nation’s chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CRBN) medical defense mission.  We are working with industry, academia, international, and intra-government partners to develop new processes, policies, tools, and technologies that will strengthen our national response to CBRN incidents and protect our Warfighters.


The Toxicologist role will include:

  • Translating or explaining what the information means and how it can be used 
  • Generating, interpreting, and communicating results from in vivo pre-clinical/non-clinical studies to teams of biochemists, biologists, pharmacologists, program managers, and non-scientists
  • Preparing white papers and briefings for meetings, to include internal and external stakeholders 
  • Review the CRO’s or other performers’ implementation of activities to ensure they are in compliance with good laboratory practices, standard operating procedures, protocols, and regulations related to ethics and animal welfare  
    • Ensure that experimental data are being properly collected 
    • Should any deviations to protocol occur, properly document them or review the deviations for study impact (if any) 
    • Participate in audits as needed. 
  • Maintain current technical knowledge and skills, applying them to the job as necessary. 
  • Work with IPTs comprised of civilians, military and non-Government personnel, and matrix support staff with diverse areas of expertise, to include PMs, budget analysts, regulatory specialists, acquisition analysts, and logisticians. 
  • Work with diverse product development teams, to include Government personnel and the CRO or other performers (e.g., statisticians, biologists, toxicologists, clinicians, pharmacologists, formulation scientists, etc.).  
  • Represent the organization, communicating with individuals both in and outside the organization, to include customers, the public, and other Government agencies and external sources.  
  • Maintain communication with supervisors, peers, or subordinates via telephone, e-mail, or in person.  
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others 
  • Work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Provide consultation to multiple program management teams within the program management office, as well as contract performers, in the design of experimental studies and protocols, interpretation of experimental results, review of study reports, and recommendations from the Contract Research Organization (CRO) or other performer(s). 
  • Lead and work with IPTs and specialized working groups.




  • Candidates must possess a US Secret level clearance or higher.  
  • The ideal candidates would possess a PhD in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering Management, or a related discipline, as well as twelve (12) years of general experience and eight (8) years of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering Management, or a related discipline, as well as fourteen (14) years of general experience and ten (10) years of relevant experience.  
  • A DABT and/or DSP certification is desired.  
  • Possess strong technical training in non-clinical studies to support candidate vaccines in preclinical studies 
  • Possess five (5) years of experience designing and conducting candidate vaccines in non-clinical studies, both large and small animal models, for an IND. 
  • Possess the ability to independently design and execute non-clinical studies. Experience with development of non-clinical efficacy studies to support licensure under the Animal Rule is preferred.  
  • Possess experience working as a GLP regulatory toxicologist and an understanding of regulatory guidelines (i.e., FDA GLP and/or GMP) and regulatory/quality compliance requirements. Experience in a regulated laboratory environment is preferred. 
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills, as well as good organization skills to balance and prioritize work.  
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.


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Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


Throughout our history, we have continually earned numerous workplace awards.  More recently, we have been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for 4 consecutive years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014), one of the Best Medium-Sized Places to Work by Glassdoor's Employee Choice Awards, and one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. 


Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.

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