Principal Scientist

Toxicology, Health, and Ecological Sciences Practice United States


About You

You are an innovative and experienced consulting scientist, who is passionate about resolving environmental challenges that hinge on the application of toxicology, epidemiology, risk assessment, and/or ecology. You are not satisfied doing commodity work and instead are focused on the environmental challenges of the future, such as emerging contaminants, climate change, sustainability, and product stewardship. A lifelong learner, you want to keep growing intellectually and professionally. You are confident in your skills to market and develop business, prepare winning proposals, and continually please clients. Your existing clients frequently seek out your services to support their greatest challenges. Collaborating with colleagues with diverse expertise is exciting for you, though you are also comfortable working independently. People thrive under your coaching. Quality and integrity are among your strongest personal principles. 

About Integral

Integral Consulting Inc. is a science and engineering firm delivering technical solutions to meet today's challenges in the health, environmental, and natural resource arenas. We are a values-driven collaborative team that is as passionate about company culture as we are about the work we do for our clients.  Since our founding 20 years ago, we have operated with a demonstrated commitment to the wellbeing, diversity, and professional development of our staff and an equal commitment to strong partnerships with our clients and teaming partners.  We are a company where people come to solve today’s toughest environmental challenges through innovative ideas and exceptional teamwork.

About the Job

At Integral, Principals are business leaders, client leaders, and staff leaders. Principals are recognized internally and externally as technical and strategic authorities in one or more technical areas. They direct major technical efforts and project teams, ensuring technical excellence, alignment with contractual requirements, and compliance with the firm’s QA/QC procedures. Principals help develop the next generation of firm leaders, by recruiting new talent and coaching colleagues. Paramount to the position is successful client development—for both existing and new clients and in both existing and new services. Individuals who successfully generate revenue are recognized as trusted advisors to key clients, which in turn requires in-depth understanding of clients' business and technical challenges. Principals generate revenue equal to or exceeding $1 million per year through a combination of collaboration and individual effort. This position may offer in-office, hybrid, or remote opportunities based on the candidate's location and the needs of the organization.


  • Generate revenue by expanding word with existing clients and developing new clients
  • Deliver high quality products to clients
  • Support the career growth of staff
  • Promote and expand the firm's reputation, as well as one's personal reputation, by presenting at scientific conferences and publishing in the peer-reviewed scientific literature
  • Understands and reinforces Integral's Health and Safety Program and Quality Management Program
  • Ensures that work is performed by the most appropriate staff and in accordance with the applicable standard of care and applicable licensure requirements.


  • Advanced degree in toxicology, industrial hygiene, epidemiology, biology, chemistry, environmental health, or similar field
  • At least 15 years of directly relevant experience (i.e., in environmental consulting)
  • Pertinent certifications (e.g., DABT, BCES, CIH, Certified Senior Ecologist)
  • Successful track record in generating $1M/year in business and completing projects on time, on schedule, and with high quality
  • At least 5 years of experience managing technically complex projects and supervising the work of a high-functioning, multidisciplinary team
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and committed to delivering high quality work products

Annual Salary Range: $155,000 – $200,000

An employee’s total compensation package includes annual salary, company-subsidized (employee and family) medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) participation with a company-match of 1% to 4% of annual compensation, company-paid life and short- and long-term disability, paid sick leave (80 hours per year), paid vacation (20 days), paid holidays (9 days per year), and the potential for an annual discretionary bonus based on company performance. Paid time off will be pro-rated to reflect part-time scheduled hours, if applicable.

We are proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer and are committed to a proactive program of affirmative action and diversity development. Integral Consulting Inc. provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race; color; religion; gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions); national origin; age; sexual orientation; disability; marital status; military, veteran, or Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act protected veteran status; gender identity or gender expression; or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws. 

The application window for this position will remain open until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent on candidates successfully passing an employment history screening, degree verification, and a federal, state, and county criminal background and Watch List screening. Candidates will receive a written notice of this requirement. All screenings will be done in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws.