Scientific Specialist

Consultants Atlanta, Georgia Austin, Texas Houston, Texas Los Angeles, California San Francisco, California Washington, District of Columbia Chicago, Illinois

King & Spalding, a leading global law firm, currently seeks an Scientific Specialist in any of the King & Spalding US-based offices. Scientific Specialist will function as part of the  group integrated within King & Spalding’s Trial & Global Disputes.

The firm offers a generous total compensation package with bonuses and raises awarded in recognition of individual merit-based performance. Eligible employees may participate in King & Spalding’s comprehensive benefit program including health and wellness plan, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a health savings account, a 401(k) plan, profit sharing plan, discount programs, and a substantial Paid Time Off (PTO) program.

Candidates will have the following responsibilities:

  • Conducting comprehensive literature searches and tracking scientific literature on various scientific topics
  • Critically evaluating and summarizing government regulations and scientific literature across various fields, including epidemiology, preclinical studies, pharmacology, toxicology, biology, and chemistry
  • Research and analysis on mechanisms, causes and risk factors for various disease states
  • Critically evaluating scientific basis for claims raised in various types of toxic tort or other types of personal injury litigation and development of litigation strategies  
  • Expert development and coordination

Requirements:

  • Master’s/PhD in Epidemiology or Biostatistics or PharmD degree

The statements contained in this job description are not necessarily all-inclusive; additional duties may be assigned, and requirements may vary from time to time.

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