If you have a methodical, scientific mind and enjoy carrying out experiments, a career in toxicology may be for you
As toxicologist, you'll look at the impact that toxic materials and radiation have on the environment and human and animal health. You'll plan and carry out laboratory and field studies that help to identify, monitor and evaluate its impact and will also consider the use of future technology.
The tasks that to be carried out will vary depending on the specific area of work but in general, following is area of work.
Employers include private companies in a range of industries, government departments and contract research organizations (CROs). You may find work in the following areas of toxicology:
Academic - universities or research centers;
Analytical and clinical - large district hospitals and specialist regional Toxicology.
Eco toxicology - environmental hazard assessment in government, industry and private consultancy;
Forensic - private forensic laboratories, forensic departments of hospitals or within government departments such as the Home Office;
Industrial and pharmaceutical - various industries including chemical, Biotechnology or food;
Occupational within companies, liaising with the Health and Safety Executive.
Job Opportunities :-
Government Job :- Every year many of the Students have been selected for Government post, i.e. Medical Lab Technician / Technologist