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Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Southern California Chapter

4340 Vandever Ave; San Diego, CA 92120

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The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) is a nonprofit, worldwide professional society comprised of individuals and institutions engaged in:

  • the study, analyses, and solutions of environmental problems;

  • the management and regulation of natural resources;

  • environmental regulation and research and development.

SETAC's mission is to support the development of principles and practices that will protect, enhance and manage sustainable environmental quality and ecosystem integrity.

SETAC also promotes advancing and applying scientific research related to environmental contaminants and other stressors, environmental science education, and using science in environmental policy and decision-making.


Chapter News:

Dinner Meeting - High Impact Urbanization in a Southern California Lagoon - October 1, 2015. Register for the meeting here!

Scholarship Opportunity - The SoCal SETAC Board of Directors will award $500 to support a student's travel to the National SETAC Meeting in Salt Lake City!

The purpose of the scholarship opportunity is to encourage local students, who are SETAC Members, to participate in the National Meeting and to become involved in their local SETAC chapter.

SETAC members who are students in the Southern California area (Santa Barbara and South to the US Border) are eligible for this scholarship. The Deadline is October 9, 2015.

Click here to learn more about this scholarship and to apply for it.

New Employment Opportunities:

Toxicologist/Risk Assessor: Idaho DEQ, click here for details

Assistant/Associate Professor: Water Toxicology and Human Health, San Diego State University

Entry Level Aquatic Toxicologist - Pacific EcoRisk

Bioassay Laboratory Supervisor - Nautilus Environmental

Bioassay Laboratory Technician - Nautilus Environmental

Engineer/Scientist - LimnoTech in El Segundo

Mt Rubidoux, Riverside, CA San Jacinto Wildlife Preserve Huntington Beach Pier