PhD Environmental Fate Specialist
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East
Competitive salary + excellent training and development
An opportunity for a recently qualified PhD graduate with expertise related to environmental fate and chemical regulatory science. You will join a highly regarded team and receive excellent ongoing training and mentoring. You will be working on projects to investigate the fate, behaviour and (eco) toxicology of chemicals in the environment, conduct risk assessments and to contribute to the environmental section of registration dossiers.
You will support the environmental risk assessment of agrochemical, chemical, biocide, veterinary and human pharmaceutical products. This will include data assessment, data sourcing, modelling, interpretation and expert report writing. You will receive training in the latest best industry practice.
The team is friendly, talented, committed to excellent science, and to the personal and technical development of their colleagues.
Applications are invited from candidates with a PhD in a subject related to the fate and behaviour, or ecotoxicology of chemicals in the environment. You must have a strong scientific pedigree, be numerate, a propensity for modelling, and critical thinking and problem-solving ability. You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be a quick learner and able to multi-task. An excellent start to your career.
For a more detailed job description and information about the recruiting company, please contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory quoting job reference VRSREG1687
Regulatory affairs, reg affairs, registrations, risk assessment, environmental risk assessment, environmental fate, e-fate, ecotoxicology, environmental toxicology, modelling, data analysis, report writing, agrochemicals, pesticides, PPP, crop protection, plant protection, herbicide, fungicide, biocide, active substances.
VRS Regulatory is the Regulatory Affairs and Risk Assessment division of specialist scientific recruiter VRS. We focus on recruitment in Regulatory Affairs, Registrations, REACH, CLP, SDS Authoring, Product Safety, Compliance, Risk Assessment, Regulatory Toxicology, Regulatory Ecotoxicology and Environmental Fate in the chemicals, agrochemicals and biocides sectors.