(Regulatory Ecotoxicologist)

Job Details



Competitive Package


An opportunity for a Regulatory Ecotoxicologist to join an expanding North Yorkshire based consultancy. Your role will involve supporting the registration of agchem and biocide substances and products in EU markets. You will join a small team of ecotoxicologists and work in conjunction with a well established team of technical specialists focussing on toxicology, environmental fate, agronomy and chemistry. The company offers a highly competitive package and flexible working conditions including home working.

Duties in this desk based role will include ecotoxicology data assessment and gap analysis, defending the use of existing data, developing testing strategies, commissioning and monitoring ecotoxicology studies, dossier preparation, environmental risk assessment and providing expert ecotoxicological advice and argumentation to secure product registrations. There is an excellent working environment and many of your colleagues are leading experts in their fields in the EU.

Ideal candidates will have a degree / higher degree in a relevant subject along with proven experience in ecotoxicology. Desk based regulatory ecotoxicology experience is of particular interest; you may have a terrestrial or aquatic specialism or a good grounding in both. Knowledge of agchem regulations and requirements is also important. You must be motivated to excel in your field and further develop your expertise, and your must be a confident communicator with strong scientific writing ability. An excellent opportunity.

For further information and an immediate confidential discussion, contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory.

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.

Key Skills

Regulatory ecotoxicology, ecotoxicologist, ecotoxicity, toxicology, regulatory affairs, reg affairs, registrations, risk assessment, higher tier assessment, data review, study monitoring, testing strategy, dossier compilation.


North Yorkshire, Yorkshire