Ecotoxicologist (m/f/d)



Ecotoxicologist (m/f/d)

Ref. No 01-01.2022

RIFCON GmbH is an independent scientific consulting company offering comprehensive professional services for the registration of synthetic and biological plant protection and EU fertilising products (e.g. biostimulants, fertilizers, inhibitors etc.).

Our head office is located in Hirschberg near Heidelberg in Germany. Almost 200 employees offer services ranging from complete EU registration packages, general consultancy work to sophisticated GLP field studies and various combinations of these elements.

For our ecotoxicology teams located in Ludwigshafen and Hirschberg / Germany we are looking for a wildlife/terrestrial ecotoxicologist in full-time to assess potential risks to wild birds, mammals and terrestrial nontarget organisms exposed to plant protection products in the agrarian landscape.

Your Tasks and Responsibilities:

The candidate will be involved in various aspects of registration activities for plant protection products under Regulation (EC) 1107/2009 including:

  • Preparation of ecotoxicological risk assessments according to EU regulations and national requirements (e.g. for wild birds and mammals, pollinators / bees and earthworms)
  • Development of higher-tier risk assessment approaches including recommendations for field studies
  • Evaluation of scientific data and scientific peer reviewed open literature according to registration requirements
  • Preparation of dossiers, reports and expert statements for registration purposes
  • Evaluation of authority requests and commenting
  • Communication with clients and authorities
  • Project management and strategic consultancy

Your Qualification:

  • Scientific background (biology, ecotoxicology, wildlife ecology or equivalent discipline)
  • Good ecological knowledge of European bird and mammal species (amphibians, reptiles and terrestrial invertebrates are a plus)
  • Professional experience in the field of (regulatory) ecotoxicology is advantageous
  • Experience in GLP & technical understanding is advantageous
  • Very good level of written and spoken English, other language skills are advantageous
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication and team player skills

Our Offer:

  • Attractive working environment including indefinite contract and multifaceted tasks
  • To work as part of a dedicated international team of scientists and staff
  • Possibility of professional development and occupational education
  • An option to widen your personal network in the area of industry, science and regulatory authorities
  • High degree of project and self-responsibility
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Friendly and family working atmosphere
  • Home office opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and part time models
  • Job ticket
  • Allowance regarding child care
  • Individual ergonomic advices, Yoga
  • Team events


If you meet our requirements please apply in English or German and send us your application to

with the No 01-01.2022 before 15 February 2022.

Please include a covering letter, your CV, a Letter of Reference and your salary expectation.

69493 Ludwigshafen, Hirschberg
Niederlassung Hirschberg
Goldbeckstr. 13
69493 Hirschberg
+49 6201 84528 00
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