Senior Ecotoxicologist - (m/f/d) Ref. No 05-07.2020



RIFCON GmbH is an independent scientific consulting company offering a competent and adaptable service portfolio for the registration of agrochemicals, biocides and biopesticides. Our head office is located in Hirschberg near Heidelberg in Germany. Our 180 employees offer services ranging from complete EU registration packages, general consultancy work to sophisticated GLP field studies and various combinations of these elements.

Our ecotoxicology team located in Hirschberg / Germany is looking for a senior ecotoxicology expert with at least 5 years of professional experience (full time).

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:

  • Calculation of ecotoxicological risk assessments according to EU regulations and national requirements (terrestric and/or aquatic organisms)
  • Development of higher-tier approaches and complex risk assessments
  • Evaluation of scientific data according to registration requirements
  • Preparation of expert statements
  • Evaluation of authority requests and commenting
  • Strategic consultancy / project management
  • Data gap analysis
  • Study monitoring (lab and field)
  • Communication with clients and authorities

Your Qualification

  • Scientific background (biology, ecotoxicology or equivalent discipline)
  • Professional experience in regulatory ecotoxicology of at least 5 years (CRO, Consultancy, Industry)
  • Publications in international peer-reviewed scientific journals are a plus
  • 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, Employee parking spaces
  • Allowance regarding child care
  • Individual ergonomic advices, Yoga
  • Team events
  • Free coffee, tea and water

If you meet our requirements please apply in English or German and send us your application to with the Ref. No.: No 05-07.2020 before 31th August 2020. Please include a covering letter, your CV, a Letter of Reference and your salary expectation.

Goldbeckstr. 13
69493 Hirschberg
Ref. No.: No 05-07.2020
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