Team Leader Aquatic Ecotoxicology (Fulltime)

Eurofins Agroscience Services Ecotox GmbH


Eurofins Agroscience Services Ecotox GmbH is part of the Eurofins Agroscience Services global network, providing laboratory and field studies along with eco-toxicological and analytical testing to support the screening, development and registration of test substances in Europe, US and beyond.

The company offers all ecotoxicological studies required for the registration of agrochemicals, chemicals, biocides and veterinary/human medicinal products globally. This includes standard terrestrial and aquatic organisms’ laboratory studies as well as higher-tier semi-field and field testing.

In our Ecotoxicology Laboratory we have an immediate opening for a:

Team Leader Aquatic Ecotoxicology (Fulltime)

(Reference EC 21/03-13)


You will be leading a team of Study Directors and Technicians of approximately 15 people at our site in Niefern-Öschelbronn, Germany. You and your Team will be performing, analyzing, interpreting and reporting fish- and amphibian Endocrine (ED) and other higher-tier aquatic studies. This will include ED testing such FSTRA, AMA, and XETA, but also ELS, fish metabolism and bio-concentration studies.

Establish new test systems according to the relevant OECD and/or US EPA guidelines will also be fundamental part of the position. You will be responsible to oversee and direct the laboratory that executes GLP fish and amphibian regulatory studies. This includes the elaboration of study plans in collaboration with clients, performing the in-life biological phase of the studies in collaboration with the analytical laboratory, evaluate the results and write English reports.

Technical supervision of all studies, test organisms breeding, issue management, networking with the scientific community as well as supporting training and mentoring of junior staff, is integral part of the job description, as well as establishment of new study types.

You will participate at workshops and scientific conferences and maintain up-to-date knowledge in the area of aquatic ecotoxicology and risk assessment

As leader we also expect you to be involved in a perfect and open communication with clients and sponsors.

You can expect a young, innovative and dynamic team in a constantly growing internationally active company. We have excellently equipped, modern laboratory in a recently newly expanded company building. We cultivate an open management culture that encourages continuous improvement and innovation. Our growth strategy and short decision-making processes helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

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Ideally you have the following skills:

  • PhD in Biology or Environmental Sciences with focus on ecotoxicology and/or aquatic sciences
  • Several years of professional experience in aquatic ecotoxicology
  • Experience in aquatic ecotoxicology in the field of fish and amphibian testing with expertise in endocrine effects testing as well as operation of aquaria
  • Leadership experience
  • Operational excellence with well-structured working style
  • Team spirit and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite
  • Demonstrate motivation, initiative and pro-activity
  • Fluent in English and at least basic German knowledge
  • Very good computer and statistical skills
  • CRO and/or industry experience as well as GLP experience is an advantage
  • Regulatory / risk assessment know-how would be an asset
Eurofins Agroscience Services Ecotox GmbH
Carola Ruf
Eutinger Str. 24
75223 Niefern-Öschelbronn
Carola Ruf
07233 9627631
07233 9627680
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