Scientist Position in Risk Assessment (m/f/d)

Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology)

Dübendorf, Switzerland 🇨🇭

The Swiss Centre for Applied Ecotoxicology (Ecotox Centre), located at Eawag in Dübendorf and EPF Lausanne, is committed to providing the expertise and scientific tools to measure, assess and minimize the environmental risks of chemicals. The main goals of the Ecotox Centre are to provide expertise and services to public agencies, industry and academia, to offer further education to professionals in the field of ecotoxicology, to serve as a platform for the coordination of interdisciplinary projects and knowledge transfer, and to conduct applied research in aquatic and terrestrial ecotoxicology.

For our group located in Dübendorf we invite applications for a

Scientist Position in Risk Assessment (m/f/d) 80-100%

We are looking for a research assistant with an University of Applied Sciences or University degree in environmental sciences with strong background in ecotoxicology to support our risk assessment group.

The position is focused on deriving environmental quality standards for different compartments (soil, surface waters). You will be required to actively participate in projects, write technical reports and support the preparation of scientific papers, advanced education courses as well as expert consulting.

The successful candidate should have a degree in environmental sciences with emphasis on ecotoxicology. The candidate will be expected to show initiative, work efficiently as part of a team and have good verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in spoken and written English and German is required; French language skills are an additional asset.

We offer
 a position located in Dübendorf, Switzerland, with competitive salary and benefits, as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team in a stimulating scientific work environment. The institute is located close to Zurich, which provides ample possibilities for international education and is known for its excellent quality of life. The Ecotox Center is committed to promoting equal opportunities for all genders and to supporting the compatibility of family and work. For more information about our work conditions please consult www.eawag.ch/en/aboutus/working/employment and www.ecotoxcentre.ch.

This position is for one year and we intend to fill the position by late Spring 2023.

Applications must be submitted by 15 March 2023
 and should include a letter of interest with a description of pertinent experience, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, the names (with e-mail addresses) of three potential referees, and copies of certificates of academic qualifications.

For further information, please contact Dr Marion Junghans.

We look forward to receiving your application. Please send it through this webpage, any other way of applying will not be considered. A click on the button below will take you directly to the application form.


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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development