PHD Eco Toxicologist - Product Safety

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Location
Greensboro, NC
Salary
$70,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Doctor of Philosophy
Date
Jun 16, 2017
Job ID
2484961
Join a global leader as a Ph.D. Toxicologist responsible for conducting quantitative risk assessments for agrichemical and fertilizer products and traits in North America. You will provide technical advice on study designs for regulatory and research oriented studies as well as advice to support new and existing registrations of client products and traits.
 
--- Work closely with regional/global regulatory and product safety teams as well as other functional teams to produce risk assessments for regulatory submission and to develop and optimize technical/scientific capabilities. Represent the company through participation in professional organizations/workshops, industry-wide task forces and at meetings with regulatory agencies.
--- Participation and interaction with the global Environmental Safety team will also be required. May also work collaboratively with external researchers to advance the science of ecotoxicology and environmental risk assessment.
--- Gain an understanding of the FIFRA and Endangered Species risk assessment process
--- Gain an understanding of the company portfolio in order to interact with internal and external customers to support products. 
--- Understand and comply with the regional and global requirements that are placed on the team and deliver work products on time and to the required standards.
 
Qualifications:
 
--- Ph.D. in Eco-toxicology, Toxicology, Ecology, or Environmental Science with 3+ years experience in Environmental Risk Assessments; regulatory and research studies; and product safety/ compliance for agrichemicals, herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers, etc.
--- Background in genetics and/or molecular biology is desirable.
--- Experience working in a team-oriented environment managing multiple projects, possess excellent analytical, interpretive and communication skills, and be able to adapt technical skills to changing needs. 
--- A strong capacity for problem solving, planning, organization, and the ability to develop technical skills in disciplines beyond the candidate’s area of expertise. 
--- Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential for this position.  A high level of advocacy skills and an ability to work with senior scientists.

--- Travel- 15%
--- Only applicants authorized to legally work in the US without sponsorship can be considered