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Junior Ecotoxicologist

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RSK Group

1mo ago

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  • PhD or equivalent experience in environmental chemistry/ecotoxicology, with thesis focus on chemical effects in the environment. Strong interest, innovative, great communicator, detail-oriented.
  • The Junior Ecotoxicologist will conduct environmental risk assessments, prepare reports for regulatory authorities, analyze data, liaise with clients and authorities, ensure standards are met, and support project teams with environmental aspects.

Graduate Job

Science, SustainabilityNewcastle


  • Enviresearch Ltd, part of RSK Group is currently searching for a bright and ambitious PhD Graduate to join our team as a Junior Ecotoxicologist and benefit from full and ongoing training to become a Regulatory Ecotoxicologist. This will be on a full-time, permanent basis from our Newcastle-upon-Tyne office. This position has the potential for hybrid office/home working. We would also consider candidates with ecotoxicology lab experience who are looking to move into a desk-based risk assessment role.
  • Enviresearch Ltd delivers regulatory and risk assessment services in Europe, for the global chemical industry. Highly regarded for our technical and regulatory expertise, we pride ourselves on providing bespoke customer support. We carry out advisory, scientific, technical, and regulatory support work for our clients. We provide services in a range of chemical legislation, but our environmental team’s main focus is on the registration of agrochemicals (Plant Protection Products Regulation 1107/2009) and biocidal products (Biocidal Products Regulation EU 528/2012). 
  • You will be involved in all aspects of projects including providing expert advice, data gap analysis, sourcing data, study monitoring, exposure analysis and application of bespoke risk assessment techniques. You will focus on the effects of chemical on the environment / ecotoxicology. You will join the risk assessment team at a leading Regulatory Science Consultancy and take part in an exceptional training programme – an excellent career opportunity.


  • PhD (or equivalent experience) in an environmental chemistry or eco-toxicology related discipline.
  • Thesis must be related to ecotoxicology / environmental toxicology or the assessment of the effects of chemical in the environment.
  • Strong knowledge / interest in the effects of chemical compounds in the environment.
  • Innovative self-starters.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • To provide environmental risk assessment expertise to help assess the impacts of chemicals on the environment in accordance with relevant guidelines.
  • To prepare assessment reports and dossiers for regulatory authorities.
  • To undertake data analyses and interpretations, literature review and searches for individual projects.
  • Liaising and negotiating with commercial clients and regulatory authorities.
  • Ensuring all standards are met and preparations, submissions and follow ups are carried out in a timely manner, to meet regulatory deadlines when applicable.
  • Provide advice and support to the rest of the project team for environmental aspects of projects.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Life assurance 
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership