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Vacancy Title Ecotoxicology Section Manager
Country of employment United kingdom
Job description We are looking for a life sciences graduate/PhD or equivalent, with a proven track record within an R&D or Contract Research Organisation who has good interpersonal and leadership skills, and expertise in both science and management.
The successful candidate will be familiar with working within a GLP environment to OECD/US EPA OPPTS/JMAFF guidelines and have knowledge of terrestrial and aquatic ecotoxicology. Ideally the individual will have an understanding or experience of the Home-office licencing system, preferably be a holder of a personal or project fish licence, or have a willingness to take on the roles and responsibilities with relevant training. Competence to explore new testing methodologies and adapting current methods to suit difficult compounds and new testing strategies would be an advantage.
The successful candidate will be required to act as Study Director or Principal Investigator on designated studies and to conduct practical work in support of these studies for both regulatory and non-regulatory purposes. This work may be of a complex nature and it is expected that the work and its interpretation will be carried out competently with a high degree of independence.
This challenging role will involve leading and managing the Ecotoxicology Section and as a member of the company management team being responsible for devising the strategy for growing the ecotoxicology business and in managing and developing staff. The role will also involve delivering quality data on time, both as a Study Director in the team and in reviewing the data produced. For this post, willingness to work out of hours on occasion and a full UK driving licence are essential.
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Contract type Permanent
Daily basis Full Time
Gross salary
Start time  -08-01
Duration of contract  
CV submission deadline  -06-01
Last updated on 2012-05-16 by alan_whittle
Contact Details
Contact person alan, whittle
Institute CEMAS
Address Ascot, Berkshire, UK

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