Scientist Position in Applied Soil Ecotoxicology (100%) (BB-39E54)

Gefunden in: Neuvoo CH

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 Lausanne we invite applications for a Scientist Position in Applied Soil Ecotoxicology (100%) We are seeking an environmental scientist with a strong background in soil ecotoxicology, with special emphasis on bioassays and biological indicators. The position is focused on (1) selecting or developing, validating and applying ecotoxicological methods for environmental monitoring and quality assessment; (2) standardizing relevant bioassays; and (3) providing and transferring expertise to stakeholders. Projects will be carried out in close collaboration with Swiss federal and cantonal agencies, as well as academic and industry experts in the field. The successful candidate will be required to actively participate in relevant national and international working groups, present research results at scientific conferences, write reports and scientific papers, organize and lecture in advanced education courses, provide expert consulting and maintain strong links with Swiss stakeholders. Candidates should have a doctoral degree in environmental sciences with a focus on ecotoxicological effect assessment in soil. Expertise in molecular biology and/or ecology and/or professional experience in a regulatory work environment (e.g. authorities, consulting, industry), (inter)-national working groups and collaborations with stakeholders are a plus. The candidate is expected to show initiative, independently plan and manage projects, work efficiently as part of a team, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as time management and organizational skills. Fluency in spoken and written French (and/or German) and English is required. We offer a position located in Lausanne, Switzerland, with competitive salary and benefits, as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team in a stimulating scientific work environment. The Ecotox Centre is committed to promoting equal opportunities for women and men and to supporting the compatibility of family and work. This position is initially for two years, an extension or long-term commitment is desired. For more information about Ecotox Centre and Eawag and our employment conditions please consult www.oekotoxzentrum.ch , and www.eawag.ch/en/aboutus/working/ employment . We intend to fill the position as soon as possible. Please submit your application by 8 March 2021. Applications 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 about the position, please contact Dr Benoit Ferrari 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. - Environment - Environnement - Umwelt - Reference: jobs.myscience.ch/id51932

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