Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Principal Scientist (E-Fate)


  • South West
  • DOE
  • Analytical Chemistry

About this job

Our client has a reputation in the field for tackling highly complex analytical studies that require extensive industry expertise to solve. Working for over 65 years in the aquatic, ecotoxicology, and environmental fate industries, they support their clients in understanding the lifecycle of chemicals in the environment and impact on the ecosystem.

Due to continued expansion, our client is seeking an accomplished Senior/Principal Scientist to join their growing Environmental Fate department. This state-of-the-art laboratory is well-equipped with the latest instrumentation to support challenging GLP regulated projects across the industry.

As Principal Scientist within the group, you will act as a subject matter expert within the Environmental Fate field, representing the company through external collaborations, conferences, and expert working groups. You will provide oversight and study management expertise for complex or bespoke projects with a focus on higher tier simulation studies, while expanding and supporting external partnerships. In addition to this you will mentor and coach a team of talented Study Directors, support the business development team from a technical perspective and encourage new service activities across the department.

To be considered for this opportunity you must have:

  • BSc/MSc/PhD in Chemistry/Environmental Sciences or closely related.
  • At least 10 years’ experience within the E-Fate industry ideally within a CRO environment
  • Previous experience as a GLP Study Director

The company offer exceptional opportunities for career growth within a friendly and supportive team. As well as a competitive salary, pension and associated benefits you will enjoy an unrivalled working environment, including an active social calendar and subsidised canteen.

Apply to VRS today to be considered for this brand-new opportunity!

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