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Senior Toxicologist – Cambridge Environmental Assessments - Part of RSK ADAS

Company: Cambridge Environmental Assessments – Part of RSK ADAS
The role: Senior Toxicologist, Boxworth, Cambridgeshire, UK or home-based
Salary: Competitive salary
Closing Date: Friday 23rd November 2018

Senior Toxicologist

Cambridge Environmental Assessments is part of RSK ADAS. With over 75 years’ experience, ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors.
ADAS has recently been acquired by the RSK Group Ltd which is one of Europe’s leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies and is ranked number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join.
Cambridge Environmental Assessments (CEA) provides strategic and dossier support for chemical and product registrations across Europe, encompassing agrochemicals, biocides, veterinary medicines and other chemical products. We specialise in designing and conducting higher tier studies, toxicology and ecotoxicology hazard characterization and risk assessments for chemicals, biocides, pesticides, and food contact materials compliance, etc. CEA has a well-earned reputation for providing higher tier, non-standard support for challenging products in an increasingly demanding regulatory environment.
Senior Toxicologist – Boxworth, Cambridgeshire, UK or home-based
The role:

To develop, manage and deliver toxicology support work for commercial clients.

This will involve:

  • Leading and managing Toxicology projects throughout the project cycle (including scoping the work, planning the resources and ensuring timely and profitable delivery).
  • Personally delivering toxicology consultancy to a range of commercial clients, and gaining expertise in the evaluation of potential endocrine disrupting chemicals according to the new EU criteria.
  • Leading the delivery of technical reviews, investigations and other desk based assessments in support of commercially funded projects, overseeing the input of others as required.
  • Writing clear and accurate scientific reports, and conducting literature reviews, suitable for submission to international regulatory authorities.
  • Working with regulators on behalf of clients, as required.

Successful candidates will:

  • Ideally hold a post graduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • Be a member of a Professional Register in Toxicology (e.g. ERT).
  • Have comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practice of Regulatory Toxicology.
  • Have a working knowledge of chemical use and regulation as relevant to human health within the industrial chemical/agricultural/environmental sectors in the UK and Europe.
  • Have a willingness to work flexibly and occasionally travel within Europe.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills, good organisational and planning skills, and good interpersonal and team working skills.

Salary and benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory Pension Scheme.
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care.
  • Regular training and career development.

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to support your professional development in all aspects.

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your current salary, confirming that you are eligible to work in the UK, and identifying how you meet the job criteria.

Applications to be sent to Angela Dewhurst, 14 Beecham Court, Pemberton Business Park, Wigan, WN3 6PR, Tel 01942 493255 or email by 9.00 a.m. on Friday 23rd November 2018. If you require further information on this position, contact Angela Dewhurst as above.

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

For more information about CEA and RSK ADAS Ltd., visit and


RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Principal Toxicologist - National Centre for Environmental Toxicology (NCET)

Company: National Centre for Environmental Toxicology (NCET)
The role: Principal Toxicologist
Salary: Benefits to attract the best

Principal Toxicologist

WRc requires a motivated principal consultant with a significant track record and outstanding reputation in toxicology to help us achieve our ambitious growth strategy. Our work, for a wide range of utility, regulatory, government and industrial clients, covers three key sectors: water, gas and resource efficiency.

We are looking for an ambitious leader in their field who will support the growth in both the breadth and depth of NCET’s services. In particular we are looking for someone who:

  • Is at the forefront of emerging issues relevant to mammalian toxicology
  • Wants to lead a team with varying levels of qualification and experience who need to develop and learn
  • Is excited by the prospect of growing a significant business service whilst enhancing technical reputation.
  • Is socially skilled and still enjoys the technical challenges
  • Has ambitions for the organisation they work for and themselves
  • Can work both strategically and tactically according to the situation
  • Is commercial and client focussed
  • Wants to learn and develop themselves and their team.
  • Who cares about the environment and wants to make a difference.

The successful candidate will work primarily in WRc’s National Centre for Environmental Toxicology taking a central role in growing the client base of the toxicology area, providing an end-to-end service to our customers from pre-sale engagement and defining clients’ needs and solutions, through ensuring the delivery of outputs of an exceptional quality, to post-sale solution implementation.

The National Centre for Environmental Toxicology (NCET)

Is a specialised team within WRc whose work  is desk-based and brings new challenges daily, covering chemical contamination and emergencies, environmental and human health exposure, hazard and risk assessments (including  the development of quality standards such as drinking water standards) and the fate and behaviour of chemicals in the environment (water and soil). Our service depends upon our knowledge and expertise as well as providing prompt and professional advice to our clients.

The Principal Toxicologist has responsibility for

  • Providing high level technical expertise in the preparation of chemical hazard and risk assessments for industry, the water companies and UK and international regulators.,
  • Ensuring 24-hour support to our key clients as part of the toxicology advisory service;
  • Ensuring the technical output of the team meets high standards
  • Ensuring the dissemination of knowledge of toxicology and ecotoxicology to the team, clients and other leaders within WRc;
  • Building and maintaining positive client relationships as a basis for developing new markets and business opportunities
  • Enhancing the reputation of NCET and WRc
  • Supporting the continuous development of team members.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a European Registered Toxicologist
  • Must have an MSc but preferably possess a PhD or equivalent in Toxicology or a directly related subject;
  • Have an extensive, credible track record in the field of mammalian toxicology,
  • Have proven experience of working with a wide range of clients, and an extensive network of useful contacts ;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication including an ability to effectively disseminate information to non-experts;
  • Demonstrate excellent ability to provide robust and rapid peer review of technical reports;
  • Demonstrate a proven ability to consistently develop sought after offerings linking key skills to the market need.
  • Demonstrate an ability to lead and motivate and a willingness to take ownership of issues and seek team participation to achieve the best solution;

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter to Joann Sprules, Senior HR Advisor at

Toxicologists - National Centre for Environmental Toxicology (NCET)

Company: Water Research Centre Ltd
The role: Science Manager – Toxicology
Location: Swindon
Salary: £NEG + Benefits

Toxicologists – National Centre for Environmental Toxicology (NCET)

Toxicologists:  The successful candidate will work primarily in Water Research Centre’s National Centre for Environmental Toxicology (NCET) taking a central role to deliver high quality and timely expertise to clients and customers.

NCET is a specialised team within the business, whose work  is desk-based and brings new challenges daily, covering chemical contamination and emergencies, environmental and human health exposure, hazard and risk assessments (including  the development of relevant quality standards) and the fate and behaviour of chemicals in the environment (air, water and soil). Our service depends upon our knowledge and expertise as well as providing prompt and professional advice to our clients.

The Role:

  • Providing technical expertise in the preparation of chemical hazard and risk assessments for industry, the water companies and UK and international regulators, ensuring the technical output of all written and verbal work meets high standards
  • Evaluate, interpret and summarise toxicological data to support risk and hazard assessments of chemical substances
  • Liaises with a broad range of clients from private companies to government agencies
  • To support in the development of new growth opportunities with the business area
  • Preparing dossiers and documents in support of industrial applications to REACH and other regulations
  • Providing 24-hour support to our key clients as part of the toxicology advisory service
  • Participating in multi-disciplinary project teams as and when required

The role involves extensive interaction with fellow human health experts, eco-toxicologists, and chemists as well as working alongside other environmental and engineering disciplines.


  • A first degree in a biological, chemical or health science discipline
  • Post-graduate specialisation in toxicology, for example, through an MSc qualification
  • Familiarity with mammalian toxicology study data
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Good PC skills and knowledge of software such as IUCLID, QSAR, BMDS, Toxtree.

Candidates will have a positive attitude and be highly motivated with the ability to work both independently and as a member of a multifunctional team. Further professional career development is encouraged.

The Company:

Water Research Centre is an Independent Centre of Excellence for Innovation and Growth. As a fast growing consultancy we operate across different sectors including Water, Environment, and Chemical industries.  Our clients include regulators, water and utility companies, government organisations, NGOs, trade organisations, industrial manufacturers. Building on a legacy in the international water and environment sector stretching back over 90 years, we bring a shared purpose of discovering and delivering new and exciting solutions that enable our clients to meet the challenges of the future.

Further Details Available from Joann Sprules –

Regulatory Toxicologist - Exponent International

Company: Exponent International
The role: Regulatory Toxicologist
Location: Harrogate or Derby

Apply HERE

Regulatory Toxicologist – Exponent International

Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialisation.

Exponent’s European Chemical Regulation & Food Safety Centre specialises in timely high-quality, creative, and practical solutions to problems that affect our clients ability to conduct business globally. Our experienced staff include both technical and regulatory consultants who are experienced in dealing with pesticide and non-pesticidal products including conventional chemicals, biochemicals, biocides, cosmetics, consumer products and products of biotechnology and with foods, food ingredients, and nutrition.
We are currently recruiting for an experienced Regulatory Toxicologist join our team, based in the UK in our Harrogate or Derby office and home working would be considered for the right candidate.

Responsibilities for this position include:
• Working in a diverse team of experienced toxicologists, working across plant protection products, biocides, industrial chemicals, foods, consumer products and occupational health
• Providing high quality technical scientific and regulatory advice
• Project management and the delivery of finished documents to support registrations in Europe and a range of other countries
• Building and developing successful client relationships
• Actively marketing expertise and identifying potential new opportunities for Exponent

Required Experience:
• A minimum of a BSc in chemistry, biology or closely related field with a strong preference for a professional qualification or higher degree in toxicology
• Knowledge and experience of European regulatory frameworks relating to plant protection products, industrial chemicals, food or consumer products
• Experience of working with guidance documents (e.g. endocrine disruptors, groundwater, impurities, dermal absorption) concerning the application of European pesticides regulation
• Proven experience of data interpretation and problem solving, gained in a relevant industry

Desirable Experience:
• Experience of hazard classification under CLP
• Experience with integrating toxicology data across different parts of an active substance dossier
• Experience with assembling and writing submission dossiers for Europe and JMPR
• An awareness of the evolution of future regulatory policy especially in Europe
• Experience of working within regulatory frameworks in regions other than Europe
• Familiarity with OECD test guidelines, the principles of GLP, study placement and study monitoring
• Evidence of and aptitude for networking (e.g. with external experts, business managers, representation on industry or inter-agency task forces, committee membership in a professional society, contacts across industry)
• A recognised authority in one or more of the following areas: Reproductive and developmental toxicity, endocrinology, carcinogenicity or genotoxicity
• Experience of working in a team environment especially multi-disciplinary project teams
• Experience of business development

Exponent International Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

Apply HERE

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