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Fera is an executive agency of Defra, our role is to support and develop a sustainable food chain, a healthy natural environment, and to protect the community from biological and chemical risks. The Food and Environmental Safety Programme at Fera exists to ensure the safety and quality of the food chain and the environment from which it is produced. It consists of nearly 200 scientists and direct support; organised into teams: Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines, Environmental Risk, ASIST, Environmental Contaminants, Process Contaminants and Migration and LCMS.
Human & Environment Safety Scientist
CSP 3727 Fixed Term Appointment (3 Years) from £25,307
As a Human and Environmental Safety Scientist you will be responsible for the planning, performance and Study Direction for GLP regulatory studies for human exposure to agrochemicals, industrial chemicals, veterinary medicines and pharmaceuticals. The role will also involve participation in R&D projects dealing with exposure to chemicals.
A degree (or equivalent qualifi cation) in a relevant chemistry/ environmental or related discipline is required. Candidates without this level of qualifi cation will need to demonstrate relevant experience.
Previous experience of planning and implementing fi eld or laboratorybased studies is essential.
All the roles are based in York and there is the possibility of a change to a longer period of employment with Fera in the future. Fera is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Benefi ts include a choice of valuable pension arrangements and fl exible working practices.
Closing Date: 20 July 2012