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Human Health Toxicologist

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At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future. One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

You will join our Environment Team in Arcadis, where we are conducting, advising, designing, and coordinating the implementation of solutions to prevent, control and remedy the adverse effects of human activity on the environment. We are offering support in environmental analysis with the final purpose to monitor and study levels of pollutants in the water and soil. Your main tasks will be to support our clients with understanding the (eco)toxicological hazards and environmental fate of their chemicals, look for alternatives for animal testing, help identifying safer alternatives for hazardous compounds, follow-up on studies with testing facilities, support with the set-up of experimental design and/or interpretation of results, develop exposure modelling and calculate risks for workers, the environment, or consumers.

Role accountabilities:

  • Data gap analysis and development of endpoint coverage strategies
  • QSAR modelling, development of read-across justifications
  • Study monitoring & proactive communication with third parties on ongoing tests
  • Hazard assessment (incl. PNEC/ DNEL derivation, PBT / toxin assessment, determination of classification and labelling)
  • Evaluation of alternative substances to select the most sustainable compound
  • Support use mapping, exposure, and risk assessment
  • You stay on top of trends and developments in risk assessment (such as endocrine disruptors, nanomaterials, New Approach Methodologies, mixture toxicity, etc.) and are happy to grow as an expert in one of these topics
  • Act as subject matter expert in projects you are involved

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in life sciences (BioMedical Sciences, Biology, Toxicology, Chemistry, Bio-engineering)  
  • A degree in toxicology or ecotoxicology or proven working experience in a regulatory context is an asset
  • Strong understanding of scientific disciplines to be able to assess if a wide range of chemicals are toxic or harmful to humans and other living organisms or the environment
  • Knowledge on Regulatory Toxicology with the implementation of REACH and CLP regulations 
  • You have practical knowledge of the European Regulatory framework for chemicals, biocides, or pharmaceuticals. You know or are willing to learn how the OECD/EU tests are performed and can interpret and use them in a regulatory context
  • You can handle complexity, look at issues from different angles, eager to find solutions that are acceptable for industry and authorities, have an analytical and detail-oriented mindset
  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills in English and at least one other EU language. These skills allow you to share complex technical issues in a straightforward and concise way. You can bring your message across to a variety of scientific and non-scientific audiences
  • You are happy to collaborate and communicate with other experts within the company, at the client, sector associations or competent authorities
  • Knowledge in analyzing scientific environmental data, performing quality-control checks, preparing, reviewing, and updating reports
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet. We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate. To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day, which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people.

 Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.

Human Health Toxicologist
  • Bucuresti
  • Iași

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