Ecotoxicology Principal Scientist

Dependent on Experience
06 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Georgina Beer
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently supporting a global CRO based in Derbyshire who are looking for an experienced Scientist to become the Principal Scientist in Aquatic Ecotoxicology. You will scientifically manage the Aquatic Ecotoxicology and Biodegradation Department and be directly responsible for all scientific content, client liaison, recruitment, training and compliance with GLP.


Your duties as the Principal Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for providing scientific advice on Aquatic Ecotoxicology and technical assistance within and outside of the company. Protecting the company brand and ensuring the delivery of results to clients at all times is important in your role.

2. Your strategic responsibilities will involved assessing market opportunities for new areas of aquatic ecotoxicology and biodegradation as well as making proposals for resources and capital expenditure.

3. As the Principal Scientist, your management duties will involve controlling cost, making proposals for staffing levels, ensuring timely reports, forecasting revenue and overall providing leadership to the department.

4. Representing the company in client and scientific meetings as a scientific experience on aquatic ecotoxicology and biodegradation will be an important aspect of your role.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Principal Scientist, we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant PhD in a Life Sciences related discipline such as, but not limited to, Biological Sciences, Ecotoxicology, Environmental Sciences etc.

2. Previous industry experience within the Ecotoxicology field managing multiple reports and taking responsibility for departmental budgeting and forecasting is essential.

Key Words: Ecotoxicology | Manager | Aquatic Sciences | Biodegradation | GLP | Management | Life Sciences | Principal Scientist

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.