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Scientist - Aquatic Chemistry / Ecotoxicology

Job Title: Scientist - Aquatic Chemistry / Ecotoxicology
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stirling, Scotland
Salary: £0.00 per annum + depending on experience
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH54867_1503485948
Contact Name: Emer Meehan
Contact Email: e.meehan@parity.net
Job Published: August 23, 2017 11:59

Job Description

Scientist - Aquatic Chemistry / Ecotoxicology - Stirling

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Aquatic Chemistry / Ecotoxicology Scientist, for a contract until 22nd December 2017 based with Stirling with our public-sector client.

You will be required to undertake collation, presentation and assessments of data on chemicals in the water environment.

Duties will include -

  • Literature and Data Searches
  • Collation of data and information on chemicals, chemical fate and behaviour and ecotoxicity
  • Undertaking statistical analysis and produce appropriate graphs and tables using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Prepare technical and non-technical reports
  • Frequent and regular communication with Senior Specialist and Principal Specialist Scientists.
  • Management of own workload including prioritisation and forward planning.

Essential skills -

  • Degree in a relevant science subject. Postgraduate degree would be desirable.
  • Good understanding of environmental chemistry data, in particular, pesticides, biocides or veterinary medicines.
  • Good understanding of ecotoxicity test data and the analysis of datasets.
  • Demonstrable experience in literature searching, in data collection and presentation is essential.
  • An understanding of basic statistical analysis is required.
  • High level of written and spoken English required.
  • Experience in writing scientific, technical and non-technical reports and publications is essential.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Experience of working as part of a team to deliver outcomes to tight deadlines.

Desirable skills -

  • An understanding of marine fin-fish aquaculture or fish physiology would be advantageous.
  • An understanding of environmental chemical standards and their derivation would be advantageous.
  • Experience of organising in meetings or events would be advantageous
  • Experience of scientific note-taking would be beneficial

If you have the skills and experience required for this position please send me you CV for consideration.

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