Toxicologist

£25,674 (rising to £30,821 after successful completion of training, pay award pending)

Bootle or York

This is science with a unique remit. At the Chemicals Regulation Division of the Health & Safety Executive, everything we do is for one vital purpose: to protect the environment and human health from potentially harmful substances, whilst enabling the use of chemicals in Great Britain. Ours is a passionate commitment.

As a Regulatory Toxicologist, you will provide technical input to our regulatory work. This includes the assessment of the human health hazards and risks of a wide range of chemicals, pesticides and biocides and their formulations. You will share your results internally and externally, to expert committees, other government departments and relevant stakeholders.

This is an opportunity to build a worthwhile career in regulatory science. Alongside a structured training programme lasting at least 18 months, you will gain valuable experience in national and international chemical legislation, communicating with stakeholders, strategic planning, scientific writing and regulatory decision-making.

We’re looking for people with a minimum 2.2 degree in a science-based discipline. You’ll possess drive, determination and good planning skills, along with a collaborative approach and strong communication skills. Highly analytical, you’ll also be proficient in Microsoft Office. We welcome applications from graduates with degrees pending award in 2021. Conditional offers will be subject to attaining the minimum of a 2:2 grade in one of the Science related subjects listed or relevant area.

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