PhD position in Ecotoxicology of PFAS at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is hiring a PhD researcher to study the ecotoxicity of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to terrestrial and aquatic organisms.

The researcher will assess the toxicity and bioaccumulation of a number of representative PFAS in selected organisms representative of soil, sediment, and surface water. The project aims at accomplishing a reliable risks assessment for PFAS in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems based on an improved understanding of the drivers of their exposure and hazard.

Application deadline: 20 June 2021

Contact: Dr. Kees van Gestel (

For more details, please see the official job posting.