The Department of Cell Toxicology at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig invites applications for a PhD Researcher. The position starts in March 2023.
Some of the major tasks related to the position include (but are not limited to):-
- Working in a research project that has the aim to develop new hazard indicators (cumulative and persistent toxicity equivalents (CTE and PTE)) that have the potential to modernize PBT-assessment within environmental risk assessment of chemicals.
- Developing case studies for a better assessment of replacement products using the CTE and PTE hazard indicators.
- Measuring the effects of environmental pollutants with high-throughput cellular bioassays.
- Presenting results at international conferences and prepare publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Prospective candidates should hold a Master in environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, bioanalysis, (eco)toxicology, environmental system analysis, geoecology or related areas along with research experience with in vitro bioassays, toxicology or microbiology/biodegradation. Candidates must also possess skills in IT and data evaluation/modelling.
Application deadline – 4th January, 2023
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