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RIFCON GmbH is a leading independent contract research institution specialized in risk assessment and registration of plant protection products. We are a highly motivated team of competent scientists, working in areas ranging from exposure assessments to standard and higher tier risk assessments or field studies. As a constantly growing enterprise, we are always looking  for motivated scientists to support our team.

 

Please note: Please send applications only to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., NOT to the general contact address (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), since your application can not be considered in the latter case.


 

Currently open positions


Ecological Modeller/Ecological Modelling Expert (m/f)

 

RIFCON GmbH is an independent scientific consulting company offering a competent and adaptable service portfolio for the registration of agrochemicals, biocides and biopesticides. Our services range from complete EU registration packages to sophisticated GLP field studies and various combinations of these two elements.

We pride ourselves in offering high quality services, in full compliance with new developments in legislation, science, product registration and field methods. We continuously strive to develop higher tier field options for registration procedures. Our scientists and technicians are dedicated to achieving the highest level of quality and efficiency with a view to guarantee professional and cost-effective solutions.

 

We are looking for an Ecological Modeller / Ecological Modelling Expert to complement our “Population Modelling and Statistics” team. Your tasks will include the application of ecological models in the context of risk assessment, analyses and reporting of the results, as well as involvement in the further development of our models.

 

Your Qualification

  • Background in natural science, e.g. biology, geoecology, environmental science, applied system science or equivalent
  • Experience in the application of simulation models in an ecological or environmental context
  • Experience in R or a similar scripting language (e.g. Python)
  • Knowledge of a high-level programming language (e.g. C/C++, Java) is advantageous
  • Experience in applied statistics is advantageous
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Working in a self-organised and team-oriented way

 

Our Offer

  • Attractive working environment including permanent contract and multifaceted tasks
  • To work as part of knowledgeable and dedicated international team of scientists and staff
  • The possibility of professional development and occupational education
  • An option to widen your personal network in the area of industry, science and regulatory authorities

 

Contact

If you meet our requirements please apply in English or German and send us your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the Ref. No.: 01-08.2017 before 29th September 2017 (Cover Letter, CV and Letter of Reference in one PDF document).

RIFCON GmbH – Niederlassung Hirschberg – Goldbeckstr. 13 – 69493 Hirschberg

Phone: +49 6201 84528 00 – Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – Homepage: www.rifcon.de