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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


Ecotoxicologist (m/f/n) (Ref. No 01-01.2019)

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 currently looking for an experienced scientist in full-time for our ecotoxicology team located in Bad Dürkheim / Germany.

Your Tasks and responsibilities

The candidate will be involved in various aspects of registration activities for plant protection products under Regulation 1107/2009/EC including:

  • Calculation of ecotoxicological risk assessments according to EU regulations and national requirements
  • Preparation of dossiers according to current EU regulations and national requirements
  • Preparation of expert statements
  • Development of higher tier approaches and complex risk assessments
  • Evaluation of scientific data according to registration requirements
  • Evaluation of authority requests and commenting

Your qualification

  • Scientific background (Biology, Ecotoxicology or equivalent discipline)
  • Professional experience in the field of (regulatory) ecotoxicology is of advantage
  • Publication in international peer-reviewed scientific journals is a plus
  • Experience in GLP & technical understanding is advantageous
  • Excellent communication and team player skills
  • Very good level of written and spoken English, other language skills is advantageous
  • A dedicated and self-motivating approach is a matter of course

Our Offer

  • Attractive working environment including indefinite contract and multifaceted tasks
  • Dedicated team of international and young scientists
  • Possibility of professional development and occupational education

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.: 01-01.2019 before 28th February 2019 (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


Senior Efficacy Project Manager / Senior Efficacy Expert (m/f/n) (Ref. 01-11.2018)

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 currently looking for a full-time agricultural scientist or agricultural biologist for our Regulatory Affairs Department located in Hirschberg / Germany.

Your Tasks and responsibilities

The candidate will be involved in various aspects of the registration of agricultural chemicals and plant protection products including:

  • Processing and evaluation of scientific data to assess efficacy of plant protection products according to registration requirements and EPPO standards
  • Preparation of EU dossiers according to current EU regulations and national requirements
  • Preparation of Biological Assessment Dossiers, draft Registration Reports and Comparative Assessments
  • Preparation of expert statements and authority requests
  • Study monitoring
  • Preparation of study protocols
  • Data base maintenance
  • Communication with clients, authorities and CROs

Your Qualification

  • Scientific background (agricultural scientist/ agricultural biologist or similar discipline)
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in similar position desired
  • Expertise in efficacy evaluations using ARM ST
  • Personal experience in conducting/ evaluating and monitoring efficacy trials
  • Good to advanced experience in using Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good level of written and spoken English
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a team

Our Offer

  • Attractive working environment including permanent contract and multifaceted tasks
  • To work as part of a 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.: 01-11.2018 before 15st January 2019 (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


Experienced Environmental Modeling Expert (m/f/n) (Ref. No 02-11.2018)

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, general consultancy work 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, 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 the aim of guaranteeing professional and cost-effective solutions.

For our E-Fate Modeling team located in Hirschberg / Germany we are looking for an environmental modeling expert (full time).

Your Tasks and responsibilities

The candidate will be involved in various aspects of the registration process including:

  • The registration of active ingredients, plant protection products in Europe according to Regulation 1107/2009/EC
  • Close cooperation with our clients
  • Development of registration strategies to support our clients in regulatory affairs
  • Preparation of EU dossiers according to European and national requirements
  • Collaboration with regulatory and scientific units
  • Tracking of regulatory processes

Your Qualification

  • Scientific background (Geoecology, Biology, Earth and Environmental sciences or equivalent discipline)
  • Knowledge of environmental fate modeling preferred (e.g. FOCUS models)
  • Knowledge of regulatory processes for product registrations in the EU would be advantageous
  • Very good level of written and spoken English, additional languages would be advantageous
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a team

Our Offer

  • Attractive working environment including permanent contract and multifaceted tasks
  • To work as part of a 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 your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the Ref. No.: 02-11.2018 before 31st January 2019 (Please include a covering letter, your CV, a Letter of Reference and your salary expectation 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