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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.

 

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Currently open positions


Experienced Dietary Safety Expert / Consumer Safety Expert (Ref. No 05-09.2018)

RIFCON GmbH is an independent scientific consulting company offering a competent and adaptable service portfolio for the registration of agrochemicals. 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 food chemist / ecotrophologist (or equivalent discipline) for our Consumer Safety team located in Hirschberg / Germany and in Bad Dürkheim /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 according to registration requirements
  • Risk assessments for consumers
  • Preparation of EU dossiers according to current EU regulations and national requirements
  • Preparation of MRL dossiers and import tolerance petitions
  • Preparation of expert statements and authority requests
  • Study monitoring
  • Communication with clients and authorities

Your Qualification

  • Scientific background (food chemist, ecotrophologist or similar discipline)
  • Professional experience (minimum 3 years) in the field of regulatory consumer safety
  • Experience in MRL calculations and consumer safety evaluations would be an asset
  • 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 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.: 05-09.2018 before October 26th 2018 (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


Junior Dietary Safety Expert / Consumer Safety Expert (Ref. No 04-09.2018)

RIFCON GmbH is an independent scientific consulting company offering a competent and adaptable service portfolio for the registration of agrochemicals. 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 food chemist / ecotrophologist (or equivalent discipline) for our Consumer Safety team located in Hirschberg / Germany and in Bad Dürkheim /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 according to registration requirements
  • Risk assessments for consumers
  • Preparation of EU dossiers according to current EU regulations and national requirements
  • Preparation of MRL dossiers and import tolerance petitions
  • Study monitoring
  • Data base maintenance
  • Communication with clients and authorities

Your Qualification

  • Scientific background (food chemist, ecotrophologist or similar discipline)
  • Knowledge of regulatory processes for product registrations in the EU would be advantageous
  • Experience in MRL calculations and consumer safety evaluations would be an asset
  • 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 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.: 04-09.2018 before October 26th 2018 (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


Environmental Fate Field Study Expert (m/f) (Ref. No 01-09.2018)

RIFCON GmbH is an independent scientific consulting company offering a competent and adaptable service portfolio for the registration of agrochemicals. Our services range from complete EU registration packages to sophisticated GLP field studies, and particularly the combination of both: Consultant and CRO in one company.

We are able to offer high quality services, fully in line with new developments in legislation, science, product registration and field methods. Furthermore, we continuously develop higher tier field options useful 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 a soil scientist, geographer, geologist or similar education preferably in full time for our Field department located in Hirschberg / Germany.

 

Your Tasks and responsibilities

The candidate will be involved in various aspects of GLP field studies for registration activities for chemicals and plant protection products including:

  • Assisting our study directors and principal investigators with the preparation of study plans, test site selection and communication with farmers, subcontractors and clients, set-up of field trials, application of plant protection products, evaluation of the results (including statistical analysis), commenting of analytical phase reports, preparation of final reports, monitoring of field studies and laboratory work within multi-site projects, etc.
  • The position offers the opportunity for a development towards taking over the responsibility of principal investigator or study director.
  • Participation in all phases of the different study types within the department.
  • Cooperation with the Rifcon Regulatory Affairs Department on all project levels
  • Development of new study types in the area of environmental fate and ecotoxicology useful for higher tier risk assessments

Your Qualification

  • Scientific background (soil science, geography, geology, agro science or equivalent discipline)
  • Experience in statistics would be an asset
  • Experience in consultancy or CROs (preferably GLP field studies) would be very much appreciated
  • Experience in Environmental Fate would be an asset
  • Experience in GLP would be advantageous
  • Flexibility to adapt to varying study types and study schedules
  • Prepared to travel and stay away from home
  • Technical understanding would be advantageous
  • Talent for improvisation
  • Very good level of written and spoken English, additional languages would be an asset
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a team
  • Full, clean driving license would be an asset

Our Offer

  • Attractive working environment including indefinite contract and multifaceted tasks
  • Dedicated team of international scientists and staff
  • 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.: 01-09.2018 before 15th October 2018 (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

 


Versuchstechniker (m/w) (Ref. No 02-09.2018)

RIFCON GmbH ist ein unabhängiges wissenschaftliches Consulting-Unternehmen, das ein kompetentes und anpassungsfähiges Service-Portfolio für die Registrierung von Pflanzenschutzmitteln anbietet. Unsere Dienstleistungen reichen von kompletten EU Registrierungs-Paketen bis hin zu anspruchsvollen GLP Feldstudien. RIFCON GmbH ist bekannt für seine Flexibilität und die kompetente Unterstützung bei Registrierungsfragen durch Beratung und Forschung.

Wir bieten diese hochqualitativen Dienstleistungen in Übereinstimmung mit den neuesten Entwicklungen in Gesetzgebung, Wissenschaft, Produktregistrierung und Feldmethodik an. Unsere 180 wissenschaftlichen und technischen Mitarbeiter arbeiten entweder an den Standorten unserer Kunden oder in einem unserer eigenen Büros.

Für unsere Abteilung der Feldstudien in Hirschberg / Deutschland suchen wir nach Versuchstechnikern (vorzugsweise Vollzeit; Teilzeit möglich).

 

Ihre Aufgaben und Verantwortung

  • Mitarbeit an Feldversuchen unter der Leitung eines internen Projektverantwortlichen: Sammlung einer großen Bandbreite verschiedener Probentypen (z.B. Pflanzen/Ernte-Proben, Boden, Arthropoden, Regenwürmer, Bienen-Produkte, usw.), Feldversuche mit Kleinsäugern und Vögeln, Pflege der Versuchsfelder, Ausbringung von Pflanzenschutzmitteln, Aufbau und Anlage der Feldversuche, Feldersuche und Kommunikation mit Landwirten
  • Erhebung und Aufzeichnung von Feld-Daten für die spätere Zusammenstellung von Studienberichten
  • Pflege und Organisation der Arbeitsgeräte in unserer Einrichtung und für unsere Studienbedürfnisse

Ihre Qualifikationen und Fähigkeiten

  • Begeisterung für Feldarbeit
  • Landwirtschaftlicher, Gartenbau-, und/oder wissenschaftlicher (z.B. Biologie, Agrarwissenschaften, o.ä.) Hintergrund und Interesse
  • Technisches Verständnis und Improvisationstalent
  • Flexibilität, sich auf abwechslungsreiche Studientypen und Studienabläufe einzustellen
  • Reisebereitschaft
  • Gute schriftliche Englischkenntnisse (Prüfpläne und Dokumentation von Feldrohdaten in Englisch)
  • Fähigkeit zur Teamarbeit als auch zu eigenverantwortlicher Arbeit
  • Gültiger Führerschein (Klassen B, BE, C1, C1E)

Unser Angebot

  • Attraktives Arbeitsumfeld mit abwechslungsreichen Aufgaben
  • Festanstellung
  • Engagiertes Team internationaler junger Kollegen
  • Möglichkeit beruflicher Weiterentwicklung und Weiterbildung

Kontakt

Wenn Sie die Anforderungen erfüllen, senden Sie bitte Ihre Bewerbung in englischer oder deutscher Sprache an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. unter Angabe der Ref. No.: 02-09.2018 bis zum 15. Oktober 2018 (Anschreiben, Lebenslauf und Empfehlungsschreiben/Zeugnisse in einem PDF-Dokument).

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