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Research Fellow in Ecotoxicology

School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £35,845 to £42,792 per annum
Contract Length: 18 months
Closing Date:  Monday 02 November 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  SP4158-20-235

We are pleased to advertise an exciting new opportunity to join our school and work as part of REDPOL project (Reduction of pollution by endocrine disrupting compounds at source: innovative products for the commercial lab market), a consortium consisting of a group of French and British partners, researchers, developers and managers from the public and private sectors, working together to integrate scientific knowledge into physical and biological measurement systems.  

This EU Interreg Channel funded project aims to develop a transcriptomic approach on bivalve species of commercial interest (mussels, oysters, clams), for the discovery of EDCs induced biomarker profiles (through the Adverse Outcome Pathway concept) and the design of robust tests for biotechnology market. EDCs (Endocrine disrupting chemicals) are natural or synthetic compounds that can interfere with the organism’ s endocrine system and impact normal development, growth and reproduction. 

In order to be successful on this post, you will have:

  • A postgraduate qualification/PhD or an equivalent level of professional experience in Ecotoxicology.
  • Experience in Ecotoxicology and Analytical chemistry (HPLC and GC/MS) research methods and techniques
  • Experience of planning, designing, conducting, analysing and publishing results of ecotoxicological exposure experiments, and make presentations at conferences and other events. 
  • Experience of working within established research projects

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Corina Ciocan at

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

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