Tuesday , April 16 2024

Unilever Vacancies – Computational Chemist

Website Unilever

Job Description:

Unilever’s Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre (SEAC) is responsible for protecting consumers, workers and our environment by ensuring Unilever’s products and processes are safe & sustainable by design. This is a permanent role focussing on the development and application of models and read-across of toxicological and ecotoxicological data to inform safety assessments for Unilever and to fulfil the requirement of global chemicals regulations. This role sits within SEAC’s computational science team consisting of computational chemists, bioinformaticians, data scientists and mathematical modellers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support regulatory colleagues in the preparation of dossiers containing New Approach Methodologies (NAMs)
  • Provide technical leadership & training to both experts and non-experts to ensure novel approaches are embedded within the organisation
  • Jointly lead the development of new predictive methods for application in non-animal risk assessment of ingredients
  • Collaborate with others in the computational science team and across SEAC to promote best practice
  • Promote acceptance of new scientific approaches externally through interactions with Key Opinion Formers (KOFs) with international reputation and influence
  • Publish and present externally on novel computational approaches
  • Collaborate with scientists from a variety of backgrounds to understand safety assessment problems

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lead and motivate others
  • PhD or commensurate experience in a relevant scientific discipline e.g. chemistry, biology, toxicology
  • Demonstrable experience of the use of required reporting formats e.g. QPRF, QMRF, RAAF
  • Strong and effective influencing and communication skills
  • Experience of preparing predictions of (eco)toxicological endpoints for inclusion in regulatory submissions
  • Strong problem-solving capability and ability to work autonomously

Job Details:

Company: Unilever

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Nottingham, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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