DuPont Principal Investigator in Newark, Delaware

Principal Investigator (Job Number: 189462W-01)


Risk Assessor

DuPont is seeking a Risk Assessor to work at Haskell laboratory located in Newark, Delaware. Haskell Global Centers for Health and Environmental Sciences is a full-service toxicology laboratory with a growing competency in risk assessment.

The successful candidate will:

(1) be responsible for collecting, organizing and summarizing chemical use and exposure information.

(2) be knowledgeable of exposure estimation techniques (from simple calculations to complex tools) to supplement any lack of exposure measurements.

(3) be responsible for reviewing the hazard information and appropriately conducting the risk characterization (comparing exposure and hazard).

(4) be responsible for communicating effectively (in English) the risk assessment to different audiences in support of product development, product stewardship, and regulatory compliance.

Although compliance with Europe’s REACH legislation is a major focus, providing risk assessment support world wide is expected. The successful candidate will help Haskell laboratory move strategically in the direction of providing risk assessment capabilities to DuPont businesses.

DuPont is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DuPont is an e-Verify Employer



Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience in risk assessment, with particular emphasis in exposure assessment

  • PhD or MS in Environmental Science, Environmental Health or related field of study

  • Demonstrated quantitative skills relevant to human and ecological exposure estimation

  • Demonstrated understanding of basic toxicological endpoints and benchmarks used in hazard assessment

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

  • Ability to effectively function as a member of a high-performance, international risk assessment and toxicology teamThe following are highly desirable:

  • Experience/understanding of REACH, HPV, Canada DSL, USEPA programs, and California Proposition 65

  • Experience with exposure modeling programs (e.g., EUSES, ECETOC TRA)

  • Ability to review and use hazard benchmarks required by regulatory programs (DNEL, PNEC, RfD, RfC, CSF, NSRL, MADL, occupational exposure limits, etc.)

  • Data management/organization experience

  • Fluency in a second European languageDuPont offers an attractive salary and comprehensive benefits.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Newark

Organization: Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Master's Degree (±18 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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