Research Scientist Next Generation Risk Assessment (all genders)

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society.

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live a culture of inclusion, respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Your Tasks

Would you like to start your career in a team driving Next Generation Risk Assessment (NGRA)?

  • As a Post-doc in the Lab Dermal Toxicology / ADME you will focus on non-animal testing methods for toxicokinetics, studies for inhalation toxicity and endocrine disruption testing.
  • Together with your colleagues you develop, evaluate, and perform non-animal testing methods and approaches with focus on dermal absorption, skin and liver metabolism, local toxicity and the evaluation of potential endocrine disruptors. Thereby we support the development of safe, sustainable and active cosmetic ingredients for global Beiersdorf. Analysis, interpretation, documentation and presentation of the data will lie within your responsibilities.
  • You use your excellent communication and coordination skills in participation and leading projects and in coordinating internal and external orders. You will provide high quality ADME data for PBK modelling. Besides, you participate in multifunctional project teams, building a scientific bridge to Corporate Safety in Next Generation Risk Assessment process.
  • Additionally, you build and/or foster successful co-operations with external partners such as research associations, institutes, universities, contract research institutes, consultants.

Your Profile

  • PhD in natural sciences with a focus on ADME and/or toxicology and a strong background in cell biochemistry.
  • Working experience in developing and validating non-animal testing methods, preferably for toxicokinetics, inhalation toxicity studies and/or in vitro endocrine testing is preferred.
  • Knowledge of regulatory demands of cosmetics is a plus.
  • Expertise in leading scientific projects
  • With your scientific curiosity you bring up new ideas to the team. But you are also able to develop and accept pragmatic solutions.
  • You like to communicate and present your ideas and results to diverse target groups.
  • Familiar with standard IT applications.
  • Fluent in English and willingness to learn German.

Additional information

We embrace Diversity and Inclusion and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of race, gender, age, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation and gender identity, disability, cultural, ethnic or national origins. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae, salary expectations, relevant references and certificates) and encourage you to upload your CV without a picture.

If you would like to attach a cover letter, please upload it with your resume.

If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Regine Siebe on Tuesdays between 9 and 10 am via the telephone number: +49 40 4909 4956.

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Job Details

Contract Type:
Unlimited / Full-Time
Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf AG
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