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IVTD Scientific Collaborator

The Research Group of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology (IVTD) at the Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is a dynamic research team that for many years has been playing a pioneering role in the development of non-animal methods for the safety assessment of chemical substances. As part of these scientific and third party activities, IVTD is looking for a motivated person (m/f) who can provide scientific and administrative support in the field of toxicology and risk assessment.

  • Support scientific work that is primarily concerned with human health risk assessments of chemical substances (mainly cosmetic ingredients) and/or consumer products. This includes the preparation of safety dossiers and scientific reports, conducting literature searches and reviews, interpreting safety data, and accurate maintenance of a toxicological database.

  • You will be involved in the yearly organization of an international safety course of cosmetics.

  • Administrative tasks include contact with companies, preparing letters, PowerPoint presentations, etc.

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