To support its growing Health and Safety practice area, Keller and Heckman LLP, an international law firm with a unique blend of legal and scientific expertise, seeks to recruit to its Brussels office: A SCIENTIST.
With a strong background in plastics and/or chemicals, preferably in the area of food packaging and food, to assist attorneys and other staff scientists in servicing a broad range of companies that make products for use with food, food contact materials, drugs, and medical devices. Responsibilities include assisting with strategizing and drafting of regulatory opinions, searching technical databases, attending client meetings, as well as preparing technical aspects of food-contact submissions for filing with agencies in the EU and U.S., e.g., the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Experience with REACH or other chemical control laws and/or facility with IUCLID is a plus. A working knowledge of organic, polymer, paper and analytical chemistry, and statistics is desired. Graduate Degree in Chemistry or equivalent is required. Strong writing skills and command of English and at least one other European language are required.
We offer a competitive remuneration package and a convivial working environment.
Washington, D.C. - Brussels - San Francisco - Shanghai