Postgraduate Regulatory Scientist – Government Department (The position has been filled)
Australia, New South Wales


  • Regulatory Government Body
  • 6 Week Contract with possible extension
  • Supportive and Friendly Work Environment
  • Training Provided



How great is this! An opportunity to assist our client to carry out risk assessments of Industrial Chemicals. Something that happens all the time, however few of us get an opportunity to be part of the process.



This is initially a 6 week contract assignment which may be reviewed. Who knows where it could lead? It will certainly open up doors to other opportunities in your career.

The successful applicants will be required to:

  • Under limited supervision maintain the Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS) and advise on issues that affect its integrity and operations
  • Under limited supervision conduct risk assessments of industrial chemicals in accordance with the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989.
  • Undertake scientific searches on chemicals, evaluating the information and their impact on human and environmental health and prepare technical reports.
  • Assist in the implementation of reforms and procedures in relation to the assessment of industrial chemicals.
  • Respond to inquiries from stakeholders.
  • Under supervision prepare a range of correspondence, including Ministerial and departmental briefs, procurement and program management documentation.
  • Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.



To be successfulin your application you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • A postgraduate qualification, preferably a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology, Toxicology or similar
  • Experience working in Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or Biomedical sciences
  • Demonstrated ability to retrieve and analyse scientific information on chemicals from a variety of sources and prepare related reports.
  • Good organisational skills, including demonstrated capacity to meet tight deadlines and to manage multiple and competing priorities.
  • Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders.



To apply for this role, please forward your resume ASAP to the team at ChemSkill by using the Apply Button below. If you have any queries, please call the office on 03 9516 0100.

The ChemSkill team would like to thank you for your application.

Please Note: Unfortunately only short-listed candidates can be contacted due to high volume of applications.