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Title: Scientist for our Brussels, Belgium Office

Date Posted: 10/30/2017

Description:

We are seeking a Scientist for a non-laboratory position to work in our Brussels, Belgium Office. This position is focused on packaging and packaging issues. Responsibilities include assisting with strategizing and drafting regulatory opinions, searching technical databases, attending client meetings, as well as preparing technical aspects of food-contact notifications, petitions and dossiers for filings 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). 

Graduate Degree in Chemistry or equivalent is required. A working knowledge of statistics and organic, polymer, paper and analytical chemistry is desired. This individual should have 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. Experience with REACH or other chemical control laws and/or facility with IUCLID is a plus.

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.

Send resume and cover letter (in English) to Jennifer Ireland, Human Resources and Recruitment Manager, Keller and Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, NW, Suite 500 West, Washington, D.C. 20001 or to careers@khlaw.com.  E.O.E.