Wastewater Epidemiologist

Horsham, Pennsylvania

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generatedtotal revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

  • Coordinating and hosting meetings internally, with clients, and with external stakeholders
  • Perform data analyses utilizing Microsoft Excel or other data analysis software in order to influence sampling program (e.g., frequency, location), and to draw broader conclusions on the meaning of data as it relates to disease patterns and public health
  • Advocate for modifications to experimental design and monitor for how these changes are impactful
  • Generate communications and present relevant data in meaningful ways to various parties, including through formal and informal presentations, memos, case studies, papers, and more
  • Contribute as needed to ongoing R&D projects and standardization of testing methods
  • Conduct literature reviews and stay up to date on the latest knowledge related to wastewater epidemiology
  • Contribute to project management from a technical/scientific perspective to help drive the project forward and ensure it's success


The Ideal Candidate would possess:
  • Previous experience with wastewater based epidemiology (WBE), including planning, monitoring, and modifying sampling plans and developing standardized testing and sampling protocols
  • Technical understanding of the scientific information related to latest and most effective testing methods
  • Knowledge of the environmental testing or wastewater testing industry, including having contacts in the field
  • Microsoft Excel and other data analysis software experience and experience using these to influence testing program as well as draw conclusions related to public health and epidemiology
  • Microsoft Teams and other virtual platform experience
  • Experience with developing content and communicating with relevant stakeholders and tailoring information to be appropriate for varying levels of understanding
  • Project management and planning experience, including organizing and coordinating international teams
  • Skills in listening; negotiating; convincing; communicating, and working with and leading a team
  • Understand, follow, and interpret company policy

Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD preferred, but master's degree in environmental health or epidemiology, or other relevant education and experience with a deep understanding of experimental design would be considered
  • Ability to flex schedule to accommodate international calls as needed
  • Dedicated remote office space free from distraction
  • 2 years' experience in epidemiology or specialized public health research with a focus on analysis of patterns of disease
  • 1 year technical experience with wastewater testing or oversight of a wastewater testing program
  • Deep proficiency with Microsoft Excel to analyze and present complex data, including the use of pivot tables
  • Strong Proficiency with all Microsoft Office Tools: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, and on-line platform tools
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

What we Offer:
  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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