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Environmental Risk Assessment PhD

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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Are you interested in innovating and making a difference while working for a global company? As an engineer in R&D, you will be involved in all stages of the design process, from conception to presentation of the finished plans. You will constantly be learning, growing, and improving as you find new ways to innovate and develop within your area.

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Are you passionate about environmental sustainability? How would you like to use your creative and analytical skills to enable corporate growth and innovation? If this sounds like fun, we would love to hire someone with your skills and abilities to join our Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (ESS) organization.

P&G provides exciting opportunities to demonstrate environmental expertise to guide technology innovations to deliver challenging sustainability and environmental stewardship goals. We are a leading company in the consumer products sector that markets iconic brands such as Tide laundry detergent, Downy fabric conditioner, Crest toothpaste, Olay skin care, Gillette blades and razors and Pampers baby diapers.

We are seeking a Ph.D. level environmental scientist to work in environmental risk assessment of chemicals in the Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (ESS) organization located at Procter & Gamble’s research and business centers in and around Cincinnati, Ohio.

ESS is a functional organization responsible for broadly supporting the environmental safety and sustainability programs for the Company. P&G has an exceptional history of leading the development of applied environmental science, environmental stewardship and sustainability. Founded in 1962 within the laundry business, the environmental organization was formalized in 1971 as the Environmental Safety Department (ESD), and the later organizations, have led development of environmental fate testing, exposure modeling, environmental effects and life cycle assessment methodologies. P&G is a founding organization and charter member of SETAC, the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, and works frequently with government, academic, and non-governmental organizations to advance environmental safety and sustainability sciences. You will be joining a product safety and sustainability organization of over 500 professionals globally. The environmental function publishes frequently with nearly 800 publications in the peer reviewed literature since its inception.


Building and maintaining technical capability in key environmental expertise areas such as environmental risk assessment, fate and effects assessment;

Guiding and supporting P&G business categories, new technologies and innovation initiatives;

Leveraging expertise to facilitate external to P&G activities that build and protect corporate reputation and enable responsible growth and innovation.

Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities

Continuous mentorship – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager

Work and be part of a dynamic and supportive environment –

Promote agility and work/life balance for employees, we value every individual and support initiatives, promoting.

We love flexibility. You can arrange your work schedule based on your personal needs.

Experience true support for work/life effectiveness and your long-term well-being.

Get a competitive salary and benefits' package.

We offer meaningful challenges day one and effective and constant training. Thus, we bring to bear the strengths of our employees and develop them to become extraordinary leaders. In addition, diversity is very important for us: we seek the most diverse talent so that we always know how to innovate to exceed the expectations of our 5 billion consumers in the world. Therefore, working with us is the best opportunity to do what you love, with constant challenges and to be recognized for its results. More than that, it's the ideal opportunity to help us touch and improve billions of lives in our world.

P&G provides exciting opportunities to use environmental expertise to guide technology innovations to deliver challenging environmental stewardship and sustainability goals. P&G is a leading company in the consumer products sector that markets iconic brands such as Tide laundry detergent, Downy fabric conditioner, Crest toothpaste, Olay skin care, Gillette blades and razors and Pampers baby diapers. Visit to explore P&G. Product safety is a core value at P&G. Discover this commitment at

We believe you will be an excellent fit if, you have:

A PhD in environmental sciences, engineering or closely related field (with or without post-doctoral experience) with in-depth knowledge in the assessment of environmental safety of chemicals (i.e. environmental fate, exposure, and effects).

A working knowledge in allied fields such as environmental chemistry and toxicology, fate and exposure, modeling, and analytical chemistry is beneficial.

Experience developing models (especially GIS-based) and conducting environmental risk assessments for home and personal care projects would be beneficial. Past experience with environmental reviews of polymers will be helpful.

Leadership experience in demonstrating environmental science expertise for complex environmental risk assessment of chemicals in an industrial, government, and/or academic setting.

Strong communication and partnership skills to enable seamless collaboration with customers and stakeholders inside and outside the Company.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.
Immigration sponsorship is not available for this role. As a general matter, Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for nonimmigrant visas or permanent residency. However, Procter & Gamble may make exceptions on a discretionary basis. Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.

Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.

Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Job Id: RND00004176

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