Chemists in Civil Service

Who we are - what we do

In the public service, there are chemists working in the state monitoring offices, in the environmental authorities of the federal, state and local governments as well as in many other areas such as the fire brigade and customs offices.

Their range of activities is correspondingly diverse. It ranges from pure research activities, work in laboratories and science administration to advisory, evaluation and monitoring activities.

The declared aim of the working group founded in March 1994 and elevated to the rank of GDCh division in December 2004 is the "Chemists in Civil Service"

     

  • specific promotion of the scientific / professional interests of this group
  • Use of the expertise and influence of the members of this group in terms of the tasks of the GDCh (e.g. in occupational, environmental and consumer protection).

tasks

     

  • Strengthening the position of the chemist in the authority in cooperation with lawyers, engineers, etc.
  • Information forum to increase professional skills
  • Education and public relations work through professional participation in current social discussions on topics from chemistry
  • Quality assurance of advice to politics and administration on (environmental) political decisions
  • Promotion of training courses in natural sciences and technology with a focus on chemistry
  • Information about fields of activity in the public service
  • Promotion of up-and-coming chemists through an active dialogue across the subject boundaries of the course
  • Supporting the compatibility of family and work
  • Promotion of equal opportunities, especially for management positions.

Members

With their work, the members of the Chemists in Civil Service are directly in the field of tension between business, science and society. In addition to your chemical expertise, you need extensive knowledge of legal regulations and socio-political backgrounds.
They take part in public discussions on the objectification of publicly relevant issues, acting as a neutral and objective link. The Chemists in Civil Service therefore want all of their colleagues

     

  • in public institutions
  • in publicly funded research centers as well
  • in international organizations

provide a network for cooperation and support.

Board

The executive board, which is elected for a four-year term, consists of the chairman, two deputies and at least one, but not more than four, assessors. more

GDCh Science Forum Chemistry 2021 - Online

Annual meeting of Chemists in Civil Service

General meeting
Monday, August 30th, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Lecture program job exchange
Tuesday, August 31, 10.50 a.m. - 12.50 p.m.

Lecture program "Safe-to-Use Substances and Materials"
Tuesday, August 31, 2:10 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.

more

REACH working group

The Chemists in Civil Service plan to set up a REACH working group. Interested parties should contact Dr. Romy Marx, member of the
Board of Directors. concept

Training Public

Current training courses for 2021 can be found here

Aktuelle Wochenschau / short brochure 2019

Short brochure

more

Contact

GDCh headquarters
Dipl.-Biol. Nicole Bürger
Tel .: +49 69 7917-231
Email: n.buerger@gdch.de

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last modified: 20.05.2021 13:56 H from N.Bürger