Autorità europea per la sicurezza alimentare (EFSA)

Autorità europea per la sicurezza alimentare (EFSA)
Posti attualmente vacanti

Call for expressions of interest for a position within the European Food Safety Authority (Parma) - Senior statistician (m/f) - (Assessment Methodology Unit) - Grade AD9 - (Ref.: EFSA/X/AST/2007/040)

The job

Support the conduct of risk assessment and epidemiological analyses. Conduct statistical and peer review statistical reports provided to EFSA.

Specific tasks include:
  • Contribution to the design and statistical analysis of epidemiological studies; 
  • Collation, analysis and reporting of scientific information and data as well as coordination of such activities; 
  • Statistical analysis of large sets of observational data;
  • Statistical review and analysis of designed experiments;
  • Contribute to qualitative or quantitative risk assessment in the area of food and feed safety;
  • Evaluation of scientific information in the area of statistics;
  • Coordination of the scientific activities of expert working groups comprising external scientists and/or experts from the Member States;
  • Co-ordination of and participation in meetings, workshops and training sessions regarding quantitative risk assessment, study design, and statistical methods;
  • Cooperation and liaising with the Commission services and other relevant Community Agencies and structures, as well as other international organisations such as the OIE, the FAO and the WHO;
  • Preparation of working documents, guidelines and scientific reports;
  • Follow-up of scientific and regulatory developments related to risk assessments within EFSA’s mission;
  • Internal communication: contribution to the coordination, harmonisation and implementation of activities and procedures of the Authority;
  • External communication: setting-up networks with competent institutions in EU Member States and with other international organisations active in similar areas as EFSA; handling of external requests for information relevant to the work of the Unit, including requests from other European Institutions, International Bodies, Member States and the general public.

The jobholder reports to the Head of Assessment Methodology Unit.

Termine: 02/10/2007
Submission of applications
Candidates are requested to submit their application electronically through the Authority’s website: or download the forms from the EFSA website and send their application by registered mail to the following address:
Human Resources Unit
Ref.: EFSA/X/AST/2007/040
Largo N. Palli, 5/A
I-43100 PARMA
Candidates should note that the on line application is the recommended method.
Applications delivered via email will not be accepted. An application will be deemed admissible only if it includes a duly completed application form.
This vacancy notice and the form are only available in English. Candidates are kindly invited to fill in their application form in English, in order to facilitate the recruitment procedure.
The Authority regrets that, due to the large volume of applications only candidates selected for interviews will be notified. Information concerning the status of the selection procedure can be found here.
Please note that EFSA will not return applications to candidates. The personal information EFSA requests from candidates will be processed in line with Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data. The purpose of processing of the personal data candidates submit is to manage applications in view of a possible pre-selection and recruitment at EFSA.
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