Job Offer

Scientific Officer Human Health/Environment

Application Open Date: 
15/04/2019 - 02:01
Deadline Date: 
06/05/2019 - 12:00
Location(s): 
Helsinki (Finland)
Agency: 
ECHA
Grade: 
AD6
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
The Scientific Officer will work in the Directorate of Hazard Assessment. S/he will work on one or more of the areas covering human health or environmental aspects relating to the harmonising of the classification and labelling of hazardous substances under the CLP Regulation, to the evaluation processes under the REACH Regulation, or the development of scientific opinions on derived no-effect levels (DNELs) and the setting of occupational exposure limits (OELs) for chemical substances. In particular, depending on his/her background/profile, s/he will be primarily responsible for the following tasks: • Examination of the summaries and reports of standard regulatory (eco)toxicology studies (in vivo and in vitro), existing studies and literature data; • Examination of alternative methodologies (e.g. read-across, QSARs or the weight of evidence approach) to assess the adequacy of the information and the (eco)toxicological properties of substances; • Examination and verification of the human health hazard and environmental hazard profile of chemical substances (e.g. in relation to the classification and the SVHC -criteria); • Evaluation of integrated assessment and testing strategies in the regulatory context; • Contribute to the development of scientific opinions on derived no-effect levels (DNELs) and the setting of occupational exposure limits (OELs) for chemical substances; • Carry out scientific/technical tasks related to the process of harmonised classification and labelling; • Provide scientific support to Committee on Risk assessment (RAC) and the Member State Committee (MSC); • Contribute to further developing scientific and administrative (IT) tools/projects supporting these processes; • Identify the need and develop guidance on technical and scientific issues.
Reference ID: 
ECHA/TA/2019/003
Vacancy Type: 
Public
Job Status: 
Expired