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Scientific Assistant

Reference:coeSA Location: France
Qualification:DegreeExperience:3-4 Years
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: See description
May be suitable for: Regulatory Affairs
Grade: B4
Salary: from €4100/month
Contract Type: Full time fixed term contract – up to a maximum of 5 years
Location: Strasbourg (France)
Reference: Vacancy Notice n° e20/2020
Deadline for applications: 03/08/2020

Would you like to build a career in regulatory affairs? Do you have excellent chemical synthesis or analytical chemistry skills? Do you have the scientific expertise required to check the acceptability of applications for Certification of Suitability to the monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia (CEP) on receipt, to critically review data according to ICH, EU and EDQM guidelines, to prepare evaluation reports or provide technical support to the EDQM inspection programme of manufacturers of active substances? Then why not give your career a boost by joining our CEP team in Strasbourg! Watch our video for more information.

The main responsibilities of the job:

As a scientific assistant, you will undertake scientific evaluation of requests for CEP revisions, contribute to the validation of CEP applications on receipt, and prepare CEPs or provide technical support to the EDQM inspection programme of manufacturers of active pharmaceutical substances.

What we look for in someone to undertake this role effectively:

  • a higher education degree or qualification in a relevant area (for example: pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry, food science);
  • a short (minimum 6 months and maximum 5 years) relevant professional experience. Please consult the vacancy notice for more details;
  • knowledge of the European regulatory requirements in the field of pharmaceuticals;
  • a very good knowledge of one of the Council of Europe’s official languages (English) and basic knowledge of the other (French).
What we offer:
  • a good insight into the European regulatory framework from the EDQM perspective; exposure to the documentary standards required by European regulatory bodies;
  • the chance to work in an ISO 9001 certified, multinational/multicultural workplace – over 20 nationalities work at the EDQM which is situated in the European quarter of Strasbourg (a UNESCO World Heritage site);
  • highly competitive, income tax-free salaries, an attractive benefits package including health insurance, additional allowances such as family and expatriation allowances (as appropriate) and an annual training programme.
Applications must be submitted by 03/08/2020 (midnight French Time).
For more information on how to apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button.