Principal Scientific Assistant – Hazard classification

Strasbourg-Ville, Bas-Rhin (FR)
Competitive Salary
July 27 2021
Vacancy Notice n° e28/2021
Organization Type

Principal Scientific Assistant – Hazard classification

Grade: B5                         
Salary: from €4 850¹    
Contract Type: Renewable fixed term contract    
Location: Strasbourg (France)
Reference: Vacancy Notice n° e28/2021    
Deadline for applications: 25/08/2021

Do you have experience in chemical hazard classification and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) requirements? Are you detail-oriented and able to work under pressure and meet deadlines? Do you have the excellent written and oral communication skills required to gather and provide technical information to users? Would you like to contribute to the activities of an International Organisation working for human rights, democracy and the rule of law? If so, our job offer may be the right opportunity for you.

Main responsibilities of the job: As Principal Scientific Assistant – Hazard Classification you will be undertaking hazard classifications for chemical raw materials, samples and reference standards and be the contact point for the users as well as performing regulatory surveillance for REACH (Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) and CLP (Regulation on the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures), and SDS (Safety Data Sheets) while managing the related IT software updates. 

What we offer: 

  • opportunity to work in a leading international organisation in the field of public health protection, contributing to delivering high quality medicines in Europe and beyond;
  • personal growth through a range of learning and development options to improve your competencies, including technical and language training, a structured induction plan and coaching, and access to over 70 online courses; 
  • a real cultural melting pot as there are over 30 nationalities working at the EDQM which is situated in the European quarter of Strasbourg; 
  • 32 working days’ leave per year; 
  • an attractive income tax-free salary¹ and benefits package, including health insurance and additional allowances such as family and expatriation allowances (as appropriate). 

For more information, please consult the Why join the EDQM? page.

If you meet the eligibility criteria and have the nationality of one of the 47 member states, please submit your application using our online recruitment website. 

For more information on how to apply, please click the “Apply” button.