The European Commission has launched a call for membership of their Scientific Committees.
The goal of these committees is to provide high quality independent advice to the European Commission to advise their decision making processes and policies. VPH Members with expertise in areas listed below should consider this call carefully.
Two of the Committees, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) an the Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCEER) are seeking applicants in the following areas:
biological sciences, chemistry, epidemiology, exposure sciences, toxicology (alternative methods, endocrine disruptors, genotoxicity, carcinogenicity, reproductive toxicity, toxicogenetics, reproduction toxicity), medicine(respiratory, dermatology, allergies-skin and inhalation-,neurology,pathology,pharmacology and pharmacy (analytical methodologies), nanoscience, medical technologies, biostatistics or other similar scientific disciplines as better specified in the application form, with a focus on cosmetic ingredients' safety assessment
biological sciences, chemistry, environmental sciences, epidemiology, exposure sciences, medical technologies, medicine (respiratory medicine, dermatology, neurology, clinical trials, oncology, reproductive medicine), nanoscience, pharmacology and pharmacy, physics and physical risks, public health, toxicology (endocrine disruption, genotoxicity, toxicogenetics, reproduction toxicity, ecotoxicology, aquatic toxicology), biostatistics or other similar scientific disciplines as better specified in the application form, with a focus on health, environmental and emerging risks.
The deadline for applications is 02 November 2015.
An explanatory leaflet of this call can be found here.
The full call text, which includes eligibility criteria and assessment criteria can be found here.
The application portal is available here.