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Scientific Assistant – Batch Release

Grade: B4                                             

Salary: from €4 175¹

Contract Type:  Renewable fixed term contract       

Location: Strasbourg (France)  

Reference: Vacancy Notice n° e31/2021           

Deadline for applications: 16/09/2021

Are you interested in supporting the timely release of reference standards to users? Are you organised, result and service-oriented? Do you have good written and oral communication skills to be able to answer users’ questions? If so, this vacancy may be the right opportunity for you.

Main responsibilities of the job: As Scientific Assistant – Batch release you will be assessing batch records and laboratory files and preparing related decisions while ensuring the timely communication on quality issues. You will be the contact point for users and so develop and update the Frequently Asked Questions part as well as support the implementation of the necessary IT developments.

Please consult the vacancy notice for more details or visit our website to find out why you should join the EDQM.

If you meet the eligibility criteria and are a national of one of the 47 member states, please submit your application using our online recruitment website. For more information about the EDQM, see our institutional video.

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   Temporary recruitment

Short-term employment opportunities (up to 9 months in a calendar year) might become available to cover staff absences, periods of increased workload or to support specific projects. The contracts can be monthly or daily temporary contracts and can be an excellent way to gain experience or new skills. This type of contract cannot, however, lead to longer term employment - this is accessed through separate recruitment processes.

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    We are happy to welcome trainees to the EDQM. For you it is a chance to gain valuable experience in a complex multi-cultural and stimulating work environment. For us, we benefit from the enthusiasm, motivation and skills that new graduates bring. To qualify for a traineeship, you should normally be in your final year of study in pharmacy, chemistry, biology or in a similar domain. Traineeships last for up to six months. We welcome spontaneous applications (CV and motivation letter) at We will get back to you in case a traineeship position matching your profile becomes available.

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