The successful candidate will contribute to the work of EFSA in one or more of the following areas:
• Questions related to human nutrition, dietary reference values, including upper tolerable intake levels of nutrients
• The safety of innovative food and feed (novel foods, GMOs) through the assessment of new food and feed sources, newly synthetised compounds and new production technologies.
• The safety of nutrient sources (e.g. sources of vitamins and minerals).
• The safety of other substances intentionally added to food (e.g. plants and herbal extracts), foods for special groups such as the safety and suitability of substances for use in infant formulae.
• The potential of certain food ingredients to cause allergic or intolerance reactions.
• The scientific substantiation of health claims (efficacy)
• The risk assessment on pesticide residues in food or feed
• The risk assessment of food ingredients and food contact materials
• Contribute to the collection, collation, extraction, critical analysis and evaluation of data from various sources, evidence synthesis and integration for the scientific assessment;
• Contribute to drafting and reviewing scientific outputs through the provision of evidence-based assessment, in particular of foods and food ingredients;
• Provide administrative and scientific support to the activities of EFSA’s Panels and Working Groups (i.e. preparation of working documents, scientific opinions, etc.);
• Contribute to communicating and presenting scientific outputs by conveying the right messages and by making scientific concepts understandable to the public;
• Liaise with the relevant stakeholders within the remit of the relevant scientific activities;
• Keep abreast of scientific and regulatory developments and contribute to providing information on legislative, policy and scientific aspects, in particular in the area of foods and food ingredients.
30th Novembrer 2021