human nutrition scientific research assistant a PARMA

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Would you like to take the opportunity to work for a European Agency? If you have a good proficiency in English and knowledge of human nutrition research this could be your chance to work in a multicultural and dynamic environment.

We are looking for a Scientific Research Assistant in the area of Human Nutrition. 


  • Undertake literature searches and contribute to reviews on selected scientific topics; 
  • Contribute to the preparatory work on Scientific Opinion on the Tolerable Upper Intake Levels of dietary sugars and other activities related to establishing Tolerable Upper Levels for nutrients; 
  • Manage all references in EndNotes. Identify and manage conflicts arising from the appraisal of individual intervention/observational studies by working group experts. Technical support with the organisation of meetings; 
  • Contribute to compliance with legal and regulatory requirements; 
  • Contribute to analyse and evaluate data for preparing working documents; 
  • Draft background documents and present them to senior scientific staff and experts; 
  • Plan and monitor deadlines. 


  • Excellent knowledge of English (at least B2 level);
  • Master's degree or above in Human Nutrition, Epidemiology, Food Science, Chemistry, or a related life science area; 
  • Experience in nutritional epidemiology, publications in the area of nutrition and chronic diseases, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses is considered an asset; 
  • 1 year of relevant working experience in drafting clear, concise and structured scientific reports and publications using appropriate scientific terminology; 
  • Ability to extract, compile and analyse data and scientific information from various fields; 
  • Proficiency in IT tools, standard office software and electronic management of documents and data; 
  • Behavioural competencies: ability to work with others, team player, ability to communicate and interact with experts; 

Assignment: initial contract until 30/09, with possibility of extension. Expected duration of assignment until December 2021. 

Salary: approx €1850 per month before taxes.

Work modalities: initially working from home (from Italy only), relocation to Parma required in the future.

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