ANSES, the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety has 18 multidisciplinary expert committees and nearly 60 working groups contributing to its work in risk assessment and drafting recommendations. They are made up of independent scientists from a variety of backgrounds who sit on the committee for a period of three years.
Scientists working in a range of fields, including nutrition, microbiology, toxicology, epidemiology and animal diseases, are encouraged to apply.
The specific areas of expertise are:
- Assessment of food-based biological risks
- Assessment of food-based chemical risks
- Assessment of guides to good hygiene practice (GGHP) and of application of HACCP principles
- Human nutrition
- Animal nutrition, animal health and well-being
All work is carried out in French, so applicants must have a solid working knowledge of both written and spoken French. The deadline for submissions is 31 March 2015 and applications must be made online at www.anses.fr.