EACPT Communication: Opportunities for two positions as National Experts at the European Medicines Agency


Ohessa EACPT:n välittämä tiedote asiantuntijatehtävistä EMA:ssa.



Dear Colleague


Find below a message from the EMA to all interested parties in your clinical pharmacology community.

I want to take this opportunity to address you personally and inform you that from now on the EACPT will keep you informed and updated with professional information that may be beneficial to career development through it Associate Membership program. You will shortly receive further information on this program.

Yours sincerely


Gonzalo Calvo

Chair of EACPT



The EMA's responsibilities include the protection and promotion of public and animal health, through the evaluation and supervision of medicines for human and veterinary use.

We are responsible for the coordination of scientific evaluation of applications for European Union marketing authorisations for human and veterinary medicines in the centralised procedure and for coordinating the EU's safety-monitoring for medicines.

The Agency also plays a role in stimulating innovation and research in the pharmaceutical sector and is the hub of a European medicines network comprising over 40 national regulatory authorities and EU institutions.


Following a recent restructuring of the Agency, the opportunity for two new position as National Experts on Secondment came up in the Scientific Support Office.  Our Office provides scientific support in various areas of expertise such as Non-clinical safety/Statistics/Clinical Pharmacology.


Given your Learned Society extensive network in the EU toxicology/pharmacology environment, we  are calling to you for candidates with relevant background in toxicology and in clinical pharmacology (it would be highly desirable a candidate with some experience in Modelling and Simulation) who would be interested in joining respectively the Non-Clinical Safety and the Clinical Pharmacology team at the Agency.


It could be an excellent career opportunity for a PhD or post-doc student for example.


His/Her tasks would be mainly centred on peer-reviewing Marketing Authorisation Applications and inherent documents for non-clinical safety or clinical pharmacology of the dossier and to provide relevant scientific support for the other various activities the Agency is responsible for.


Please note that expression of interest needs to be received ASAP and preferably before March 15, 2014.


Basic requisites the candidates should fulfil are:

- EU/EFTA member state nationality

- Good knowledge of English language

- Be on payroll of a seconding public institution (Academic, Governmental, Research, etc.)


Please follow this link for more info on National Experts on secondment<http://www.ema.europa.eu/docs/en_GB/document_library/Other/2010/01/WC500038456.pdf>.


Feel free to look on our website for any further info on careers at the EMA<http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/index.jsp?curl=pages/about_us/general/general_content_000325.jsp&mid=WC0b01ac0580029400> and to contact Marisa Papaluca (Head of Scientific Support Section) at the coordinates below for any follow-up queries.


Marisa Papaluca, MD

Head of Scientific Support Office

Specialised Scientific Disciplines Department


European Medicines Agency

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