Junior Scientific Expert to European Centre for Disease Prevention and

Stockholms län, Stockholm, Solna
Teknik, Naturvetenskap
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Junior Scientific Expert to European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Work Description

We are searching for a Junior Scientific Expert for our client, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in Solna.


The person shall be requested to perform various tasks including:

  •  Assist with the further development and implementation of surveillance systems in Europe
  •  Assist with the detection and assessment of emerging threats in the EU-responding to communicable diseases threats
  • Assist ECDC experts in providing support to member states in responding to communicable disease threats
  • Contribute to further development of external quality assurance systems and of other microbiological projects
  • Support the units in the establishment of closer links between ECDC and national/international bodies, other relevant networks, partners and stakeholders
  • Assist in monitoring and administration of ECDC-funded project
  • Assist in designing and preparing training for Member States experts
  • Contribute to the developing of communication output
  • Perform any other tasks as required
  • Contribute to the collection, validation, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of data
  • Communicate routine surveillance data in a timely manner via peer-reviewed publications, presentations at conferences, ECDC reports and web content
  • Develop and support projects (especially in the area of vaccine-preventable diseases and participate in routine epidemic intelligence activities) 
  • Assist with liaising with national and international bodies


You will get an employment as a consultant with Manpower. The assignment is to start in mid June until the end of September with possible extension. The role is for full-time.


Competences and experience

The interim will work in the Public Health Training Section on the area of Learning Methods and as a part of Training Network Strengthening Group shall be requested to perform various tasks including:

  • Education at university level
  • Professional experience (including traineeships) is advantageous
  • Good sense of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Very good command in English, oral and written
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • High level of responsibility and ability to take initiative
  • Very good ability to work in team
  • Public health background and some experience related to the aforementioned duties
  • Experience in working for an international institute or organisation
  • Excellent communication skills needed (written and spoken)
  • Result-oriented personality

Please apply for the job via the link "ansök" with your CV (preferable Europass CV) and a letter of motivation, written in English, explaining which job specific expertise and personal characteristics you can bring to the job. Please attach the letter of motivation and resume in the same document. We do not accept or respond to application through email.

For questions contact EuroCentre.DP@manpower.se