Scientific Assistant - Plant Health Risk Assessment Unit

Azienda: Randstad Italia Spa
Data annuncio: 24/08/2022
Sede di lavoro: Parma


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

We are looking for a Scientific Assistant for the Plant Health Risk Assessment unit.


Data collection, literature search and preparatory work for plant health risk assessment, including:

  • drafting, editing and publishing scientific outputs; 

  • run queries and perform searches in databases;

  • prepare summary data tables;

  • support to Working Group and panel, including documents management and drafting and publishinhg minutes, according to the relevant procedures;

  • coordinate with European, national and international stakeholders with regard to the assigned tasks.


  • Excellent knowledge of English (at least B2 level); 

  • Knowledge of environmental sciences and agronomy including at least one of the following fields: meteorology, climatology, agrometeorology, climate change, plant pathology, plant disease epidemiology, plant bacteriology, plant nematology, entomology, acarology, crop protection, biological control, integrated pest management; 

  • At least 1 year of working experience in collecting and collating evidence, writing and reviewing scientific documents, analyzing and interpreting data with statistics;

  • Good knowledge of IT tools, including MS Power Point, Excel, Word;

  • Behavioural competencies: self-starter, willing to learn and contribute, engaged, able to work independently and drive tasks to completion, team player, excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 

Assignment: initial contract until 31/12, with possibility of extensions. Expected duration of assignment 6 months. 

Salary: approx. €1940 per month before taxes.

Work modalities: Office work is required on at least 2 days per week. Remote work is possible within 2 hours from Parma for the remaining days.

Please send your English Europass CV

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