Scientist (Epidemiology)

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 10 August 2022
  • Deadline Date: Wednesday, 31 August 2022
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PURPOSE OF POSITION

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), is the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) and is based in Lyon, France.

The Evidence Synthesis and Classification Branch (ESC) produces theย WHO Classification of Tumours, theย IARC Monographs on the Identification of Carcinogenic Hazards to Humans, and theย IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention. For each volume, IARC convenes international, interdisciplinary Working Groups of expert scientists to systematically review the pertinent scientific literature and to develop consensus evaluations and classifications. IARC selects these experts based on their knowledge and experience and the absence of real or apparent conflicting interests.

The position is responsible for preparing for upcoming Monographs (vols. 133-135), which will be occurring over the next 24 months. The incumbent is also responsible for serving as rapporteur in the Human Cancer or Exposure Characterization Subgroups for these meetings, which are scheduled to take place starting March 2023.

Under the direct supervision of Deputy head ESC branch and overall guidance of ESC branch head, the incumbent is responsible for:

This vacancy is archived.

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