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Call for external experts – Code: 01 WG on onshore hydrocarbons

SCHEER WG on impacts and risks on public health resulting from onshore hydrocarbon exploration
and production in the European Union

 

The European Commission has requested the Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) to produce a Scientific Opinion on the impacts and risks on public health resulting from onshore hydrocarbon exploration and production in the European Union. The mandate can be found here.

To conduct a comprehensive risk assessment of this matter as required by the mandate, the SCHEER has identified a need for external experts to participate in the relevant group that will work on this Opinion. Specific expertise in the following areas is needed:

  • expertise in GIS systems and plume modelling for onshore hydrocarbon exploration and production in the European Union
  • expertise in onshore hydrocarbon exploration and production techniques in the European Union
  • expertise in occupational health and safety related to onshore hydrocarbon exploration and production

Preference will be given to experts covering more than one area of expertise. In addition, experience in risk assessment and knowledge regarding the gas/oil fractions, composition, impurities, PC data etc., is essential.

Please detail your expertise in the application form and CV.

Applicants should be aware that the workload would be substantial (4-5- hours a week) for 9-12 months; members of the working groups are expected to participate in meetings in Luxembourg and by audio in addition to the work they contribute individually. Good knowledge of English is required as the working language will be English.

This call for experts is launched according to the Rules of procedure of the Scientific Committees ensuring transparency and equal opportunities for highly qualified and specialised scientific experts.

Applications from interested candidates should be submitted online. Only properly completed online applications will be considered.

IMPORTANT for filling in the application form:

  • Please include the name of the committee – SCHEER - and the code of this specific call for experts: 01 WG on onshore hydrocarbons.
  • Please include (type) 'oil and gas' as the keyword under professional experience > categories > other expertise.

The closing date for the applications is 7 May 2017, 23:59, CET. However, the data base of experts will remain open after this date and additional experts may be selected at a later stage if needed.

The successful candidates will be required to read and accept the conditions for external experts as explained in detail in the Rules of procedure of the Scientific Committees.

Please read the Privacy statement before submitting your application. Should you need help, please contact: SANTE-C2-SCHEER@ec.europa.eu