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2014 Traineeships

The EMCDDA will offer traineeships to graduates to fill the positions below. In order to apply, fill in an application form, attach a European format CV and send your application and CV to traineeships@emcdda.europa.eu. Please quote the traineeship reference number in all your correspondence. Applications with no reference to a vacant traineeship will automatically be discarded.

The deadline for applications is 00h00 Western European Time (Lisbon) 31.01.2014. See here for information on the EMCDDA's traineeship policy.

NOTE: We plan to offer four paid traineeships for a period of eight months each. However, the EMCDDA cannot guarantee at this stage that all traineeship vacancies will be covered or that they will be paid. Therefore, the details below are for information and will only be confirmed at the time of the offer.

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Traineeship number Envisaged task Most suitable profile Unit Starting period Paid or Unpaid Status
TR/SAT/AND/01 Monitoring new drugs
To contribute to the work in the area of new psychoactive substances, in particular with the development of a new European database on new drugs and to support the preparation of reports on new psychoactive substances, including the Joint Reports and Risk Assessments and to contribute to the work in the area of monitoring the Internet.
Degree in sciences (e.g. pharmacology, medicine or biochemistry) or degree in social sciences. Excellent written EN and very good computer skills. SAT/AND 1st half 2014 Paid CLOSED
TR/SAT/SDI/POL/02 Drug markets
To provide support in the supply area, in particular in the areas of drug seizures, cannabis cultivation sites, drug prices, drug purity and content and to provide support with the development of supply data on the EMCDDA website and to contribute to the work in the area of wastewater analysis, market size estimates and new trends.
Degree in sociology, criminology or other social sciences: excellent written EN and very good computer skills. SAT/SDI/POL 1st half 2014 Paid CLOSED
TR/EPI/03 Data management
To contribute to the work of the Data Management Team, in particular with the Statistical Bulletin input, the graphical presentation of data and the development of web based presentations of data tables and graphics and to support the unit in the exploitation of data through standalone, cross-indicator and cross-area analysis.
Degree in social sciences or statistics; good quantitative background, with knowledge of Excel and HTML/XML; (basic) knowledge of statistical programmes (SPSS and STATA); good knowledge of EN. EPI 1st half 2014 Paid CLOSED
TR/IBS/POL/04 Interventions
To contribute to the work in the area of interventions in particular in the prevention and best practice area and to contribute to the work in the policy area.
Degree in public health, psychology, medicine, social sciences or similar with an interest in evidence based decision making (from systematic literature reviewing to dissemination of results). Excellent written EN and very good computer skills. IBS/POL 1st half 2014 Paid CLOSED
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