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Technical report writers for WHO Drug Dependence Liability Evaluation (Individuals)

Technical report writers for WHO Drug Dependence Liability Evaluation (Individuals) Request for proposal

Reference: 2020_MHP/HPS/ECD_TRW_001
Beneficiary country(ies): Switzerland
Published on: 06-Apr-2020
Deadline on: 15-May-2020 18:00 (GMT 2.00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris


4.05.2020: The deadline is further extended from 8th until 15th of May 2020.

29.04.2020: The deadline is extended from 1st until 8th of May 2020.

The WHO is accepting expressions of interests from scientists wishing to join a list used by the Secretary of the Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) to support WHO’s technical work in drug dependence liability evaluation. Scientists on the list would author technical reports on the abuse and dependence liability of new psychoactive substances (NPS), controlled medicines, and other types of psychoactive substances that are reviewed by the ECDD.

 More information about WHO’s work on controlled substances here: https://www.who.int/medicines/access/controlled-substances/en/

Detailed Terms of Reference are available under "Documents".

How to apply

To register your interest, please email the following documents to ecddsecretariat@who.int with the subject line (RFP: 2020_MHP/HPS/ECD_TRW_001)

  • A cover letter, indicating your motivation for application and describing how you fulfill each of the criteria specified in “Expertise sought”
  • A full curriculum vitae (CV) in English, including
    • Education background and relevant work experience
    • Publications
    • Presentations
    • Grants
    • Awards and memberships
  • A completed WHO Declarations of Interest (DOI) form
Selection process

Submitted applications will be reviewed and assessed for fulfilment of the specified technical criteria. 

If you are shortlisted, telephone interviews may be scheduled between you and the WHO Secretariat at any point during the application process to explore whether you meet the specified criteria.

Due to an anticipated high volume of interest, only individuals accepted onto the list will be notified and invited to participate in relevant activities.  

CVs received from this posting may be used to fill other future openings requiring similar technical specifications.

ECDD Secretariat - ecddsecretariat@who.int
Email: ecddsecretariat@who.int
First name: ECDD
Surname: Secretariat
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82000000  -  Editorial and Design and Graphic and Fine Art Services
82110000  -  Writing and translations
82111500  -  Technical writing