The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) is a non-profit organisation active in the field of allergic and immunologic diseases such as asthma, rhinitis, eczema, occupational allergy, food and drug allergy and anaphylaxis.
EAACI was founded in 1956 in Florence and has become the largest medical association in Europe in the field of allergy and clinical immunology. It includes over 10,000 members from 122 countries, as well as over 60 national and international member societies.
The EAACI is a non-profit organisation based in Zurich, Switzerland, with an operational and international team of ten employees.
With immediate effect we are looking for a highly motivated and team-oriented
Education Programmes Officer (m/f)
This position is an exciting opportunity to further develop your skills in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The main tasks include the fellowship application process, position papers, delivery of EAACI resources to members in innovative formats, the EAACI/UEMS Knowledge Exam, Speaker Support programmes and to support the education subcommittees. The role also coordinates the scientific programmes for EAACI educational events - Allergy Schools, Master Classes and Focused Meetings - including speaker and abstract management and the CME accreditation process. The Education Programmes Officer reports directly to the Manager Education Programmes.
Support the relevant meeting chairs in setting-up the scientific programme of the Allergy Schools, Master Classes and Focused Meetings
Administration of speakers and abstract handling system
Administration of Task Force activities
Process of reimbursements
Coordination of position paper review and approval process
CME accreditation applications for all EAACI Events
Set-up and administration of EAACI Knowledge Exam
Set-up and administration of EAACI fellowship programme
Collaboration and admin support for speaker support programme
Collaboration with external partners
University degree or specific professional education training or equivalent
Minimum 2 years of working experience in a medical/scientific affairs environment
Professional Experience with educational programmes and events for Continuing Medical Education (CME), including abstract submission and publications is highly desirable
Project management skills
Able to manage multiple projects at the same time across a calendar of events
Excellent oral and written communication in English and preferably another language
Willingness to participate in weekend assignments at international meetings and congresses
Team player with a respectful, loyal and pro-active personality, being adaptable, well-structured, independent and being able to work well under pressure
Swiss passport holder or entitled to receive a work permit in Switzerland
This position is based in Zurich and offers an exciting opportunity to further develop your skills in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
If you feel you meet the requirements, please send us your cover letter, complete CV (incl. track record) and possible date of entry latest by 22 January 2018 to
Herr Dr. Peter Walther
Hagenholzstrasse 111, 3rd Floor