• EAACI Internal Positions

    Last updated: 03 January 2018
  • EAACI recruits new Deputy Editor for its journal – ALLERGY

    Allergy is one of the leading journals in the field of Allergy and Clinical immunology. With an Impact Factor of 7.361 Allergy ranks 2/25 (Allergy) and 21/151 (Immunology). The journal is co-owned by European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and John Wiley and Sons A/S and published by John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.

    EAACI and Wiley are seeking to appoint a new Deputy Editor by March 2018.

    The required qualifications for the position are:
    • A strong background and expertise in respiratory diseases and clinical trials on allergen-specific immunotherapy and biologicals within the scope of "Allergy".
    • Researcher physician with substantial scholarly contributions in the field of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, who has been able to demonstrate his/her impact with a considerable publication history.
    • Extensive experience as a reviewer and/or editor for peer-reviewed journals, with strong critical analysis and appraisal skills, and a good understanding of peer review and publication ethics.
    • A strong commitment to EAACI’s mission and vision.
    • Excellent strategic planner with the ability to contribute to the vision for Allergy’s development, keen to innovate and continuously develop the journal, while actively seeking the views of authors, readers, reviewers and editorial board members about ways of improving the journal’s processes.
    • Able to work and communicate in a timely manner with the editorial, production, the marketing teams as well as with EAACI HQ and authors of manuscripts under consideration.
    • Willing to act as ambassadors for the journal and for EAACI.

    It is expected that the Deputy Editor will contribute to vision development in these areas, provide suggestions to invite key opinion leaders to write review articles.  In consultation with the Editor-in-Chief, the Deputy Editor will help to oversee papers with controversial or disputed decisions. Deputy Editor will be in liaison with the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor on planning of the topics/theme issues for the upcoming years and will be in close collaboration via regular teleconferences.

    Allergy is currently supported by an Editorial Office run by the publisher and is further supported by an engaged and highly participatory team of Associate Editors and the Editorial Board.

    Term of appointment
    The term of office will be for four years, with an option for renewal for a further four years, in alignment with the term of the Editor-in-Chief of Allergy.

    Application
    Please send your complete application as one pdf file with your last name as a title (e.g. Smith – EAACI.pdf) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    • Completed application form
    • Full CV
    • Letter of intent describing your interest in the post and explaining your editorial policy and vision for Allergy

    Please note that only complete applications with the EAACI application form will be accepted for consideration.

    Closing date for applications
    Jan 22, 2018

    Evaluations and start date
    The EAACI leadership will evaluate the applications, with a start date of the contract on March 2018.
    Last updated: 03 January 2018
  • Customer Relationship Officer (m/f)

    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

    Customer Relationship Officer (m/f)


    The Customer Relationship Officer is responsible for ongoing communication and collaboration of relationship to all stakeholder groups, especially industry, international associations and funding organisations. In close collaboration with Executive Director and Board of Officers she/he will monitor ongoing projects and develop new opportunities of collaboration to reach and leverage the targets of EAACI. The Officer reports directly to the Executive Director, works closely with the teams of Public Relations, Congress & Events, Marketing & Communications and Education as well as other stakeholders in our matrix organisation. The Customer Relationship Officer reports to the Executive Director.

    Key responsibilities:
    • Supports Executive Director as contact person for stakeholder groups in daily communication
    • Monitors and processes sponsorship contracts
    • Development of new sponsorship opportunities; Support of Events team in developing of sponsorships catalogues and exhibition manuals
    • Establish and processes performance, evaluation and statistics about sponsorships
    • Screening of opportunities for public private partnership models and EU funding programs
    • Organizes stakeholder events in co-operation with other departments
    • Prepares value chain of projects adapted to stakeholder groups
    • Identifies interface of membership value and value of external stakeholder groups
    • Networks with internal stakeholders to develop new opportunities for collaboration

    Profile:
    • Master degree in economics, international law, politics or equivalent
    • Minimum of two years of professional experience and proven track record of working in the field of health care systems, either in customer relationship management, sponsoring or governmental affairs in industry or non-profit organizations
    • Knowledge about international health care systems
    • Experience in project management
    • Deep knowledge of compliance regulations and experience in practical implementation
    • Excellent skills and experience to work in cross functional and cross cultural project management, preferable with scientific and/or health care background
    • Outstanding analytic skills
    • Strong communication and networking skills
    • Open minded team player with a cooperative attitude, being adaptable, flexible, well-structured independent and being able to work well under pressure with a respectful, loyal and pro-active personality
    • Willingness to participate in weekend assignments at international meetings, events and congresses
    • Excellent oral and written communication in English and preferably French or other European language

    This position is based in Zurich at the EAACI Headquarters 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:

    Dr. Peter Walther
    EAACI Headquarters
    Hagenholzstrasse 111
    3rd Floor
    8050 Zürich
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    www.eaaci.org

    For downloading the position in pdf format please click here.
    Last updated: 03 January 2018
  • Manager Education Programmes (m/f)

    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

    Manager Education Programmes (m/f)


    The Manager Education Programmes is responsible for organising, conducting and developing the Academy’s educational affairs projects. The main tasks include the fellowship application process, position papers, delivery of EAACI resources to members in innovative formats, the EAACI/EMS Knowledge Exam, Speaker Support programme and to support the education subcommittees. This position also manages the scientific programme for EAACI educational events - Allergy Schools, Master Classes and Focused Meeting - including speaker and abstract management and the CME accreditation process. The Manager Education Programmes reports directly to the Executive Director.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Supervision of Education Officers
    • Close collaboration with the Congress & Events, Marketing & Communications and Publications, Public Relations & Public Affairs team
    • Liaison with Vice President Education, and support of the EAACI governing bodies, Board of Officers and Executive Committees
    • Implementation of Education Committee activities
    • Evaluation, monitoring and quality control of education tasks
    • Liaison with UEMS (European Union of Medical Specialists)
    • E-learning platform: analysis, conceptual work and content development
    • Development of strategies to optimize Educational Programmes

    Your profile:
    • University degree in training and education development related field or equivalent
    • Minimum 4 years of working experience in a medical or scientific affairs environment, with at least 2 years of management experience
    • Proven experience with e-learning platforms
    • Professional experience with educational programmes and events for Continuing Medical Education (CME), including abstract submission, publications etc highly desirable
    • Experience with concept development, implementation and delivery of new and interactive educational formats, covering live and distance learning events
    • Knowledge of scientific publications development and fellowship application processes would be a plus
    • Able to manage multiple projects at the same time across a calendar of events
    • Full command of English, both written and oral is imperative 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:

    Dr. Peter Walther
    EAACI Headquarters
    Hagenholzstrasse 111
    3rd Floor
    8050 Zurich
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    www.eaaci.org

    For downloading the position in pdf format please click here.
    Last updated: 22 December 2017
  • Education Programmes Officer (m/f)

    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.

    Key responsibilities:
    • 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

    Your profile:
    • 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

    Dr. Peter Walther
    EAACI Headquarters
    Hagenholzstrasse 111
    3rd Floor
    8050 Zurich
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    www.eaaci.org

    For downloading the position in pdf format please click here.
    Last updated: 20 December 2017
  • Congress & Events Officer (m/f)

    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

    Congress & Events Officer (m/f)


    The Congress & Events Officer is responsible for preparing, maintaining and reporting of the annual congress budget, compliance and planning as well as the coordination of all aspects of the congress related meetings inclusive networking events. In addition, the Officer will closely collaborate with PCOs, DMCs and local suppliers. The Officer reports directly to the Congress and Events Manager, works closely with the teams of Education, Marketing & Communications and Public Relations as well as with other stakeholders in our matrix organisation.

    Key responsibilities:
    • Management of the annual congress contract and invoices
    • Negotiations with partners (PCOs and DMCs) and suppliers
    • Responsible for organising of all congress related meetings and networking events
    • Setting up planning, coordination and monitoring of the exhibition floor services (poster area, pop-up restaurants) 
    • Managing the session room allocation 
    • Handling of local suppliers (venue, catering), in-house constructions, signage, security, hostess, cleaning and first aid
    • Onsite management

    Profile:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration preferably with specialisation in Congress & Event Management or equivalent 
    • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in congress & event planning and execution with over 1’000 attendees                                               
    • Strong in project management, excellent organisational and coordination skills, ability to manage multiple projects at the same time across a calendar of events
    • Excellent budget management skills and good understanding of budgetary process
    • Experience in working with exhibitors, suppliers and sponsors
    • Experience in working in an international/multicultural environment as well as in a professional medical society/association, non-profit organisation, pharmaceutical company or related suppliers
    • Experience in congress compliance and is desirable
    • Experience in congress digital transformation is an asset
    • Open minded team player with cooperative attitude, adaptable and flexible, works well under pressure, well structured, independent, respectful, loyal and pro-active
    • Willingness to participate in weekend assignments at international meetings, events and congresses
    • Excellent oral and written communication in English, any other European language is an asset

    This position is based in Zurich headquarters 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), visual references and possible date of entry latest by 22 January 2018 to:

    Dr. Peter Walther
    EAACI Headquarters
    Hagenholzstrasse 111
    3rd Floor
    8050 Zurich
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    www.eaaci.org

    For downloading the position in pdf format please click here.
    Last updated: 20 December 2017
  • Public Relations Officer (m/f)

    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

    Public Relations Officer (m/f)


    Focus scientific journal management


    The Public Relations Officer is responsible for preparing, maintaining and coordinating the Public Relations and scientific publications output and related activities, as well as planning of meetings and networking events. The position we are looking for focuses on the EAACI scientific journal management, ensuring an effective collaboration between the EAACI Headquarters and the publishers, editorial teams and other relevant stakeholders. The Officer reports to the Publication, Public Relations and Public Affairs Manager and cooperates closely with other members in the Marketing & Communications Team, the Congress & Events Team, and Education Team as well as other stakeholders in our matrix organisation.

    Key responsibilities:
    • Contact person for EAACI Journals, editor-in-chiefs and publishers in daily communication
    • Abstract supplement management with EAACI Journals, including offer and final check of print proof.
    • Monitors media coverage, benchmarking information of competitors, prepares reports and seeks for opportunities to maximise the coverage of EAACI Journals and other scientific resources (e.g. position papers, guidelines, reference books).
    • Prepares PR-campaigns to promote journals.
    • Responsible for organising PR related meetings and networking events, including onsite management.
    • Responsible for updates and maintenance of corporate information material for journalists and the website, coordinating with third parties as developers, designers, printing companies etc.
    • Contributes to corporates PR Campaigns, including collecting relevant content from internal and external key stakeholders, drafting press releases and communication material and ensuring multi-channel distribution (internal and external).

    Profile:
    • Bachelor or Master degree in communication, publishing, journalism or equivalent
    • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in a scientific environment, either in communications, publishing or public relations
    • Good instinct for new developments and public relation opportunities, being able to think out of the box to develop creative solutions
    • Excellent oral and written communication in English. A second European language is considered a plus
    • Strong networking and communication skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines with a proven track record of project management, preferably in an international matrix organisation
    • Excellent skills and experience to work in cross functional and cross cultural project management, preferable with scientific and/or health care background
    • Willingness to participate in weekend assignments at international meetings, events and congresses
    • This position is based in Zurich headquarters 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:

    Dr. Peter Walther
    EAACI Headquarters
    Hagenholzstrasse 111
    3rd Floor
    8050 Zürich
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    www.eaaci.org

    For downloading the position in pdf format please click here.
    Last updated: 20 December 2017