The Department is seeking to appoint specialist members of the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP)
25 January 2013 update: the closing date for applications has been extended to 28 February 2013.
COMEAP is an advisory committee of independent experts that provides advice to Government Departments and Agencies, via the Department of Health’s Chief Medical Officer, on all matters concerning the effects of air pollutants on health.
We are looking for 3 specialist members who will need to be at least nationally, ideally internationally, recognised as an expert with a track record of achievement and substantial publication record in one or more of the following areas:
- Cardiology - with a special interest in the effects of air pollution on the cardiovascular system
- Toxicology - with a special interest in particulate air pollution.
- Medicine - with a special interest in environmental medicine and the effects of air pollution on health
All candidates must also demonstrate analytical skills and have the ability to articulate scientific issues and information clearly, comprehensively and concisely together with a commitment to public health issues and public service values.
Time and pay
Members will receive a meeting attendance and reading fee. The time commitment will be approximately ten days per year.
How to apply
Download the information pack and application forms. If you require an alternative format such as braille, large print or audio please call Holly Wainwright on 0113 254 6135 quoting the reference number EC12-32.
The closing date for returning applications is midday on 28 February 2013.
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