Frequently Asked Questions
Hello! Below are questions often asked by users like yourself.
Applying to Jobs
How do I apply?
Starting your application is easy!
Here are three quick steps to follow:
1. Find the job you want to apply to.
You may have already been directed straight to a job from a link sent by a friend.
You can also search all job openings on 'EFSA Professional opportunities’ homepage, either by keywords in the search bar, or by job family.
Alternatively you can search for jobs by type of population at EFSA, by clicking on the relevant quadrant on the homepage: Staff, Experts, Young professionals, Secondments. You will then be redirected to jobs filtered by the specific type of the population.
2. Click 'Apply for Job'.
A window will pop up asking you to input your first name, last name, and email address. If you were referred, this will be denoted.
3. Start your application!
Fill in your full name and email address, and hit 'Start Your Application'. You'll then be redirected into EFSA's careers site to fill out the remainder of your information.
What are Job Alerts and how do I sign up for them?
Stay up-to-date with the latest EFSA jobs!
EFSA sends Job Alerts emails to users who want to receive them. These alerts are sent according to your own selected frequency and include open jobs that you may be interested in depending upon the interests and locations you choose when signing up. Sign up to receive job alerts today. Here's how:
1. Sign up at any time!
Not ready to apply, but want to hear about new EFSA jobs? Sign up for job alerts by hitting 'Sign Up for Job Alerts' on the homepage or on any job detail page.
2. Fill in your information.
Submit your full name, email address, and the job family/ locations that best fit your career interests.
How do I update my general candidate profile?
How do I update my job submissions?
Who can register through the ‘EFSA internal login’?
‘EFSA Internal login’ link can be used by persons employed by EFSA having a corporate account. The following categories of EFSA populations can register through the ‘EFSA internal login’ link: staff, trainees, study-visitors, SNEs, NEPTs, interims. It’s enough to just click on ‘EFSA Internal login’ and you will be recognised automatically when in EFSA network. If accessing ‘EFSA Internal login’ from outside EFSA network, you will be requested to insert your EFSA credentials.
How do I share a job to a friend?
Referring your friends is easy!
You can copy the URL in your browser and paste it in a message to your friend. Additionally, any time you click a "Share this Job" button, it will generate an URL that can be sent by email or shared through social networks.
You can reach out to EFSA Talent Selection with any questions you have regarding jobs and career opportunities by email at firstname.lastname@example.org In case you encounter technical issues while filling-in an application form or your candidate profile, please contact EFSA Service Desk at email@example.com.