The Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) is seeking a student for a part-time position to support the routine activities of the Food Safety Risk Analysis Program, which include a database and workshops and training courses for food safety professionals. This position provides the unique opportunity to gain experience in the field of food safety risk analysis. Responsibilities: * Manage course advertisement calendar for Risk Analysis Courses * Monitor course registrations * Monitor and update course information website as well as online courses content * Manage the risk analysis participants database and issue reports * Maintain the JIFSAN risk analysis training email * Help Training Coordinator with course logistics * Help with indexation of records into FoodRisk.org * Update database links on FoodRisk.org * Provides general support to the Risk Analysis Program Manager and FoodRisk Program Manager Specialist Qualifications: * Academic background in biology, chemistry, food science or nutrition * Ability to understand scientific papers and documents and knowledge of the scientific method (particularly in the field of chemical and life sciences) * Good general computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat) * Attention to details and strong organizational skills * Ability to meet deadlines * Self-motivation and a sense of initiative This is a part-time position (up to 20 hours/week) and is available immediately. Applications may be submitted to Juliana M. Ruzante at [log in to unmask] For more information about JIFSAN and FoodRisk.org visit our websites: http;//www.jifsan.umd.edu and http://www.foodrisk.org. Offices are located in Suite 2134, Patapsco Building on Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD (near College Park Metro).