Researcher in the Institute for Security Studies, Paris

Deadline: 15/09/2010
Open to: candidates must be nationals of one of the EU Member States

The Institute for Security Studies of the EU is recruiting a Research Fellow to begin in Autumn 2010. The person appointed will participate in the Institute’s study and research projects, and other activities such as publications, organisation of seminars and participation in conferences. The Institute has, as its objective, to contribute to the development of CFSP, including CSDP.

The selected candidate will be required to:
* prepare policy-oriented analyses for the Council of the European Union and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy;
* undertake study and research projects on foreign policy and security questions of interest to the EU, with a view to publication by the Institute or in specialised academic periodicals;
* contribute to the planning and editing of the Institute’s publications;
* collaborate in the organisation of the Institute’s seminars, task forces and meetings;
* assist in running the Institute’s various collective activities.

Qualification
* Higher degree (Master’s or Doctorate), preferably in the field of political science, economics, the social sciences or international studies;
* Confirmed professional experience, particularly as a researcher in a university or in a public or private research centre doing work similar to that of the Institute;
* Sound knowledge of the workings and policies of the European Union;
* Excellent knowledge of the CFSP working languages (English and French)
* Highly-developed sense of initiative and responsibility, and an ability to work well in a relatively small international team.

Application procedure
Candidates should submit their applications, in either English or French, together with a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of two referees to: [email protected] (ref: ADM(2010)/30)

The two referees should send their recommendations, by separate e-mail, to Alvaro de Vasconcelos (Director EU Institute for Security Studie) at: [email protected]

The application deadline is Wednesday 15 September 2010 (by 9 a.m.)

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