Do you want EU policies and laws to be informed by the best scientific evidence available? Do you have a strong background in research? Are you ready to apply your scientific expertise to support EU policies? Take the opportunity and apply for Research Fellow temporary positions at the European Commission's science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
The Joint Research Centre is the European Commission's department responsible for creating and managing much of the knowledge used to support the European Commission's policies. Operating in Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands, the JRC is currently seeking research fellows with sound scientific research experience and a desire to work at the interface of science, knowledge and policy, in the following fields:
Biology, Chemistry, Natural Sciences, Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Oceanography / Marine Sciences, Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Veterinary, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Sciences, Statistics, Material Sciences, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Educational Sciences, Psychology , Geography, Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, Meteorology, Ecology, Forestry, Geology, Hydrological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Pharmacy, Nutritional Sciences.
In return you can expect to apply your scientific work to policy questions, to be part of a stimulating multi-cultural environment and receive a competitive remuneration package. The JRC supports a diverse, inclusive and flexible working environment.
You can apply if:
1.You are a citizen of one of the EU Member States or from Associated Countries, such as Switzerland;
2.You have a level of education corresponding to completed university studies of at least three (3) years attested by a diploma and at least five (5) years of professional experience in one of the fields mentioned above (they are also listed in sections II and VI of the call) OR a doctoral diploma in one of these fields.
You can find more information and apply here.