Gina Kirchweger

Wanted: New Scientific Talent to Support EU Policy-Making - The European Joint Research Center Launches Recruitment Drive

bridges vol. 26, July 2010 / Re$earch Re$ources

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Researchers from all over the world who are EU nationals are encouraged to apply for a challenging and rewarding job in the European Commission's own research body, the Joint Research Center (JRC). The JRC has over 2700 staff and an annual budget of about €350 million. It is deeply rooted in the European Research Area (ERA) and connected with more than 1000 scientific bodies worldwide.

Working for the JRC brings together research excellence in state-of-the-art facilities, and an opportunity to support EU policy makers by providing independent scientific and technical advice. Competitions are open for researchers in the following fields: chemistry, biology, and health sciences; physics; structural mechanics; quantitative policy analysis; spatial sciences; environmental sciences; energy sciences; and communication/information technology.

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