The Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), one of the world’s Top 10 think tanks, in cooperation with the Academic Swiss Caucasus Net (ASCN), is looking for 2 Research Assistants – “EU Neighbourhood, Foreign and Security Policy”.
The posts are scheduled to start on 1 October 2013 and are limited to a six-month period. The Research Assistants will work under the supervision of Prof. Steven Blockmans and contribute to the work of CEPS’ EU Foreign Policy Programme by:
- Providing research assistance for on-going projects on European neighbourhood, foreign and security policies
- Collecting and cataloguing relevant materials for the CEPS European Neighbourhood Watch newsletter
- Assisting in the organisation of events (workshops, roundtables, webinars etc.)
- Participating in events held by other organizations and taking minutes
- Support in maintaining and updating the programme’s network
- Contributing to other on-going activities of the programme
The Research Assistants will also get supervision on their PhD project.
Deadline for submitting the applications: 15 March 2013.
Interviews will be held in Yerevan and Tbilisi on 23-26 April 2013.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We kindly ask applicants not to follow up applications by telephone.
For further information, please contact: Mr. Hrant Kostanyan (firstname.lastname@example.org), CEPS Associate Research Fellow.
The 2 positions are financed by ASCN.
ASCN is a programme aimed at promoting the social sciences and humanities in the South Caucasus (primarily Georgia and Armenia). Its different activities foster the emergence of a new generation of talented scholars. Promising junior researchers receive support through research projects, capacity-building trainings and scholarships. The programme emphasizes the advancement of individuals who, thanks to their ASCN experience, become better integrated in international academic networks. The ASCN programme is coordinated and operated by the Interfaculty Institute for Central and Eastern Europe (IICEE) at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). It is initiated and is supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung.