Research Administrator for Parliamentary Research

The European Parliament is establishing a database of candidates for recruitment as research administrators (contract staff member - function group IV) for parliamentary research. The posts will be based in Brussels. However, missions may have to be undertaken to Parliament's other places of work.

A parliamentary research administrator will carry out, on the basis of the programmes drawn up and the priorities set by parliamentary bodies and their superiors, the following tasks:

• answer specific requests for information, analysis and research in respect of European Union policies made by individual Members or groups of Members or by a parliamentary body, in particular by drawing up appropriate notes,

• provide content relating to those policies for Parliament's external and in-house websites,

• liaise with counterpart services in the other European Union institutions and with external think tanks and research institutes.

To apply for this contract agent selection procedure, you must have completed university studies of at least 3 years' duration in one of the following areas: political science, economics, European studies, public administration, law, social sciences, international relations, natural sciences, statistics, history. Additionally you must have at least 3 years' professional experience relevant to the job description.

You must be a national of an EU country with a thorough knowledge of one of the EU's 24 official languages and a very good knowledge of English, French or German.

Initial basic monthly salaries will be set on the basis of each candidate's training and specific professional experience. Basic monthly salary (in EUR): Min 3.145 – Max 5.832.

Some 50 posts are available for 2014. Contracts will be concluded for an initial period of 1 year and may be renewed; their total duration may not exceed 6 years.

You can apply from:

26 February to 31 March 2014 (12:00 midday Brussels time).

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