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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

Vacancy for a Behavioural Expert

08.06.2021, by Tina Keil

Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
Application deadline: June 20th, 2021

Logo: European Commission
Logo: European Commission

The Competence Centre on Behavioural Insights of the Joint Research Centre (European Commission) is looking to expand its team of behavioural experts. The proposed contract has an initial duration of 3 years, with possible renewals up to a maximum of 6 years.

The key responsibilities of the post include organising, preparing and running behavioural analyses, studies, and experiments. This also involves engaging with stakeholders to explore the problem matter, generate research questions, and develop a protocol design. Suitable candidates should be trained in behavioural sciences and have experience in conducting independent research projects. They should also have knowledge of quantitative research methods.

You would join a team of nine behavioural experts, and have the opportunity to work on lab, online and field experiments in a number of policy areas, both at European and at national level. A competitive salary is offered, alongside the opportunity to conduct sound and innovative policy-relevant research.

Link to submit your online application (deadline: Sunday 20th June): 
https://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ (look for the code "2021-BRU-I2-FGIV-017592 - BRUSSELS")

  1. As hinted in the call (download the pdf through the link above), then you should first apply here;
  2. Then, you are given a candidate number to be inserted here;
  3. Please select COM/1/2015/GFIV.

You can find more information on our website: https://knowledge4policy.ec.europa.eu/behavioural-insights_en

The links should provide all the essential information. Otherwise, please contact Emanuele Ciriolo by e-mail at: emanuele.ciriolo@ec.europa.eu