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Vacancy for a behavioural expert at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission

10.03.2022, by Hannah Schäfer

Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
Application deadline: March 28th, 2022

Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
Joint Research Centre of the European Commission

Dear all,

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 - within and outside the European Commission - and managing projects.
Suitable candidates should ideally 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 dynamic team of eight highly qualified 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.

Please submit your online application by Monday 28th March. You can find a full description and submit your online application here.
For applying, please:

  1. First, create an EPSO account, unless you already have one (here);
  2. Then, once you get your “application ID”, you can apply here (please select “COM/1/2015/GFIV” from the dropdown list).

Additional information (e.g., conditions, average salary) can be found in here. The links should provide all the essential information. Otherwise please contact Emanuele Ciriolo, preferably by e-mail, at emanuele.ciriolo(at)

Best wishes,
Hannah Nohlen