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European Commission - Joint Research Centre (JRC), Italia

Lead Scientist in Scientific Service of the European Commission

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission provides key scientific evidence for robust policy making on EU level. In its recently established Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS), the JRC is deepening its knowledge base and explores new research areas of relevance for the present and future European policy agenda.

The JRC Centre for Advanced Studies now invites candidates for three positions as Lead Scientist to develop novel CAS projects on

  • Big Data Collection and Processing in Analysing and Forecasting Economic Developments
  • Digital Transformation – Machine Intelligence and Human Behaviour
  • Digital Transformation – The Governance of Human Societies

The successful candidates will develop teams of up to five scientists, and establish project plans contributing to high profile scientific results. Each project has a duration of maximum three years and is provided with additional budget for execution.

The successful candidates are expected to be leading experts in their respective fields with demonstrated international recognition.

How to apply

Detailed information as well as instructions for the application are provided in the official announcement on

Code: 2016-IPR-A5-FGIV-7966 (Big Data)
Code: 2016-IPR-A5-FGIV-7965 (Digital Transformation – Governance of Human Societies)
Code: 2016-IPR-A5-FGIV-7964 (Digital Transformation – Machine Intelligence and Human Behaviour)

Deadline for application: 28 February 2017


European Commission - Joint Research Centre (JRC)

As the European Commission's science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.


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