Future of Europe Senior Researcher Position

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27 Feb 2019

Future of Europe Senior Researcher

The Institute of International and European Affairs, a leading independent think-tank based in Dublin, Ireland, is seeking a full-time Senior Researcher for the research department. The successful candidate will manage two or three portfolios in the area of European and International Affairs.

The researcher will report to the Director of Research as part of a research team.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter with the subject line ‘Future of Europe Senior Researcher’ to Fionnuala Keane at jobs@iiea.com by Friday 1 March February 2019. Applications will be processed on receipt and interviews will be on a rolling basis from Monday 25 February until the position is filled.

Please read Responsibilities, Requirements and Application details below.

The main responsibilities of this position include:

  • Taking a leading role and manage implementation our Future of EU27 project
  • Tracking Policy actions and proposals from the EU Institutions
  • Providing regular briefing notes on developments in the policy area and contributing to publications/writing policy papers
  • Organising programme of keynote addresses and workshops with high-level policy makers and thought leaders as part of the IIEA’s events programme
  • Liaising with group chair, members and minuting meetings


  • 1st class or high 2.1 post-graduate degree in related field such as European Studies, Law, Political Economy or Political Science
  • At least five years’ work experience in related field
  • Experience in project management
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and efficiency
  • Ability to multitask and strong organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with high-level dignitaries
  • Editing and proofing skills

Application details:

  • To apply please send a CV and covering letter with the subject line “Future of Europe/ Senior Researcher – Application” to Fionnuala Keane at jobs@iiea.com by close of business on Friday 1 March 2019.
  • Please state your availability in your cover letter.

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