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Job: Citizen Engagement for the JRC

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

The unit includes an institutional project that focuses on science and technology studies and in particular on citizen engagement design and practices and is looking for two motivated and collaborative colleagues to take the following responsibilities and tasks:

  • Contribute to the citizen engagement activities in the Unit
  • Support thematic projects where social research methodologies are relevant
  • Contribute to the consolidation of JRC competences on social sciences and citizen engagement in particular.

More precisely the candidate will be involved in:

  • Contributing to research in the field of Science and Technology Studies, in particular citizen engagement across the policy cycle and where relevant in debates about policy relevant science
  • Implementing citizen engagement in different policy files
  • Nurturing the Commission’s community of practice on citizen engagement
  • Contributing to high quality policy relevant reports and technical and scientific publications
  • Getting involved in international scientific and practitioners networks, organisation of training and expert workshops

For more information on the role and the qualifications required for the position, please visit the JRC's website.


  • job
  • JRC
  • Citizen Engagement
  • policy analyst
  • Italy