JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

European Commission

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Joint Research Centre
Lead Scientist

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111457380
Date Posted: 02/01/2017
Date Inactive: 02/28/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Lead Scientist
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Locations: Italy, ITALY
Seville, SPAIN
JEL Classification: O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Digital Transformation
Big Data and Economic Forecasting
Lead Scientist
Full Text of JOE Listing:

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 projects are executed in Ispra (IT) or Seville (ES).
The successful candidates are expected to be leading experts in their respective fields with demonstrated international recognition.

How to apply:
Detailed information and instructions for applications are provided in the official vacancy announcements (2016-IPR-A5-FGIV-7964,2016-IPR-A5-FGIV-7965,016-IPR-A5-FGIV-7966) on

Deadline: 28 February 2017

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 02/28/2017