Chatham House is looking for a talented and experienced researcher and policy expert to join its Europe Programme. This is an opportune time to join a growing programme focused on a critical area in one of the world’s leading policy institutes.
You will play a central role in the delivery of an ambitious policy research agenda spanning the political, economic, social and security challenges facing European nations, the EU and their neighbourhood, including the impacts of the UK’s planned departure from the EU.
As an established authority on European politics, with in-depth knowledge of at least one major EU country and a strong record of publications, you will conduct innovative and thought-leading analysis of these challenges and the practical responses to help overcome them.
You will also bring successful experience of research fundraising along with relevant networks in order to generate funding for the Programme's research initiatives.
The contract is initially for a period of 12 months, with the expectation of extending this to a permanent position, assuming the successful delivery of quality output and steps towards building the funding base for longer-term research activities.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
Research and Project Management
You will have lead responsibility for a new Chatham House project examining the political and popular challenges facing European democracies.
In addition, you will generate new ideas and questions to be investigated that positively add to existing policy debates and analysis of European politics.. You will carry out research both independently and in cooperation with other Chatham House researchers and Associate Fellows.
You will be responsible for promoting European policy-related research through presentations, publications and the media including:
Fundraising and Budget
You will share responsibility with the Programme Manager and other staff for ensuring the Programme meets its financial requirements by:
Essential Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge
Essential Skills and Abilities