JRC - Knowledge for Security and Migration Unit

Joint Research Centre
Place of employment
Ispra, Italy
Application deadline


The JRC took a major long-term commitment to set up and lead the new EU Observatory of Critical Technologies foreseen by the Action Plan on synergies between civil, defence and space industries

The candidate will contribute to any of the aspects of: technology assessment, standards development, value chain analysis, or stakeholder engagement. The work may involve: broad-view assessment of technologies (criticality, impact, maturity level, potential synergies); expert analysis of specific technology fields; foresight work (emerging / disruptive technologies); analysis of industrial standards and contributions to standards settings; engagement and coordination of stakeholders; analysis of value chains, supply chains and companies’ positions therein; or contributing to technology roadmaps (priorities for research, development and innovation, indication of potential roles of funding instruments and actors).

All is in the context of EU strategic autonomy in space, defence and security.

The suggested initial duration is 2 years, starting preferably in the 1st quarter of 2022.

For more information regarding qulifications sought and nature of tasks, please refer to the detailed vacancy notice to be downloaded here.