Seconded National Expert

European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA)
Place of employment
Brussels, Belgium
Application deadline
11 Apr 2024


The European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA), located in Brussels, Belgium, supports the work of the European Research Council (ERC), the first pan-European funding body sustaining excellent frontier research in Europe. The fundamental activity of the ERCEA, via its main frontier research grants, is to provide attractive, long-term funding to support excellent investigators and their research teams to pursue ground-breaking and ambitious research. The ERCEA funds projects in any field of research, with excellence as the sole selection criterion.

The Seconded National Expert, SNE, (also called Research Programme Expert) would join the ‘Physical Sciences and Engineering Unit (B.4) of the ‘Scientific Management’ Department of the ERCEA, which defines and manages the coordination of the evaluation and selection of research proposals submitted to the ERC grant schemes and the scientific monitoring of funded projects. The Physical Sciences and Engineering Unit has around 60 highly committed and qualified staff members, subdivided into Panel Teams (see Annex). These Panel Teams cover different areas of research and scholarship in the domain of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PE) led by a Research Programme Agent who coordinates the ERC Panel’s work.

The Permanent Representation of Austria to the EU points out that ONLY applications submitted by the Permanent Representation will be considered. Interested parties are therefore requested to send application documents (Europass CV, letter of motivation and declaration of approval of the employer) in English by April, 11, 2024 by email

For more detailed information on the job profile, requirements and selection procedure, please refer to the detailed vacancy notice below.

Reference: ERCEA/SNE/232/2024