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Seconded National Expert - Research Officer

Institution: Frontex - European Border and Coast Guard Agency
Place of employment: Warsaw, Poland
The application deadline is: 15. Oct. 2018

The Capacity Building Division in the Research and Innovation Unit of Frontex is looking for a Research Officer. The Capacity Building Division (CBD) operates in line with the mandate of Frontex and contributes to security of the EU external borders by managing pooled human and technical resources, providing training and contributing to border management-related research and innovation activities. It develops harmonised standards at the European level to ensure interoperable border management capacities, monitors and helps implement new technologies for technical equipment, trains border and coast guard officers as well as other relevant staff. The Capacity Building Division also provides technical support to the European Commission in its respective areas of responsibility, such as the implementation of research programmes delegated by the European Commission to the Agency which are aimed at technologies related to border control and surveillance. Moreover, the Division is involved in the sharing of best practices with non-EU countries and international organisations. Activities are conducted in close cooperation with other EU agencies in the field of Justice and Home Affairs. The Capacity Building Division is structured around three Units: Pooled Resources, Training, Research and Innovation.

More information can be found in the attached Job description. 

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