Research Officer

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is an EU Agency based in Vienna. The objective of the Agency is to provide the relevant institutions and authorities of the Community and its Member States when implementing Community law with assistance and expertise relating to fundamental rights, in order to support them when they take measures or formulate courses of action within their respective spheres of competence to fully respect fundamental rights. (Article 2 of the Council Regulation (EC) No 168/2007).

CA-RESOF-FGIV-2013 - Vacancy notice

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CA-RESOF-FGIV-2013 - Eligibility and selection criteria grid

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PLEASE NOTE: The deadline has been extended to 16:00 hours Vienna time (Central European Summer Time), 29/07/2013.

The FRA is publishing the following vacancy notice in order to recruit one Contract Agent for the following post:

- Research Officer

- Grade: Function Group IV

The duration of the contract for Contract Agent shall be for two years (with possibility of extension) after a probationary period of nine months.

The FRA urges anyone meeting the eligibility criteria and interested in the position to apply. The FRA is an equal opportunities employer and ensures that its recruitment procedures do not discriminate on the basis of gender, colour, racial, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age or sexual orientation, or any other status.

The FRA will not return applications to candidates. The personal data provided by the candidate shall be processed pursuant to the European Regulation related to personal data protection and in particular Regulation EC n. 45/2001 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the community institutions and bodies, and on the free movement of such data. Personal data shall be processed solely for the purpose of the selection procedure. Should the candidate have any query concerning the processing of his/her personal data, he/she shall address them to the following address:

How to apply:

Please read carefully the application instructions at the following link before applying. Applications should only be submitted on-line.

Closing date:

The closing date for submission of the applications is 29/07/2013 at 13:00 (Local time). FRA reserves the right to disregard any application sent after that date/time.