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Junior Researcher

We are looking for a curious Junior Researcher to responsibly perform research tasks.

PPMI is a leading European research and policy analysis centre. We help public sector and civil society leaders from around the world, presenting evidence in a way that is simple, clear and ready to use. We provide actionable insights, develop shared understanding among stakeholders, and enable policy implementation to bring about positive and lasting change.


A successful candidate will have:

  • Strong interest in the EU’s policies.
  • Understanding of qualitative or quantitative research methods in social sciences.
  • Rigorous and creative analytical reasoning.
  • Full English proficiency and good writing skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, economics or other social sciences.
  • Working experience in policy analysis (either practical working experience or academic experience gained while implementing own or collaborative research projects) would be an advantage.


You should be ready to participate in the following research and organisational activities:

  • Conducting data gathering (e.g. carrying out semi-structured interviews), analysing and reporting both on qualitative and quantitative descriptive data.
  • Synthesizing information from various sources and drafting texts for analytical inputs.
  • Working with and being supported by PPMI’s team experienced in various public policy areas.


You should expect a fast-paced and dynamic environment, where the ability to work in teams and individually go hand-in-hand. In return, we offer:

  • Rewards for your performance: at PPMI, we offer a salary (starting from 1200 EUR gross) and eligibility for performance-based bonuses semi-annually.
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from world-renowned experts and established researchers.
  • Training and coaching on research methods, analytical and managerial competencies.
  • Flexi-time: we operate with no fixed office hours, so you can work when you feel most productive.
  • Multicultural working environment / remote work arrangements.

If you see yourself in this position, apply by September 30, 2022.