Economic Analyst - Corporate Tax Modelling
Researcher / analyst
Position for: FG IV - Economic Analyst – Corporate tax modelling
As the science and knowledge service of the Commission, the mission of DG Joint Research Centre is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle. The JRC is located in 5 Member States (Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain). Further information is available at: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/
The Fiscal Policy Analysis unit of JRC (JRC.B2) wishes to recruit an economist to work in the Scientific project named "FISCALPOLICY". These activities cover the modelling of corporate tax reforms with a special focus on tax avoidance and global tax competition. Modelling support will be provided on Commission initiatives and assessement of measures taken in the area of corporate taxation and the digital economy as well as the taxation of IP-related activities.
The successful candidate will be expected to support the FISCALPOLICY team in the modelling of corporate taxation, and to contribute to the research work and scientific activities. He/she should have a solid background in one of the following fileds: corporate taxation, with specific focus on multinational firms and profit shifting, corporate tax reforms and investment and welfare and economic impact of corporate taxation. The successful candidate will be expected to have experience in applied econometric analysis and be able to work and manage large firm-level databases. Expertise in micro-econometric analysis, including a good command of software such as Stata or equivalent are pre-requisite. Knowledge of SQL language would be a plus. A track record of research and publications in the area of corporate taxation and/or micro-econometrics would be an asset. Research and analytical tasks will involve collaboration with other European Commission services and other relevant international organizations and research institutions.
Candidates should have a PhD (doctoral diploma) or a minimum of 5 years professional experience after university studies of at least 3 years attested by a diploma. A good level of written and spoken English is essential.
JRC. Directorate Growth and Innovation - Fiscal Policy Analysis Unit
Indicative Duration: 36 months initial contract with possible renewal up to maximum 6 years
JRC Site Country: Seville, Spain
Rules & Eligibility:
The candidate must be on a valid EPSO reserve list for Function Group IV contract staff.
If you are not in any valid EPSO reserve list for Function Group IV contract staff, you can still apply by following these steps.
You express your interest by applying to the CAST Permanent or to the permanent JRC Call for researchers.
1. CAST Permanent: open-ended selection procedure to create a pool of candidates from which the institutions, bodies, offices and agencies of the European Union (EU) can recruit contract agents. https://epso.europa.eu/documents/2240_en
2. JRC Call COM/1/2015/GFIV – Research: openended selection procedure to create a pool of candidates from which mainly the JRC can recruit contract agents FGIV as researchers. Details available at the link below:
Only then you can apply for this specific position, through
Auxiliary contract staff:
Article 3b of the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union applies: the actual period of employment within the Commission under this type of contract, including any period under
renewal, shall not exceed 6 years.
Please note that in case a high number of applications is received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.