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January 25 2023

Vacancy for full time researchers for the EPLO Branch in Cascais, Portugal

EPLO is currently recruiting up to two full time Researchers for its Branch in Cascais – Portugal. Under the supervision of the Director of the Institute for the Global Rule of Law, you will inter alia:

  • Prepare, organize, and report on all research outputs and project activities, such as The Rule of Law yearly report, as well as events, workshops, trainings, academic teaching, regional consultations, and publications;
  • Assist the Rule of Law of Commission in its mission and activities;
  • Assist in the implementation of academic and training activities and events of the Institute for the Global Rule of Law and the European Law and Governance School in Portugal;
  • Conduct research, desk reviews and liaise with external experts and consultants to draft, co-develop, review, and finalize all research and policy outputs particularly on topics of rule of law and democratic governance;


  • Master’s or PhD in Law, preferably, but not exclusively, in Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, EU Law, Political Science;
  • Previous experience in research projects;
  • Familiarity with the following thematic areas: rule of law; democratic governance; democratic erosion.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and a strong sense of thoroughness, accuracy, and consistency;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; Additional language(s) would be appreciated.


  • Experience in academic research in an international and diverse environment;

The researcher(s) shall be staff members of the EPLO ( and therefore international civil servants. Their net annual salary may be between 18.000 and 24.000 Euro, while health insurance will be provided as plus.

Please, submit your application to: by 17 February 2023, 17.00 (Greek timezone)

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