Offre de poste de Researcher on psychological risks and working conditions

18.02.20 Date limite de candidature : 18 Feb 20

Location: Brussels

About the ETUI

The European Trade Union Institute is an international non-profit-making organisation established under Belgian law. Based in Brussels, it provides research and training support to the European Trade Union Confederation.

The Institute has three main objectives:

About the position

Within a dynamic international environment, you will work in a team of around 7 researchers that covers a broad spectrum of occupational health and safety and working conditions issues from a European perspective. Your main task will be to design, conduct and manage in cooperation with your colleagues - research projects on psychosocial risks at work and translate the evidence into policy recommendations.

You have a broad vision of occupational health and safety, including the gender dimension, and are able to connect your field of expertise with related issues, e.g. musculoskeletal disorders. To this end, you are expected to remain informed about developments in your fields of expertise and identify trends, anticipate future developments and propose initiatives. Also, you are able to operate in a political environment, and you can make the connection between your field of expertise on the one hand, and policy- and regulatory measures on the other.

Further, you are expected to represent ETUI at meetings in European occupational health and safety bodies and take part in international and European professional networks and to maintain contacts with universities, other research bodies and trade unions. You will also organize workshops, seminars and conferences, and publish the results of your research and information linked with your field of activity in ETUI publications, external specialized journals and other media, also targeted at a broader public than the expert community. Additionally, you will provide expertise in support of European trade unions.

You will also assist in the coordination of ETUI networks composed of trade unionists, researchers and health and safety practitioners.


Conditions of employment

The appointment will be for a full-time 3 year-period with possibility for renewal. The ETUI offers a challenging and dynamic working environment, combining excellent professional and academic standards with close contacts to European policy makers. For further information visit: The ETUI offers good working conditions with a competitive salary and an attractive package of fringe benefits in line with qualifications and experience.

For any further questions regarding the vacancy please contact Head of Unit for Health and Safety and Working Conditions Marian Schaapman:

Applications and supporting documents (CV, list of publications, etc.) should be sent before 18 February 2020: Philippe Pochet. Director of the Research Department. ETUI. Bd du Roi Albert II, 5. B-1210 Brussels Email :