About the project:
Project Director(s): Professor Juan Montero and RSCAS Director Erik Jones
Project details: The Transport Area of the Florence School of Regulation (FSR Transport) at the European University Institute’s Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies is dedicated to policy dialogue, policy-relevant research, training, and networking
in the area of transport regulation in Europe. It is concerned with the regulation of all modes of transport and a wide range of other topics related to digital and sustainable mobility.

Job description: The research assistant will provide support to the FSR Transport Project Directors. Main tasks include:
• Drafting and editing research outputs, such as briefs, reports, and workshop summaries;
• Developing networks and communication channels with key stakeholders of FSR Transport;
• Contributing to the scientific organisation of workshops, and liaising the RSC Conference Unit taking care of event logistics;
• Performing analytical and research tasks in the area of transport regulation;
• Providing further assistance and performing additional tasks as required.

Online application form:

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Full time

  • English
  • Fluent
  • Required


  • Master’s degree in a field relevant to the position;
  • Proven analytical, writing and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EU policy, and a willingness to learn about transport and network industries;
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to set and meet deadlines gathered through previous experience;
  • Proven ability to work in a team and to take initiative

Other information

For more information contact Ian Devine (

Fill in the online application form ( and upload documents as requested:

  • CV (max. 2 pages)
  • Letter of motivation (max. 2 pages)
  • A one-page policy brief based on your personal experience as a passenger on the impact of transport regulation (covering areas of sustainability, digitalization or competition).

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