Job Vacancy – Academic Assistant in the Department of European Political and Governance Studies, College of Europe, Bruges Campus

The Department of European Political and Governance Studies* at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium, is seeking applications for the position of Academic Assistant with a starting date of 10 August 2017 at the latest.

We are looking for graduates, preferably candidates with a measure of College of Europe experience, with:

  • a Master’s degree in EU studies with an excellent average grade (at least 15 out of 20),
  • a very good command of English and French (written and oral),
  • the ability to work as part of a team,
  • an interest in teaching and research,
  • good organisational skills, and
  • a high measure of flexibility (working hours may include evenings or weekends).

Tasks include:

  • assisting the professors (e.g. organisational back-up, compiling reading lists),
  • teaching (e.g. giving tutorials, assisting in the supervision of Master’s theses, providing academic advice to students),
  • departmental administration (e.g. study trip, guest lectures), and
  • own research and academic writing.

The College offers:

  • an excellent academic setting,
  • a one-year contract under Belgian law, renewable,
  • a pleasant, international working environment, and
  • a competitive remuneration.

Mail or e-mail applications either in English or French comprising a detailed curriculum vitae and a lettre de motivation should be submitted by 11 May 2017 to:

Mrs Rina Balbaert
Department of European Political and Governance Studies
College of Europe
Dijver 11
BE-8000 Brugge

Should you require any further information, please contact Professor Michele Chang or one of the current Assistants in the Department via Rina Balbaert (rina.balbaert [at]


*The department of European Political and Administrative Studies will undergo a name-change from next academic year onwards.

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