Vacancy – Academic Assistant in the European Interdisciplinary Studies Department specializing in energy and climate governance

We are currently looking for Academic Assistants/Senior Academic Assistants to join the European Interdisciplinary Studies Department starting as soon as possible in March 2022.

About the job

We are looking for graduates holding a degree in economics, energy studies, international relations, law, European studies, or political science with experience of studying/working in an international environment and research/professional interest in energy and/or climate issues.

In this role, you will become part of a dynamic team of Academic Assistants and work with distinguished academics and professionals as well as with a diverse and international body of students. You will have the possibility to work in an excellent academic setting in a pleasant and stimulating international environment. You will also support the Natolin Energy and Climate Governance Nest.

The most important tasks include:

  • assisting professors with their teaching activities (e.g., gathering ECTS cards, research, compiling reading lists)
  • coordination of events related to the topics of energy and climate
  • organization and coordination of study visits, conferences, guest lectures etc.
  • providing academic support to students (e.g., giving tutorials, assisting the supervision of Master's theses, teaching)
  • supporting and participating in academic extracurricular activities
  • own research and academic writing.


  • you should have a mention "very good" at Master’s level, PhD is considered an advantage
  • you should be fluent in English and have a good command of French
  • you are interested/specialized in energy and climate issues
  • you enjoy working as part of a team
  • you have exceptionally good organizational and time management skills 
  • you are flexible, able to prioritize and organize your work (working hours can include evenings or weekends)
  • you are interested in research and teaching
  • previous College of Europe experience is advantageous, but it is not a precondition


  • The position is full-time, based in Warsaw
  • We offer a one-year contract under Polish law, renewable


Please send your application in English or French comprising a detailed curriculum vitae and a motivation letter to Dr Joanna ZIÓŁKOWSKA, Coordinator of Operations in the EIS Department at:   

The application deadline is 7 February 2022 (23:59 CET).