IRGC - Science Writer/Editor and Project Facilitator

EmployerSwiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
CategoryLiterature / Linguistics
PositionRegular Employment / Collaborator



IRGC, the International Risk Governance Center, is looking for a young scientist interested in risk governance, to work with us to ‘bridge’ contributions from science, technology, public policy and private strategies, on the topic of evaluation and governance of emerging and systemic risk issues. Objective is to elaborate policy recommendations.
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The job consists in:

  • doing research and talking with stakeholders to write project proposals
  • participating in fundraising
  • organising collaborative project work
  • facilitating multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder expert workshops, and
  • writing and editing project reports and policy briefs, for an audience in public policy and administration, and business.


  • scientific background in natural science or engineering
  • several years’ experience in social or political science
  • excellent writing and communication skills
  • full proficiency in English (written and oral)

What we offer:

  • a dynamic, inter-disciplinary and international working environment

Start date: asap; Deadline of application: until position is filled

Activity rate: 100%; Duration of contract: 1 year, renewable; Place of work: EPFL Lausanne


Please contact us at

, with a CV and letter of motivation.


In your application, please refer to
and reference  JobID 37714.

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