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International Studies Department

Resident Fellow - European Union

Full-time, permanent contract (CDI)
Paris, 8th Arrondissement
March 2024

Type: Full time, permanent contract (CDI);
Location: Paris, 8th Arrondissement, up to 2 days of remote working a week;
Department: International Studies Department;
Start date: March 2024. 

Institut Montaigne’s International Studies Department is looking for a Resident Fellow to join its Europe program to lead and promote the Institute's research on the European Union (with a particular focus on industrial, fiscal, monetary policies and European and international financial regulations). As a Resident Fellow, you will be responsible for disseminating the Institute’s European analysis with relevant audiences in France and internationally, including with senior representatives of governments, international organizations, the private sector, civil society, academia and the media.

Core Tasks
  • Lead the design and implementation of Institut Montaigne’s research agenda on European industrial, economic and financial matters (from initial scoping to final publication) in coordination with the Institute’s senior management team;
  • Strengthen Institut Montaigne’s expertise and visibility on these issues;
  • Develop strong networks with policy-makers, policy experts, business representatives and the media-in France and internationally;
  • Represent and promote the work of Institut Montaigne on European issues in internal and external meetings, including policy dialogues and public conferences; 
  • Organize events and policy dialogues on European economy, finance and industrial matters;
  • Participate in the writing and editing of reports, research notes and commentaries on the European Union.
  • PhD or Master’s degree (a degree in Economics is preferred but not necessary);
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience; 
  • Perfect bilingual proficiency in English and French (knowledge of German is a plus);
  • Demonstrated interest in French public policies and European affairs;
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills; 
  • Published work;
  • Strong project management skills, professional rigor, ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Strong desire to build and engage with a network of leading experts, and the capacity to present the Institute’s work on the European Union to top-level decision-makers.
Contract and Compensation

Full-time, permanent contract (CDI). Salary commensurate with experience. 

To Apply

Please send your CV along with your cover letter to with the email subject line "Application - Resident Fellow - European Union"

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About Institut Montaigne

Institut Montaigne is an independent and influential French think tank specializing in French and European public policy, chaired by Henri de Castries. A non-profit organization, Institut Montaigne is home to a network of accomplished business leaders, former politicians and policy makers, and key academic players and researchers, who come together to put forward recommendations on the basis of independent, non-partisan analyses, international benchmarking and evidence-based research. We promote a balanced vision of society, in which open and competitive markets go hand in hand with equality of opportunity and social cohesion. Our strong commitment to representative democracy and citizen participation, on the one hand, and European sovereignty and integration, on the other, form the intellectual basis for our work.

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