Job Vacancy: “Academic Assistant (50%) for the Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs”, Deadline June 3 (College of Europe, Bruges)

The College of Europe are looking for candidates, preferably with a measure of College of Europe experience, with

  • a Master’s degree in EU Studies and/or International Relations and/or related fields with an excellent average grade (at least 15 out of 20, mention ‘very good’),
  • a solid knowledge of international affairs, EU institutions and decision-making,
  • a demonstrable interest in transatlantic affairs; experience related to transatlantic relations is an asset;
  • a very good command of English; a good command of French is an asset,
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team,
  • excellent organisational and intercultural skills,
  • an interest in teaching and research,
  • a high measure of flexibility (working hours may include evenings or weekends), and
  • at least one year of relevant work experience.

Tasks include

  • assisting the Director of the Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs programme and professors teaching within the programme (e.g. organisational back-up),
  • advising students,
  • contributing to the administration of the Master programme (e.g. inter-departmental meetings, coordination with The Fletcher School, organising guest lectures and conferences, participation in the selection of prospective students),
  • research and publications.

The College offers

  • an excellent academic setting,
  • a contract under Belgian law initially until mid-August 2023, renewable,
  • a pleasant, international working environment, and
  • a competitive remuneration.

The position may be combined with another part-time position at the College.

Applications (in English), comprising a detailed curriculum vitae, a letter of motivation, and transcripts, should be submitted by e-mail at the latest by 3 June 2022 to Ms Belinda Deryckere, College of Europe, Dijver 11, BE-8000, Bruges, via e-mail to belinda.deryckere[at]

Successful applicants will be invited for an interview. Should you require any further information on the contents of the position, please contact the MATA Director Michele Chang (michele.chang[at] For information on the salary and related issues, please contact the Director of Human Resources, Ms Isabelle Hillewaere (isabelle.hillewaere[at]

Please note that the personal data provided in your application will only be used to determine your qualifications for possible employment with the College of Europe.

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