Research Assistant Job Announcement


In order to complete the team of the CNCS founded project “MODELS OF PRODUCING AND DISSEMINATING KNOWLEDGE IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE: THE CARTESIAN FRAMEWORK (code PN-II-ID-PCE-2011-3-0998), implemented at the New Europe College, under the supervision of Prof. Vlad Alexandrescu, a competition is opened for 2 full-time positions at the level of Research Assistant.

The jobs are temporary, covering the entire duration of the project, which ends on December the 15th, 2014.


  1. Applicants should be enrolled in a MA or PhD programme in a discipline related to intellectual history (philosophy, philology, history, political science, etc.) or have completed such programmes.
  2. Applicants should document their interest and knowledge in the field of intellectual history and to be willing to enter an international programme devoted to Cartesian studies.
  3. Applicants should possess French and English at an advanced level. Notions of Latin are an advantage, yet there are not mandatory.
  4. Applicants should have organisation and communication skills.
  5. Applicants should be available for research stages abroad.

In order to apply, please send a letter of intent and a CV at the e-mail address: Applicants can send any documents that they consider to be relevant to this position (scientific writing samples, MA dissertation, diplomas, recommendations etc.)

Applicants who meet the requirements will receive an e-mail, in order to attend an interview with the Project director, which will be held at the beginning of January 2012, at the New Europe College in Bucharest.