Annually IFA engages a Research Associate who assists the Permanent Scientific Committee (PSC) in the preparation of the scientific programme of the annual Congresses.
The job of the Research Associate is to investigate and develop topics that have been suggested as possible Congress or Seminar subjects. The Research Associate develops a bibliography for each topic. Working from the bibliography, the Research Associate then prepares a thorough analysis of the topic concerned, including identification of aspects which may be interesting to discuss in the specific context of the yearly IFA Congresses.
Throughout the process, the Research Associate will be supervised in day-to-day work, while the overall responsibility is with the Chair of the PSC. The Research Associate attends meetings of the PSC and works closely with its Chair and Vice-Chairs.
Who should apply?
Candidates with an academic background in taxation, particularly international taxation, some work experience and a working knowledge of English and one or (preferably) two other languages. Applications together with a Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and a list of referees should be forwarded to Anja van Zwietering ([email protected])
Deadline: before 1 February 2021.
Where and when?
The position is for a period of six months, ideally beginning in August and ending January/February of the following year. Candidates applying for this position must be able to make themselves available full-time for the entire period. Depending the developments of the pandemic, the position will most likely be filled in by remote working.
The remuneration for the position depends on the individual's qualifications and the period during which he or she will be able to work. In addition, the expenses of attending the Annual IFA Congress and the January/February 2022 meeting of the PSC will be covered. In view of the continuing uncertainty due to the worldwide health situation, full and concrete details also with a view to its congress format for the 2021 Congress will follow at a later stage once more is known on future developments and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.