Call for Applications: Young Researcher Position at KCSS


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Call for Applications: Young Researcher Position at KCSS 

Are you a dedicated and motivated individual with a passion for creating positive social change? Are you eager to contribute your research skills to meaningful projects that address pressing global issues? If so, we invite you to join our team as Young Researcher.

About KCSS:

Kosovar Centre for Security Studies is an independent policy research centre founded in April 2008 and based in Prishtina - Kosovo. KCSS is dedicated to security sector development and reform in Kosovo and Western Balkans. It proactively promotes the principle of good governance, integrity and resilience.

Position Overview:

As a Young Researcher, you will play a vital role in advancing our organization's research initiatives. You will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced researchers, community leaders, and experts in the security sector to contribute to evidence-based decision-making and support our projects' effectiveness.


Assist in designing and conducting research studies, surveys, and data collection activities.

Analyze and interpret research data to extract actionable insights and recommendations.

Contribute to the development of research reports, policy briefs, and other products.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate research findings into project strategies.

Stay updated on relevant research trends, methodologies, and best practices.


Master's degree in [relevant field, e.g., Social Sciences, International Relations, Security Studies, etc].

Excellent research and analytical skills, with a keen eye for detail.

At least two years of professional experience.

Proficiency in data analysis software and Microsoft Office 365.

Effective written and verbal communication skills in English and Albanian. Serbian knowledge will be considered advantage. 

Previous experience in research or data collection.


Opportunity to contribute to impactful projects that make a difference in communities.

Exposure to a diverse and collaborative work environment.

Professional development and learning opportunities.

Competitive salary and health benefits package.

Chance to build a network with experts, professionals, and stakeholders.

Application Process:

Send your updated resume, sample of previous research work (Policy papers, Op-Eds, Research Reports) and a cover letter outlining your motivation and suitability for the position to t[email protected]

Subject of the email: "Application for Young Researcher - [Your Full Name]."

Application Deadline: 10 September 2023.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Expected Start Date: 01 October 2023

If you are enthusiastic about contributing your research skills to drive positive change and are excited to be a part of our mission-driven team, we encourage you to apply.  Facebook Instagram  Linkedin