Employment Opportunities

There are at present two employment opportunities at VERTIC within the Verification and Monitoring Programme for a Senior Researcher and a Researcher.

There is one opportunity within the Compliance Mechanisms and Measures Programme for a Research/Senior Researcher.

Senior Researcher in the Verification and Monitoring Programme, VERTIC (Deadline Extended)

Job Title: Senior Researcher

Senior Researcher salary range:  £46,397.69 – £56,531.08

Terms: Full-time, one-year contract with opportunity for renewal

Reports to: Co-Programme Director for Verification and Monitoring

Summary: VERTIC is looking to appoint a Senior Researcher in its Verification and Monitoring Programme (VMP). The role will primarily involve working on a major project in the VMP Portfolio as well as contributing to other VMP projects. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the Programme’s fundraising efforts, and lead on fundraising opportunities of interest.

The VMP develops verification and monitoring solutions to enable countries to work together confidently when tackling challenging international issues. These include verification, non-proliferation and security issues related to nuclear, chemical and biological weapons at the state and non-state actor level; and issues arising from emerging technologies and the outer space and cyber operational environments. Work on these subject areas involves technical, policy and legal research and engagement with government and international government officials, diplomats, regulators, R&D, military, civil society, academia and the private sector.

Location: Hybrid (Home, VERTIC’s London office), Flexible working

To apply, please submit a CV, covering letter, and details of two referees to vertic@vertic.org by 10 pm UK time Monday, 14 November 2022.

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Researcher in the Verification and Monitoring Programme, VERTIC (Applications Closed)

Job Title: Researcher

Researcher salary range: £35,361.76 – £44,161.99.

Terms: Full-time, one-year contract with opportunity for renewal

Reports to: Co-Programme Director for Verification and Monitoring

Summary: VERTIC is looking to appoint a Researcher in its Verification and Monitoring Programme (VMP). The role will involve working on one or more projects across the Programme’s current portfolio. The person will also contribute to bringing in work in new or existing areas. The position will involve gaining experience in the full range of activities involved in driving forward an independent technically-focused non-governmental organization.

The VMP develops verification and monitoring solutions to enable countries to work together confidently when tackling challenging international issues. These include verification, non-proliferation and security issues related to nuclear, chemical and biological weapons at the state and non-state actor level; and issues arising from emerging technologies and the outer space and cyber operational environments. Work on these subject areas involves technical, policy and legal research and engagement with government and international government officials, diplomats, regulators, R&D, military, civil society, academia and the private sector.

Location: Hybrid (Home, VERTIC’s London office), Flexible working

To apply, please submit a CV, covering letter, and details of two referees to vertic@vertic.org by Monday, 7 November 2022.

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Researcher/Senior Researcher in the Compliance Mechanisms and Measures Programme, VERTIC

Job title: Researcher
Terms: Full-time, permanent position with six-month probation period
Salary range: £35,361.76 – £44,161.99.
Job title: Senior Researcher
Terms: Full-time, permanent position with six-month probation period
Salary range: £ 46,397.69 – £56,531.08

Reports to: Programme Director for Compliance Mechanisms and Measures

Summary: VERTIC is looking to appoint a Researcher or Senior Researcher to work primarily in its Compliance Mechanisms and Measures Programme (CMM), with support to other programmes as required. The role involves working on projects across the Programme’s current portfolio and contributing to the development of projects in existing or new research areas. The post holder will be involved in a range of activities involved in driving forward an independent technically focused non-governmental organization.

VERTIC’s work focuses on the development and application of monitoring, reporting, review, verification and compliance mechanisms, and on national implementation measures.

The CMM Programme researches the components of compliance, analysing and enhancing the role of compliance processes, promoting exemplar compliance bodies and dispute settlement processes, examining responses to non-compliance, and conducting training on compliance. The work involves technical, policy and legal research and engagement with government and international government officials, diplomats, regulators, R&D, military, civil society,
academia and the private sector.

The programme is currently working on projects concerning compliance with United Nations sanctions, and maritime confidence- and security- building measures. The programme is also concerned with compliance with agreements concerning nuclear, biological and chemical weapons and related materials; conventional arms and cyber weapons; and the environment.

Location: Hybrid (Home, VERTIC’s London office), Flexible working.

To apply, please submit a CV, covering letter, and details of two referees who may be contacted if you are shortlisted by email, to vertic@vertic.org including “CMM application” in the subject line by Friday, 11 November 2022 18:00 GMT.

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