CALL FOR APPLICATIONS |Deadline 7 September 2021


The Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM), an independent think-tank institute based in Tirana, is looking for a Researcher. Applicants with proven experience in research in the areas of anti-money laundering, anticorruption or organized crime are invited to apply.

The successful candidate will join the IDM team and will be offered a renewable one-year contract with a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


  • Review and analysis of the institutional and legal framework applicable to anti-money laundering and measures to comply with FATF recommendations.
  • Develop project proposals and conduct research on anti-money laundering measures and initiatives.
  • Produce analytical reports and prepare information bulletins on issues related to the focus areas.


The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Advanced studies (Master’s Degree) in law, economics, or other relevant degree related to focus areas.
  • Proven experience with research in the above thematic areas or related issues.
  • Ability to conduct independent research.
  • Excellent knowledge of both English and Albanian.
  • Outstanding writing skills.


Interested applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter (Expression of interest);
  • Updated CV with two reference contacts;
  • An analytical writing sample.

Please send the application via email at [email protected]rg by 7 September 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!