We are looking for a Junior Data Scientist with data analysis and programming skills, to contribute to the research activities in both the Development and Evaluation studies and the Market Research units.

The Junior Data Scientist will contribute to CSIL's research activities by supporting the team with solid and advanced data analytics. Thanks to the supervision and support of senior experts, this new resource is expected to expand and strengthen his/her skills and become progressively more autonomous.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Data collection and processing with modern statistics and informatics techniques, including machine learning, data mining, text mining, and webscraping.
  • Development and application of analytical and prediction models, e.g. semantic analysis, cluster analysis, bibliometric analysis.
  • Contribute to the design of the empirical approach for new research projects.
  • Participate in drafting documents in English, such as tender proposals and research and evaluation reports, where data science tools are proposed or used.
  • Deliver public presentations of the research results in an accessible way.

Academic Background:

  • Master's Degree in Data Science, Statistics, or Economics, with excellent final grade (higher than 105/110 according to the Italian grading system).

Previous Work Experience:

  • This is an entry-level position. Previous work experience is not strictly required.
  • Previous internship in other research centres, public administration, universities, and/or international organisations would be an asset.


  • Fluency in Italian and English (C1 or C2). If not the mother tongue, knowledge should be preferably proven by a language certificate.


  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong knowledge of Python and R.
  • Knowledge of Stata and SQL would be an asset.

Core Competencies:

Accuracy and attention to detail, Teamwork and collaborative spirit, Problem-solving attitude, Curiosity.

Deadline: 30 July 2022

CSIL welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates irrespective of their nationality. The team’s primary job location is in Milan, but the possibility of remote work can be discussed.

Application process
Please, email your CV and cover letter to or submit them using the website

We will not consider any CV that does not comply with the minimum criteria specified in this announcement.