LKI seeks a senior, policy-oriented researcher of the highest caliber for the newly-created, leadership position of Research Director, Global Governance program. He or she will (i) design and direct policy-relevant research on global issues affecting Sri Lanka, (ii) generate publications and oversee programs to advance Sri Lanka’s foreign relations, (iii) represent LKI at national and international forums, and (iv) collaborate with an internal team and external actors to maximize awareness and impact of LKI research, and develop funding for new research initiatives.
The position requires a dynamic individual with outstanding communication skills in English, including public speaking skills. Candidates should have a master’s degree in International Relations, Public Policy or related field (PhD is preferred), with at least 5 years’ experience in a senior research or policy role. A strong record of publications is essential. Significant international experience is an advantage. A competitive local salary will be offered.
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