The Senior Associate will be responsible for conceptualizing, managing, and substantively completing a newly funded multi-dimensional book project on the use or deployment of armed forces in support of discrete political/military objectives. The position requires significant expertise and credibility in the field of international security studies, as well as a deep knowledge of the academic literature on military strategy and international relations and proficiency in both qualitative and quantitative social science methods. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and public affairs skills and a publication record of note.
The position will also be responsible for developing and seeking additional funding for a related defense initiative sustainable beyond the terms of the existing book contract.
About Stimson: The Stimson Center is a nonpartisan policy research center working to solve the world’s greatest threats to security and prosperity. Think of a modern global challenge: refugee flows, arms trafficking, terrorism. These threats cannot be resolved by a single government, individual, or business. Stimson’s award-winning research serves as a roadmap to address borderless threats through collective action.
The above specified tasks may not be the only duties assigned. Employee will be required to carry out any other job-related instructions requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.
Required: 15 years relevant experience with Master’s degree in related field
Preferred: PhD in related field.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a bio, cover letter, resume and writing sample. We offer an exceptional benefits package, generous vacation and sick leave, and a convenient DC location.
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