The Institute for China-America Studies seeks a research fellow & program officer. This is a full-time salaried position. The application deadline is Friday, November 16, 2018.
Candidates should possess a PhD (or be currently working on a dissertation) in International Relations, Asian Studies or Security Studies, OR possess an MA in one of these fields with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Candidates are not expected to have a particular area of expertise. Rather, we are looking to enhance our existing portfolio of issues that are central to the bilateral relationship. Based on education and experience, candidates will also be considered at the research associate level.
A successful candidate will:
Other duties include, but are not limited to: Organizing events, coordinating with third party vendors, developing memos, and overseeing the formatting and publication of research and annual reports.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
ICAS offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample as a single PDF in the form below. Externally published opinion pieces are preferred, but excerpts of longer academic works are acceptable writing samples.
PLEASE NOTE: ICAS encourages applicants to think outside the box when drafting their cover letter. Don’t tell us “I am writing to express my interest in the position.” We already know that. Instead, consider telling us a story that highlights your experiences, and details what exactly makes you the best fit for the task. For an idea about what we are talking about, please refer to this excellent article from NPR on best practices in cover letter writing.
Questions about the position can be addressed to our research associate and program officer, Will Saetren.