The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is an independent, international, nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences through a wide variety of workshops and conferences, fellowships and grants, summer training institutes, scholarly exchanges, research, and publications. For more information, please visit our website: www.ssrc.org.
The SSRC seeks to hire a Program Coordinator in its Tokyo office to support the Abe Fellowship Program, the Global Scholars Initiative, and additional projects as needed. The Abe Fellowship Program encourages international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program fosters the development of a new generation of researchers interested in policy-relevant topics and willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network. The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) established the Abe Fellowship Program as its flagship program in 1991 in partnership with the SSRC. The Abe Fellowship Program now includes three core elements: the Abe Fellowship, the Abe Fellowship for Journalists, and the Abe Fellows Global Forum.
The principal responsibility of the position is the day-to-day implementation of the Abe Fellowship Program in Japan in partnership with and under the supervision of the SSRC’s Consulting Director in Tokyo.
In partnership with the Consulting Director in Tokyo and colleagues in the New York office, the Program Coordinator will:
Other responsibilities include providing support to the Tokyo Consulting Director and the New York Office in relation to:
Terms, Salary and Benefits
Annual salary is commensurate with experience.
Work authorization in Japan is required.
The Social Science Research Council is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are dedicated to equal employment opportunity and to cultivating and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. SSRC maintains a policy of non-discrimination with all employees and applicants for employment. All aspects of employment with the Council are made on the basis of competence, skill and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, creed, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin/ancestry, ethnicity, age, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital or domestic partner status, medical conditions (including pregnancy and/or genetic information) or physical or mental disability, citizenship status or any other categories prohibited by law.