Research Analyst, Technology and International Affairs Program

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
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  • Posted
    Sep 10

Position description

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a unique global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, India, and the United States, is seeking a full-time Research Analyst to work with scholars in our Washington, DC-based Cyber Policy Initiative on a research project focusing on cybersecurity and the financial system.

The Research Analyst will be responsible for assisting with the development of an international strategy for cybersecurity and the financial system; providing substantive feedback on the project design and methodology; identifying and contacting potential interviewees; assisting with the development of interview questions and tools; conducting interviews with policymakers and practitioners; helping to plan and organize a workshop with practitioners; and providing additional research, writing and editing support to the project. 

The ideal candidate will have one-to-two years of experience and a Master's degree in political science, international relations, cybersecurity, financial markets, or a similar related field with a strong background and interest in tech policy and the financial system. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and significant experience will also be considered. Strong writing and research skills are essential, including a background in social science, cybersecurity policy, or financial markets research.

Located in Dupont Circle in Washington, DC, we offer an outstanding benefits package. When applying, please include your resume/C.V., cover letter, and a writing sample. The writing sample should demonstrate excellent expository writing but does not have to be related to cyber policy (up to six pages). Please apply via the Carnegie Endowment website:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected group.

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