The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs is seeking candidates for the role of Research Assistant. The Belfer Center is the hub for Harvard University’s research, teaching, and training in international security affairs. In 2017, it was ranked the world’s #1 university-affiliated think-tank for the fourth year in a row.
Research Assistants support the director of the Center by conducting in-depth research on topics such as US foreign policy and strategy; defense and intelligence policy; global nuclear security and nonproliferation; and a range of other major international security issues.
The Research Assistant works closely with other members of a small research team and plays a key role in developing research products, including policy memos, op-eds, journal articles, and book chapters, and performs related job duties as required.
Send the following materials to [email protected]:
(1) Cover letter of 300 words or less
(2) One-page résumé
(3) Official or unofficial transcript PDF
(4) Analytic writing sample of 20 pages or less
(5) Names and contact information for three references
Materials must be submitted by April 5, 2017.