Fellowship: Research Fellowship, Centre on the Future of War, Arizona

Deadline: Open until filled (published on 18 July, 2016)

Position: Fellowship, full-time

Where: Arizona State University, Arizona

The Center on the Future of War is seeking a full-time Research Fellow. This position links strategic design and planning for the Center with support for individual fellow research, collaborative projects, course design, teaching and programming. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, has an interdisciplinary orientation, and is an excellent researcher and writer significantly engaged in issues of war, conflict, human rights and international politics.

Responsibilities include: designing and implementing individual and collaborative research projects on a variety of issues (human rights, law of war, non-state actors, conflict and international development, regional issues, refugees, drones, gender and conflict, etc.); designing and teaching courses; supporting the development of a new online MA in Global Security; supervising students; publishing op-eds, essays and articles in academic and popular journals; developing ideas for new research; developing grant proposals; and generally supporting the work of the Center at ASU, in DC and elsewhere. The Research Fellow will work under the center co-directors and with a group of over 100 ASU affiliated faculty and two dozen DC-based experts (top journalists, former military, former government officials, academics, etc.). 

Minimum qualifications:
o   Ph.D., JD, LLM, MD or other terminal academic or professional degree
o   High level analytic and writing skills
o   Experience working on global politics, conflict, human rights and related issues

Preferred qualifications:
o   Ph.D., JD, LLM, MD or other terminal academic or professional degree
o   Relevant publications on global politics, conflict, human rights and related issue
o   5 years’ experience working in the field or conducting relevant research
o   Proven ability to write for academic, policy and popular audiences

This is an exciting position for the right candidate which offers significant opportunities to pursue academic and policy research and writing while also contributing to a new interdisciplinary institution linking one of the most innovative public research universities with one of the most dynamic and influential think tanks. The position is for one year, renewable based on performance.

Applications will be reviewed beginning August 15th, 2016; if not filled reviews will occur every 2 weeks thereafter until the search is closed.

Please submit your application to sbecushing@asu.edu.

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