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Council on Foreign Relations Research Associate, Asia Studies

(posted September 30, 2016)

Location: New York
Salary Rate: Based upon education and experience
Type: Full Time
Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country’s largest foreign policy think tanks with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program aims to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions.

The Research Associate will work under the direction of Ira A. Lipman Chair in Emerging Technologies and National Security and Director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program

The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):

  • Researching specific areas as requested by the fellow. Tracking both English and Chinese language news and data sources on technology, innovation, and cybersecurity.
  • Handling writing assignments, including research findings summaries and business writing.
  • Assisting the fellow with social media outreach, including publishing a blog, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc., as needed.
  • Providing administrative support to the fellow, including answering telephones, handling correspondence, and responding to media requests.
  • Coordinating events, including preparing invitations, making travel arrangements, scheduling, corresponding with speakers and presiders, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support.
  • Managing program finances, including preparing budgets and tracking monthly statements, monitoring grant information and writing reports and requests, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement.
  • Supporting other fellows and departments, upon request.

Link: http://www.cfr.org/about/career_opportunities/index.html?cid=otr-hr-marketing_use-job_opportunities#1858


Carnegie-Tsinghua Postdoctoral Research Fellow

(posted September 29, 2016)

Employer: Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy; Department of International Relations at Tsinghua University

Location: Haidian, Beijing

Description:

The Carnegie-Tsinghua Center is cooperating with Tsinghua’s Department of International Relations to hire a recent PhD graduate as a Carnegie-Tsinghua Postdoctoral Research Fellow. This two-year, full-time fellowship program at Tsinghua University is part of Carnegie-Tsinghua’s efforts to foster the next generation of leading scholars who will specialize in the study of foreign policy in relations to China.

The successful candidate must have a research focus on foreign policy issues related to China and the ability to conduct in-depth research in English and Chinese. He/she must be a self-starter, a team player, and able to meet deadlines. This person will work closely with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center’s communications team and will report to the communications director.

Eligibility:

  • The program is open to recent PhD graduates who are able to provide evidence of the successful completion of their PhD degree (from an accredited institution in China or abroad) by June of the year of appointment (i.e. year of 2016). He/she may not be more than two years beyond receipt of PhD. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
  • The degree must be notarized by the Chinese Ministry of Education
  • PhD in political science, international relations, economics, or a related field with a focus on some aspect of China’s global role.
  • Proven track record of substantive research experience, preferably demonstrable with a history of prior publications (peer-reviewed or general-audience publications).
  • High-level professional proficiency in English.
  • In accordance with Tsinghua University’s eligibility criteria, candidates must be no more than thirty-four years old by the application deadline of October 23, 2016.

Program Requirements:

  • Conduct independent research and publish at least four articles on the Carnegie-Tsinghua website per academic year.
  • Design and manage a Tsinghua course on think tanks as part of the SAIS-Tsinghua Dual-Master’s Program.
  • Present at least one talk or independently organize at least one event at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center per semester.
  • Work with and mentor center’s interns.
  • Work with the center’s media coordinator on possible media opportunities.
  • Provide assistance to the center’s China in the World podcast.

Program Benefits:

  • Fellowship stipend for two years.
  • Subsidized housing on Tsinghua campus.
  • Access to Tsinghua’s library, gym, cafeteria, and other facilities.
  • Dedicated office space at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center and access to Carnegie’s library resources.
  • Access to research resources across Carnegie’s six global centers.

How to Apply

  • Candidates should submit a resume in both English and Chinese with a list of prior publications, two English writing samples (each one between 1,000 and 3,000 words in length), at least one letter of recommendation, and a research proposal in English.
  • Research proposal should be less than two pages and should outline the candidate’s research focus, three areas where he/she would dedicate research, the methodology, end products (types of publications and events), tentative timelines of publications, impact expectations, and plans to leverage the global nature of Carnegie’s network.
  • Submit here.
  • All applications should be submitted by October 23, 2016. Only complete applications will be considered.
  • Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 


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Carnegie-Tsinghua Center: Development Coordinator, Beijing

(posted June 18, 2016)

Description:

The Carnegie Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, the Beijing center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, is seeking to hire a Development Coordinator. This position will report to the Center Director for the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy.

The Development Coordinator position supports the fundraising and development efforts at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center, through close work with the Center’s Director and staff, as well as Carnegie’s development team in Washington, DC, to develop and execute effective strategies for securing gifts of regional support; plan and execute development meetings and events in strategic Chinese cities; and provide support for the development solicitations with the aim of meeting Carnegie’s annual revenue goals.

Primary responsibilities include building and managing a major gifts prospect list for the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center and Carnegie’s regional efforts, working in conjunction with CEIP’s prospect research manager to perform prospect research and analysis on individuals and institutions, responding to requests for proposals and grant applications, coordinating pitch and marketing material needs through CTC communications team, drafting emails, biographies, and company snapshots for development purposes; drafting internal development strategy updates and reports; tracking and maintaining records of development activities; and helping to maintain the development contact database.

Apply at: https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/409431.html

Bower Group Asia: Analyst, Beijing

(posted June 18, 2016)

Description: BowerGroupAsia, Inc. (BGA) is a specialized advisory firm working with premier multinational companies in the Asia-Pacific. BGA brings unparalleled expertise, experience and networks in Greater China and throughout the region to support the world’s top companies in facilitating investments, managing risks and capturing new business opportunities. BGA experts leverage deep knowledge of China’s government, regulatory structures, businesses, media, and civil society organizations for the benefit of our clients. We are a fast-growing firm and our Beijing Office seeks a China Analyst to provide support client services in China and globally.

Apply at: http://bowergroupasia.com/Job-Opportunities-at-BGA/Analyst,-Beijing,-China.aspx

Alibaba: Young Professional Program

(posted June 18, 2016)

Description: Alibaba Global Leadership Academy (AGLA) is looking for young professionals for a full time, 16-month, job opportunity at their global headquarters in Hangzhou. Apply by June 20th.

Apply at: http://agla.alibaba.com/job-apply?spm=0.0.0.0.ccYN6z&gh_jid=203780


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