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Research Assistant (Multiple Positions), Harvard University Belfer Center

Research Assistants support Graham Allison, the Douglas Dillon Professor of Government at the Harvard Kennedy School, in conducting in-depth research on current international security issues relating to the US and China. The Assistant works closely with other members of a small research team and plays a key role in Dr. Allison’s current research project on America’s policy toward China.

Basic Qualifications

  • At least one year of related work experience is required, along with demonstrated knowledge of various research methods and statistical techniques. Relevant coursework may count toward experience.

Additional Qualifications

  • Candidates must have significant knowledge of, and interest in, current international security issues relating to the US and China, and Chinese domestic politics and economics; exceptional writing skills; basic quantitative proficiency; and a demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision under tight deadlines.
  •  A master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred, though we will consider candidates who have a bachelor’s degree with extraordinary academic or professional credentials.

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