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.
- 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.
- 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.