Are you fascinated about policy issues at the intersection of science and diplomacy?
Did you recently receive your doctorate in the natural sciences, engineering, or political science/international relations?
Are you interested in spending up to 6 months in Washington, DC, pursuing independent research?
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Center for Science Diplomacy is pleased to announce an opportunity for early-career researchers to be resident at the Center to conduct short-term, independent research as a research scholar. Research topics will be jointly developed between the scholar and the Center in policy areas at the intersection of science and technology and diplomacy.
This program operates on a continuous basis, with the Center hosting one research scholar at any given time for a duration of three to no more than six months. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Compensation or coverage of research-related expenses will be provided. The research scholar is not eligible for employment benefits.
***Please note that applications received are currently being considered for 2017 or later start dates***
- A Ph.D. or doctoral-equivalent degree in an area of science, engineering, or political science/international relations received within the past five years. In exceptional circumstances, a student currently pursuing a doctoral degree with a strong background in both S&T and international relations could be considered for the position; however, this program does not fund research intended towards completion of a degree.
- Excellent research skills.
- Experience with policy issues, particularly in areas related to international relations, if the advanced degree is in science or engineering; experience with S&T issues, if the advanced degree is in political science/international relations.
- Solid written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
To apply, please click here.