Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Research and Editorial Assistant Position for Recent Grad with the Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies

Position description

The Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies is seeking an individual to assist with our writing, editing and research projects. The position entails developing our position papers, academic articles and op-eds, and helping to communicate our message to selected officials, media, and the public at large. The chosen candidate will work directly with Director Amitai Etzioni.


The candidate should possess the ability to work independently and must have strong writing and editing skills. Experience and/or background in working for student publications, and interest in political theory, international relations, political science, or ethics are preferred. Outreach experience (campaign, media, advocacy, etc.) is a plus.
A bachelor's degree in political science, international relations, sociology, history, English, communications, or related field is required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Application instructions

Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, three references, and a writing sample (preferably a research paper, thesis, or dissertation focusing on a topic relevant to Political Science, Sociology, or International Relations). Application instructions are here.
Due to the high number of applicants, only those being considered for a follow up interview will be contacted.