Thursday, June 16, 2016

Research Assistant, Russian and European Studies, American Enterprise Institute for Recent Grad

The American Enterprise Institute, a leading non-profit public policy research organization, seeks a full-time research assistant to work for AEI’s Director of Russian Studies, Leon Aron, and Research Fellow, Dalibor Rohac.
 Core responsibilities include writing and editing support as well as research regarding Russian foreign and domestic policies, US-Russian relations, the European Union (EU), and backsliding of countries in the former Soviet bloc. Other duties include developing and organizing conferences; overseeing long-term projects and grants; and general administrative support.Applicants must have excellent writing, editing, fact-checking and research skills. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in Russian studies, be up to speed on current events involving the whole Eurasia region including the EU, and have a familiarity with a wide range of Russian media and government sources. Proficiency in reading and writing Russian is required. Knowledge of European politics and a background in European political economy are also a plus. Qualified applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, academic transcripts, and a 500 word-writing sample with their on-line application. 2016 graduates are eligible to apply. 

Application instructions

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and unofficial academic transcripts to 2016 graduates are encouraged to apply.