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Director of the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP)

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) in Vienna, Austria

The VCDNP is an international non-governmental organization established in 2011 at the initiative of the Austrian Foreign Ministry. VCDNP serves as a platform for result-oriented discussion among national governments, international organizations, academia, and civil society on nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation issues. The Center’s activities include research, analysis, outreach, education, and training. The Center operates in Vienna, Austria.

VCDNP’s Executive Director:

  • Shapes the vision and direction of the Center, its research agenda, and programs in close collaboration with the CNS Director
  • Manages the Center’s staff and oversees the implementation of the Center’s programs and projects
  • Leads fund-raising efforts in order to support the Center’s staff and activities
  • Develops and maintains relationships with governments, foundations, international organizations, academia and civil society

Job Application deadline: July 15, 2014

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Graduate Research Assistants for MIIS Students

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) in Monterey, CA

GRA positions offer full time work, up to 37.5 hrs/week.

General

GRAs will have the opportunity to work with CNS experts on various nonproliferation and arms control issues. The jobs involve editing, updating, and drafting content for CNS publications and sections of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) website, as well as assistance with development and maintenance of the database of Non-Aligned Movement statements on disarmament issues. GRAs are also required to perform other research and administrative tasks. View the full General GRA Job Description.

Requirements:

  • General knowledge of WMD nonproliferation issues
  • Excellent writing and analysis skills
  • Kknowledge of and experience conducting scholarly research

East Asia Nonproliferation Program

GRAs will have the opportunity to work with CNS experts on various nonproliferation and arms control issues. Work involves editing, updating, and drafting content for CNS publications and sections of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) website. GRAs are also required to perform other research and administrative tasks.  View the full East Asia Nonproliferation Program GRA Job Description.

Requirements:

  • Experience conducting scholarly research on East, Southeast or South Asia
  • Excellent writing and analysis skills

Education Program

The GRA will work with CNS Education Project Managers and the Education Program Deputy Director to help coordinate activities including the Summer Undergraduate Internship Program, the nonproliferation education program for high school students, the CNS visiting fellows program, and other education program-related activities. Roughly, research to administrative work ratio is 2:8. Experience in WordPress is highly desirable.

To Apply for this GRA position, contact:
Masako Toki
CNS Education Project Manager
masako.toki@miis.edu

Requirements:

  • Excellent writing, editing, and researching skills in English
  • Excellent coordinating and organizing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

While not required, experience in the following is also desirable:

  • General knowledge of WMD nonproliferation issues
  • Coordinating events
  • HTML, movie makers and other software
  • Major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Blogging (WordPress, Tumblr)
  • Video editing
  • Teaching & curriculum development

How to Apply for GRA Positions

Send the following to Eduardo Fujii at efujii@miis.edu:

  • Resume
  • Policy-relevant writing sample
  • Purpose letter specifying language skills and regions/topics of interest