Research Partnerships Manager, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security - Walsh School of
Research Partnerships Manager, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security - Walsh School of Foreign Service
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security examines and highlights the roles and experiences of women in peace and security worldwide through cutting edge research, timely global convenings, and strategic partnerships. Melanne Verveer, who previously served as the inaugural U.S. Ambassador for Global Women's Issues, leads the Institute, which is also home to the International Council on Women's Business Leadership, a part of the Women & Economy Project launched in October 2014. Located in Washington, D.C., the Institute leverages Georgetown University's global reach to connect academia and practice, pioneer evidence-based and policy-oriented analysis, and inspire the next generation of leaders.
The Research Partnerships Manager advises and supports the GIWPS Executive Director in the effective development and implementation of domestic and international research partnerships. S/he oversees the GIWPS research team and works with the team to envision, craft, and executes research projects, produces evidence-based analysis, and disseminates findings through academic, policy, and practitioner communities. Reporting to the Executive Director and the Managing Director, and supervising full-time research fellows and graduate research assistants, the Research Partnerships Manager has duties that include but are not limited to:
Research Administration and Management,
- Assists in defining the direction of Institute research.
- Manages the full-time research fellows and graduate research assistants, assigning and overseeing work, editing publications, and ensuring compliance with University academic standards and administrative policies.
- Interviews and makes recommendations to the ED and MD on the hiring of additional or replacement research staff.
- Provides subject matter expertise and conducts research in the Institute's area of focus, producing reports and other publications.
- Working with the Managing Director, plans and manages the semi-annual Bridging Theory and Practice Workshop series.
- Networks with major centers, initiatives, and projects related to the Institute's area of focus to facilitate exchange of ideas and develop partnerships and research opportunities.
- Assists in developing new research proposals for partnership support.
- Nurtures established partnerships by facilitating regular communication and reporting on funded research.
- Master's degree in International relations, international development, security studies, conflict resolution or related field
- At least 4 years of related professional experience in research and policy analysis and demonstrated interest in gender issues
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