Research Assistant: Foreign and Defense Policy, Demographics and Political Economy

Location
Washington, D.C
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 13, 2021
Closes
May 11, 2021
Ref
2021-1567
Function
Analyst
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
AEI is seeking a full-time research assistant to work with two international political economy foreign and defense policy scholars . The major responsibilities of the position include conducting research and providing support on issues of demographics and international development. Assignments will include data generation and analysis (featuring population projections), and administrative duties will include scheduling and organizing events among others.

This position requires outstanding qualitative and quantitative research skills, in particular strong experience with data analysis. Knowledge of Stata is required, and proficiency in either R or Python is strongly recommended. Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated interest in topics pertaining to demographics and international political economy and be well organized, a strong writer and intellectually curious.

AEI offers a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants should submit an online application, complete with a resume, a cover letter, transcripts, and a 500-word writing sample on a topic related to the position.

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