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Reference: 75132

Date Added: 21 May 2020
Closing Date: 27 May 2020

Job Title: Research Assistant (Part Time), Proliferation and Nuclear Policy

Working For: Royal United Services Institute

Location: London

Salary: £20,600 per annum pro rata

Job Details

RUSI welcomes applicants for a part time Research Assistant supporting its Proliferation and Nuclear Policy (PNP) programme, for 2 days per week. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals wishing to gain experience at a leading think tank and embark on a career in defence and security policy.

The role is roughly 50% administration and 50% research, although this balance will vary from month to month. The Research Assistant will support RUSI’s Proliferation and Nuclear Policy team by helping to deliver the UK Project On Nuclear Issues (UK PONI), assisting with research activities and providing general team support, such as taking notes during RUSI events and providing those notes in a timely and accessible manner.

The Research Assistant will also conduct research in support of PNP Research Fellows and Research Analysts on nuclear deterrence, verification, arms control and/or counter-proliferation finance, depending upon the development of extant and future research projects. As such, the Research Assistant will be expected to possess qualitative research skills.

The Research Assistant will be employed on a part-time six months fixed term contract, requiring a commitment of 15 hours per week. It is expected that the contract will run from 15 June 2020 until 15 December 2020. The days worked each week will be agreed between the successful candidate and their line manager

Full job description and how to apply please visit -https://rusi.org/inside-rusi/careers 

Closing Date: 27 May 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Application will be viewed on a rolling basis; early submission is encouraged. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews via Zoom or Microsoft Teams. It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 1 June 2020. 

Application Details

Applicants should provide an up to date two-page Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a one-page cover letter that outlines your interest in the position. Applications that do not follow these instructions will not be considered.

Further details can be found here -https://rusi.org/inside-rusi/careers 

Website: https://rusi.org/

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