Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Research Analyst (China)

 

FDD seeks a full-time research analyst to focus on Chinese security policy. The successful applicant will have superior writing, research, and analytical skills, as well as a demonstrated interest in Chinese history and foreign policy. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct deep research and analysis on the Chinese foreign policy, with a particular emphasis on Chinese military, illicit finance, and cyber activities, as well as domestic politics and territorial disputes. 
  • Conduct related research in support of FDD's three centers on American power and other related programs.
  • Write for publication on the above and related topics (both internal and external publications, including newspapers, journals, and online outlets).
  • Serve as a resource for research and analysis to members of the policy community.
  • Discuss issues related to research at events, both organized by FDD and in outside venues, and on television and radio news programs.
  • Help to expand the reach of FDD's research to appropriate audiences in the U.S. government, foreign governments, private sector entities, and journalism.
  • Other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree (preferred) in international relations, political science, history, security studies, or similar field.
  • 3+ years experience in relevant field.
  • Demonstrated superior writing, research, and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated interest in military analysis.
  • Research fluency in written Mandarin preferred.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, CV, and writing sample. Please include in the cover letter your specific interest in FDD. No phone calls, please. Any inquiries may be sent to jobs@defenddemocracy.org.

FDD IS A WASHINGTON, DC-BASED NONPARTISAN 501(C)(3) RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOCUSING ON NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN POLICY.

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