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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES at the Arms Control Association

Chief Editor, Arms Control Today

The Arms Control Association is seeking a dynamic, experienced chief editor for its monthly journal,
Arms Control Today.

Applicants should have a proven track record in the field of journalism/publishing, either as a journalist and/or an editor. A strong commitment to high-quality writing and scholarship is essential. Candidates should also have excellent editing, writing and reporting skills; demonstrated ability to manage, develop, and support junior staff and consultants, and engage effectively with outside scholars; strong knowledge of print and digital publishing best practices; the ability to execute multiple assignments under tight deadlines; and the ability to provide leadership for long-term planning and strategy for the publication. A solid understanding of the international security and arms control field is a major plus.

Salary: commensurate with experience.

Benefits: include employer-provided health coverage; contribution to an individual retirement account (after one year), paid vacation, sick leave, and access to a tax-free commuter program.

Arms Control Today has been published since 1972 and is widely considered a top publication in the field of arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament. Each 40- to 52-page edition is published in print and online.

The Arms Control Association is an independent, nonpartisan, membership-based, 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C.

Applicants should send AS A SINGLE PDF a cover letter, resume, relevant writing samples, and three references to [email protected] no later than Nov. 16, at which point applications will be considered on a rolling basis until such time as the position is filled. Please include “Chief Editor, Arms Control Today” in the subject line.

The Arms Control Association is an equal opportunity employer.

No telephone calls, please.


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Michael A. and Laurie Burns McRobbie Bicentennial Professorship in Global Strategic Studies

The Department of International Studies in the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University seeks a scholar specializing in nuclear security, emerging technologies, and strategic studies to begin August 1, 2019. The holder of the position will occupy the Michael A. and Laurie Burns McRobbie Bicentennial Professorship in Global Strategic Studies, and will be hired at the rank of associate or full professor. Applicants of all disciplines are welcome. Qualified candidates are expected to have a Ph.D.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation from colleagues at different institutions, research publications, course syllabi, and, if available, teaching evaluations online at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6242 Please direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee, David Bosco ([email protected]; Indiana University, Bloomington; Global and International Studies Building, Room 1010; 355 N. Jordan Ave.; Bloomington, IN 47405-1105). Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.








Seeking Postdoctoral Research Associates or More Senior Candidates

Requisition No: D-19-WWS-00006

The Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University

The Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University is seeking candidates with backgrounds in physics, engineering, or other relevant fields to fill one or more postdoctoral researcher or more senior positions for technical and policy research on nuclear arms control, disarmament, nonproliferation and nuclear energy and related challenges such as cyber-security. A Ph.D. is required.

Appointments are for a 12-month term, starting in September 2019 or an earlier agreed date, with the possibility of renewal, contingent on satisfactory performance. Rank and salary will be determined on the basis of experience and accomplishments.

Applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/8181, requisition no: D-19-WWS-00006, and submit a cover letter, a relevant writing sample, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of two individuals who can provide letters of reference. The cover letter should include a one-page research proposal.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.





CFR Call for 2019–2020 Fellowship Applications

The Council on Foreign Relations is seeking fellowship applicants for the 2019–2020 academic year. The programs offer unique opportunities, domestic and abroad, for mid and senior career U.S. citizens who have a demonstrated commitment to a career in foreign policy. Selected fellows broaden their perspective of foreign affairs either by pursuing work in a policymaking settings or research in an academic environment.

October 31, 2018 Application Deadline:

International Affairs Fellowship (IAF)

Established in 1967, the IAF is the hallmark fellowship program of CFR. It aims to bridge the gap between the study and making of U.S. foreign policy by creating the next generation of scholar-practitioners. The program offers its fellows the unique chance to experience a new field and gain a different perspective at a pivotal moment in their careers. Academics are thus placed in public service and policy-oriented settings, while government officials are placed in scholarly settings. Over the years, the IAF program has produced approximately six hundred alumni that span the who’s who of the U.S. foreign policy community, including a former secretary of state and several undersecretaries of state, U.S. ambassadors to NATO and the United Nations, and many other influential leaders in government, academia, and the private sector. The duration of the fellowship is twelve months, preferably beginning in September, and the program awards a stipend of $100,000.

IAF in Canada, sponsored by the Power Corporation of Canada

Launched in 2016, the IAF in Canada, sponsored by the Power Corporation of Canada, seeks to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between rising generations of leaders and thinkers in the United States and Canada. The program provides for one to two mid-career professionals per year to spend six to twelve months hosted by a Canadian institution to deepen their knowledge of Canada. Fellows are drawn from academia, business, government, media, NGOs, and think tanks. The duration of the fellowship is between six and twelve months. The program awards a stipend of $95,000 for a period of twelve months (or a prorated stipend if the duration is less than twelve months) as well as a modest travel allowance.

IAF in Japan, sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd.

Founded in 1997, the IAF in Japan, sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd., seeks to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between the rising generations of leaders in the United States and Japan. The program provides a select group of mid-career professionals the opportunity to carry out research while affiliated with appropriate institutions in Japan, and to establish long-term professional and personal ties through their activities. Fellows are drawn from academia, business, government, media, NGOs, and think tanks. Knowledge of Japanese is not a requirement. The duration of the fellowship is between three and twelve months. The program awards a stipend in yen, which covers travel and living expenses in Japan.

How to Apply:

For more information on each program and application instructions, please visit CFR's website (https://www.cfr.org/fellowships). If you have additional questions, please contact [email protected].




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Posted: September 19, 2018