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Position Opening: Research Assistant
Posted: January 30, 2017

The Arms Control Association is seeking a full-time research assistant on nuclear policy and arms control issues. She/he will be responsible for assisting senior staff with research and analysis, researching and updating the Arms Control Association’s online information and public education resources, reporting for the organization’s monthly journal Arms Control Today, and planning workshops on priority issues, including nuclear weapons policy and disarmament, nuclear nonproliferation, and chemical and biological weapons proliferation and control.

Position requirements: Candidates should have strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to execute multiple assignments under tight deadlines, excellent organizational skills, strong research skills, and at least one year of professional experience in the arms control or national security field and/or an advanced degree in a related field.

Salary: commensurate with experience.

Benefits: include employer-provided health coverage; contribution to individual retirement account (after one year); paid vacation and sick leave.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, relevant writing samples, and three references to: jobs@armscontrol.org. Applications should be received by Friday, February 17. 

No phone calls, please.

The Arms Control Association, established in 1971, is an independent, nonpartisan, membership-based organization based in Washington, D.C. The Arms Control Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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Posted: January 30, 2017