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June 1, 2018
Career Opportunities

Current Opportunities at ACA

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! 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 committed to cultivating diversity, equity, and inclusion. We know that bringing together different life experiences and perspectives stimulates innovation and builds strength. Our effective and creative team needs innovation and strength in our dedicated work to eliminate the threats posed by the world’s most dangerous weapons.

There are currently no positions available at the Arms Control Association.

Current Opportunities with Likeminded Organizations

The Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA) is looking for a DC Days Coordinator for the period from approximately February 15 to May 5, 2023.

The DC Days Coordinator will be based in Washington, DC for the months of March and April. The DC Days Coordinator may work from outside DC before March 1. (Starting date is flexible.)

The DC Days Coordinator will work under the supervision of the ANA DC Days Committee and the ANA Board.

The DC Days Coordinator’s responsibilities will be to support the work of ANA and its member organizations and assist in the spectrum of operations required to carry out the Annual DC Days.

Coordinator Responsibilities: The Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be to support ANA in the organizing of its annual DC Days, scheduled for April 23-26, 2023 and to provide logistical support for the ANA Spring Meeting. The Coordinator will coordinate all logistical arrangements for DC Days, including:

  • Serve as primary point of contact for site contracts and catering (DC Days HQ, Sunday Training, Pizza Party and other evening events)
  • Facilitate grassroots activist recruitment, participation & organize outreach
  • Participate in regular conference calls with the DC Days Committee
  • Coordinate the Sunday, April 23 DC Days Training
  • Be present at DC Days Headquarters Monday- Tuesday- Wednesday (April 24-26) and work evening events related to DC Days
  • Assist with identifying congressional and administration officials for meetings and coordinate with the DC Days Meeting Scheduler, as needed
  • Prepare background materials for meetings scheduled
  • Compile all DC Days meetings debrief forms so that they are usable for DC Days members after DC Days and for the 2024 DC Days
  • Compile DC Days 2023 binder (and online archive) and other materials for use by 2024 DC Days Coordinator
  • Assist with maintenance of ANA website and social media profiles and additional administrative needs before, during and in follow up to DC Days
  • Administrative needs, including: email and phone communications, materials production, and assistance with DC Days
  • Provide administrative support for ANA Spring

In return for these services, negotiable stipends are paid each month. No benefits are provided for this position. Start date is flexible within the specified timeframe.

Apply by January 27, 2023 (send letter of interest and resume) and for questions, contact: Don Hancock, [email protected] or call 505-262-1862.



Postdoctoral Research Associate or More Senior Researcher
Princeton University
The Program on Science and Global Security

Princeton University's Program on Science and Global Security, based in the School of Public and International Affairs, is seeking candidates to fill one or more postdoctoral or more senior researcher positions to advance our work on nuclear arms control, disarmament, nonproliferation, fuel-cycle modeling, nuclear energy, and global security challenges from the militarization of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, quantum technologies, platforms and sensors with continuous global coverage, and hypersonic, high-precision, maneuverable weapons. A recent PhD in physics, engineering, or other relevant fields and strong interest in technical and policy research to advance national and international policies for a safer and more peaceful world are required.

The benefits-eligible postdoctoral appointments are for a twelve-month term, starting in September 2023 or an earlier agreed date, with the possibility of renewal for another 12 months, contingent on satisfactory performance and funding. Rank and salary will be determined on the basis of experience and accomplishments.

Postdoctoral researchers with SGS are expected to be active participants in one or more of our collaborative projects, which may include work to support the International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM) based at the Program. Postdoctoral researchers also will work with and help mentor graduate students in our Program, participate in the regular SGS seminar series and other Program activities, and assist with relevant undergraduate or graduate courses. Program Faculty and senior researchers will offer mentoring to support professional development.

Princeton University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We actively seek students, faculty, and staff of exceptional ability and promise who share in our commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, and who will bring a diversity of viewpoints and cultures. In doing so, we encourage applications from individuals whose personal identities, backgrounds and/or interests (as demonstrated by their research, teaching, service, mentoring and/or advising) align with our commitments and will contribute to the excellence and diversity, in its broadest terms, of our department.

Names of finalists will be shared confidentially with the funder, Carnegie Corporation of New York, for monitoring, evaluation, and learning process, and will not be shared beyond this relationship or sold.

Your application must be submitted online at  https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/28361 and should include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a one-page research proposal, a relevant writing sample, and the names and contact information of two individuals who can provide letters of reference.

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

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