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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.
2019–2020 CFR Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship
CFR is seeking applicants for the 2019-2020 Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship Program.
Made possible by a generous grant from the Stanton Foundation, the program offers young scholars studying nuclear security issues the opportunity to spend a period of twelve months at CFR offices in New York or Washington, DC, conducting policy-relevant research. While in residence full-time at CFR, selected fellows will be expected to lead a project of their own design, conduct original research, and write at least one policy relevant document. The fellows will also be mentored by the fellows of CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program.
The duration of the fellowship is twelve months, preferably beginning in September. The program awards a stipend of $110,000 for junior faculty and $80,000 for postdoctoral fellows. Payment will be made in twelve equal monthly installments. Fellows are considered independent contractors rather than employees of CFR, and are not eligible for employment benefits, including health insurance.
The deadline to apply for the Fellowship is December 15, 2018. Program details, eligibility requirements, and the online application can be found online on the Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship Webpage. If you have additional questions, please contact [email protected].
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Job Title: Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship (For Post-Doctoral Students and Junior Faculty Members) Location: Santa Monica, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, Washington, DC
Full/Part Time: Internship/Externship
Overview of RAND
The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND’s research and analysis address issues that impact people everywhere, including security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, RAND has approximately 1,850 people from more than 50 countries working in offices in North America, Europe and Australia, with annual revenues of more than $315 million.
RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest. Our research is sponsored by government agencies, foundations, other nonprofit organizations, and the private sector. We rely on philanthropic support to reach beyond the scope of client-sponsored work to tackle questions that may be too big, too complex, or too new for our clients to address. RAND values objectivity and integrity in both its research processes and internal interactions. We emphasize a collegial environment that respects the contributions and dignity of all staff.
The RAND Corporation is accepting applications for up to three Stanton Nuclear Security Fellows. The application deadline is January 14, 2019.
The Stanton Nuclear Security Fellows Program was created to stimulate the development of the next generation of thought leaders on nuclear security related topics by supporting interdisciplinary research that will advance policy-relevant understanding of the issues.
Fellows carry out a year-long period of independent research. During their RAND tenure, fellows are expected to produce policy-relevant studies that contribute to the general body of knowledge on nuclear security. Fellows are located at one of three U.S. RAND offices: Santa Monica, CA; Washington, DC; or Pittsburgh, PA. Doctoral students will receive a $50,000 stipend, post-doctoral fellows will receive an $80,000 stipend, and junior faculty fellows will receive a $110,000 stipend.
Preference will go to candidates who are post-doctoral students or junior faculty members. Doctoral students may be considered if they have a well-defined dissertation topic in the field of nuclear security and are enrolled in a widely recognized graduate program, and must include as part of their application at least three dissertation chapters (that have been approved by the candidate’s adviser for submission). Junior faculty at law schools or with a law degree as their terminal degree are eligible. Prior experience is broadly defined to include disciplines such as nuclear policy, security, engineering, physics, and related fields.
Doctorate (JD, PhD, etc.)
Santa Monica, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, Washington, DC
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Posted: September 19, 2018