Position Detail Korea Data and History Initiative Research Assistant

Korea Studies
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  • Open Position
  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 19 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $14.00
    Expires: Dec 27, 2019

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • jchung64@jhu.edu
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Korea Data and History Initiative Research Assistant Position

Job Description

This fall, SAIS Korea Studies Program will launch a new research website that will serve as a recruitment tool and resource for the policymaking, academic, and journalistic communities on the Korean peninsula. The Korean Data and History Initiative (KDHI) will feature a number of unique and innovative tools that in many ways showcase the educational experience of a SAIS Korea Studies student. It is heavy on data and economics as well as on the historical context.

The KDHI Research Assistant will join a dynamic, Korea-focused open source intelligence research team. The Research Assistant will help aggregate primary source information, historic and current, on the Korean peninsula.

A qualified candidate will be able to curate and track data on the two Koreas as well as write briefings on the countries' leaders and institutions. Qualified candidates are:

  • strong writers
  • passionate about history
  • experienced in data aggregation and analysis
  • interested in learning more about Korea from new and unique perspectives
Preference will be given to Korea Studies concentrators and minors.