Position Detail Research Assistant

Global Policy Program (GPP)
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  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 10 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $20.00
    Expires: May 15, 2020

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • mshiffm1@jhu.edu

Research Assistant Position

Job Description

Professor Daniel Markey, Senior Research Professor in International Relations and the Academic Director of the Master of Arts in Global Policy program, seeks a research assistant for part-time work this summer and next academic year.  

Professor Markey's recent research focuses on geopolitical responses to China, especially in Eurasia (South Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle East). He seeks an RA to help with light editorial work, literature reviews, contemporary and historical research, grant writing, and note taking from lectures/presentations on related topics.

Prospective applicants should have the following qualities:

·     Sharp writing skills

·     Solid organization and an ability to work independently

·     Excellent time management with an eye toward meeting work deadlines

·     Professional interest in US foreign policy, international relations, Eurasia, and China is preferred

Time Commitment/Remuneration:

The position requires up to 10 hours of independent work per week, starting on 6/1/20 to 5/31/21 with a potential for extension. The position will earn $20/hour. Applicants must be matriculating Johns Hopkins University students and eligible to work within the JHU system. International students are welcome to apply.

Application Timeline and Instructions:

Prof. Markey is accepting applications immediately until Friday, May 15th. All applications must be made via SAIS SEAL: https://www.sais-timesheets.net/

Short-listed candidates will be contacted for further interview. Please attach a cover letter, resume and short writing sample to the application.

For further inquiries about the position: Email mshiffm1@jhu.edu (Subject Heading: Research Assistant Inquiry)