Job: Russia Researcher (Institute for the Study of War)

Deadline: Open Until Filled;

The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) is seeking a Russia Researcher who will report to the Director of Research. ISW has a unique, dual mission: to provide real-time intelligence to help leaders make informed decisions in conflict zones around the world and educate the next generation of national security leaders. This work is carried out through the General Jack Keane Center for National Security and the General David H. Petraeus Center for Emerging Leaders.

Position Summary:

ISW promotes an understanding of war and conflict by providing data and critical analysis to key American political and military leaders. In addition, ISW seeks to educate civilians about war and conflict, thus bridging the gaps between military and civilian decision-makers. ISW aims to improve how the United States formulates and executes its national security policy. ISW is vigilant at monitoring crises around the world and has a track record of accurately predicting potential and actual conflicts. ISW provides a proven platform for emerging researchers and analysts to launch their careers in an innovative and highly relevant project.

ISW seeks a full-time Researcher to conduct research within ISW’s Russia Portfolio to provide timely and exceptional open-source analysis of the geo-strategic dynamics of Russian domestic and foreign policy and how those dynamics will affect U.S. national security interests. ISW seeks a talented and self-motivated Researcher with expertise in Russia-linked conflicts and the drivers of Russian foreign policy. The Researcher will publish his or her insights to help identify the risks and opportunities in different policy approaches to the Russia challenge for U.S. policy-makers and practitioners. The candidate must be passionate about conducting detail-oriented research on emergent events and demonstrate the ability to manage and mentor a team of research interns supporting the project.

Interested applicants must submit their applications on BambooHR. For more information on the position and how to apply, please visit the application link here.

To learn more about ISW, please visit our website here. You may also find more information on our Russia Portfolio here.

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