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Affiliated Researcher - School of Foreign Service (SFS)
A new School of Foreign Service (SFS) research center is seeking applications for part-time Affiliated Researcher positions. We are a research organization focused on studying the security impacts of emerging technologies, supporting academic work in security and technology studies, and delivering nonpartisan analysis to technologists and policymakers. This new Center will focus initially on artificial intelligence and advanced computing. Affiliated Researchers will report to the Center's Director of Data Science and Research and will be responsible for:
Develops, proposes, and leads research projects related to the Center's mission, both individually and in collaboration with Research Fellows, other Staff Researchers, Research Analysts, Data Scientists, and Center leadership.
Produces written publications as outputs from research projects, both individually and as a coauthor.
Develops and delivers presentations and briefs for policy-making audiences on topics related to emerging technologies, specifically, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), National Security, and associated policy considerations.
Manages and executes research sub-grants to other academic institutions and centers.
Collaborates with Data Scientists and Translators in building out the Center's data and document libraries.
Monitors trends and developments in AI, ML, and national security policy.
Bachelor's degree in relevant field
At least 3 years of progressive experience in research and policy analysis including familiarity with interpreting and visualizing data
Ability to carry out self-directed research and assigned tasks with limited need for supervision
Proficiency with office productivity tools like Google Docs, Microsoft Office, etc.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent problem-solving skills and critical thinking skills
Motivated, enthusiastic and self-driven
Graduate coursework in international relations, public policy, law, economics, or related field
Research experience in national security and technology policy
Familiarity with recent developments in machine learning and computing
Project or team management experience
Proficiency in statistics and data analysis
Foreign language proficiency
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