Fellowship Opportunity: Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security Fellowship

Fellowship Opportunity: Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security

Top photo: Aerial view of Waikiki, Hawaii, Edmund Garman, Flickr.com. Bottom left: US-Myanmar Retired Mil-Mil Conference in Yangon. Bottom right: The Pacific Forum CSIS was recently recognized as one of "Hawaii's Best Workplaces" by Pacific Business News.
About the Position
The Pacific Forum CSIS is seeking one young professional between the ages of 22 and 35 for the position of Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security Fellow. The successful candidate will work on Pacific Forum's nonproliferation and nuclear security programs under the supervision of the Senior Fellow for Nuclear Policy and the Director of Programs. An advanced degree, relevant professional experience, and excellent written and spoken English are required, but candidates can be of any nationality. The fellowship will last one year with the possibility of extension or future employment based on performance and ability to attract new funding.
Scope of Responsibilities
The fellow will work on a mutually agreed upon research project dealing with nonproliferation and nuclear security and be expected to publish on this issue. The ideal candidate will also have an excellent record developing and managing programs on nonproliferation and/or nuclear security. The position involves participation in conferences, interaction with US and foreign officials and experts, and extensive travel to Asia, the US mainland, and beyond. Other duties include assisting Pacific Forum CSIS senior staff.
The fellow’s duties are to:
  • Conduct publishable research and analysis in the area of nonproliferation, nuclear security, and other related topics and present research results at relevant conferences and workshops;
  • Help direct and administer the Forum’s nonproliferation and nuclear security programs;
  • Assist with the development of the next generation of nonproliferation and nuclear security specialists.
The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of $2,500 to help cover lodging and living expenses, along with one-time travel to/from Hawaii from the fellow’s place of residence.
Please submit cover letter, CV, writing sample(s), and letters of recommendation to Pacific Forum CSIS President Ralph Cossa atpacificforum@pacforum.org. The full text of this announcement is also available on our website.
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