16 Vacancies at Brookings Institution (in different countries)

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The Brookings Institution has 16 job vacancies in its various country-offices across the world. Click on each opportunity to view details and apply on job website.

  • The Finance and Administration Manager is a member of the Office of Financial Planning and Management (OFPM)* and reports to the Director of Finance, Institutional Initiatives and Press. This position will be responsible for a broad range of administration, budget, accounting, and financial management for a portfolio of programs including but not limited to Institutional Initiatives, Communications and Development. Institutional initiatives houses cross-program initiatives such as, Inter-collaborative Initiatives, Foreign Offices, All Brookings Priorities etc. This position will have a primary focus on supporting the administration and financial management for the Brookings Doha Center, Brookings Tsinghua Center and Brookings India Center.   *The Office of Financial Planning and Management (OFPM) is responsible for preparing and executing against the annual institutional operating and capital budgets as well as long-range financial modeling for the Brookings Institution. OFPM is also responsible for financial management of Institutional Initiatives (Cross-Collaborative Initiatives, and Foreign Centers – India, Doha and Beijing) and all Business Units (Communications, Development, Operations and the Brookings Press), working as a strategic partner with the directors of those programs. OFPM also leads all Office of Financial Services (OFS) activities supporting planning, development, implementation, training and post go-live activities of the Institution’s financial systems, processes and policies.
    Job ID:  2018-1711

    Program: Office of Financial Services
    Location: US-DC-Washington

  • About the Brookings Doha Center Based in Qatar the Brookings Doha Center (BDC) is an overseas center of the Brookings Institution that advances high-quality independent policy research and analysis on major issues facing the Middle East / North Africa region. The Center enjoys an outstanding reputation for policy impact and cutting-edge, field-oriented research on socioeconomic and geopolitical issues facing the broader Middle East region. Open to a broad range of views and disciplines, the BDC is a hub for Brookings scholarship in the region.   Visiting Fellowships The BDC is pleased to announce Visiting Fellow positions for 2018-2019.  The BDC hosts four or five Visiting Fellows each year. Following a competitive selection process, the Visiting Fellow takes up residence at the BDC for a 9–12-month period. Visiting Fellows conduct individual research, interact with other researchers and with policymakers, present their research at events, and contribute to the activities of the Center. Visiting Fellows receive a grant to cover the costs of living, travel, and research. They also receive a roundtrip ticket to and from Doha.
    Job ID: 2018-1732

     Program: Institutional Initiatives
    Location: QA-Doha

  • The Communications Manager is responsible for supporting the Managing Director in the development of The Hamilton Project’s (THP) media relations strategies and the day-to-day implementation of those strategies, including promoting Hamilton Project research and events and elevating the media presence of THP experts. The individual will develop draft and edit blog posts, op-eds, and news releases for external audiences. They will also play a key role in the development and execution of social media strategy for The Hamilton Project in the Economic Studies Program (ES) at Brookings
    Job ID:  2018-1726

     Program: Economic Studies
    Location:  US-DC-Washington

  • The Research Assistant provides research assistance to Governance Studies (GS) scholars Sarah Binder, Molly Reynolds, and Vanessa Williamson on topics related to American government and policymaking, including Congress and the politics of redistribution.  Undertakes research assignments with minimal supervision, drafts summaries of findings, and assists with preparation of publications.
    Job ID: 2018-1735

     Program: Governance Studies
    Location: US-DC-Washington

  • The Project and Research Assistant is an entry level position that provides direct research, writing, editing, and administrative support to E.J. Dionne, Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies program (SF).  The Project and Research Assistant serves as the chief point of contact for SF to both internal and external parties on matters related to his work and coordinates special events and Friday Lunch series on his behalf, with minimal supervision.
    Job ID: 2018-1734
    Program: Governance Studies

     Location: US-DC-Washington

  • Founded in 2006, Brookings-Tsinghua Center is a unique partnership between China’s Tsinghua University and The Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. It is a leading think tank in China that produces high quality and high impact policy research in areas of fundamental importance for Chinese society and for better U.S.-China relations. In addition, it serves as a significant platform for U.S.-China dialogues on a number of important topics, bringing together researchers and policy makers to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation.   The Center Coordinator provides day-to-day administration assistance to the Director and the Center. Helps to organize all China-based activities for the Brookings Tsinghua Center (BTC), including arranging travel, hotel, catering and reimbursement. The Center Coordinator supervises the Center’s interns.   Note: Applicants must be able to legally work in China. The Brookings Institution and the Brookings-Tsinghua Center will not be responsible for sponsoring candidate’s visa or local housing.
    Job ID: 2018-1723

     Program: Institutional Initiatives
    Location: CN-Beijing

  • In collaboration with the Fellow, the Project Director co-develops and manages overall design and plans for the Millions Learning project of the Center for Universal Education (CUE) of the Global Economy and Development program (Global), and carries out research and data analysis as needed.  Reporting to the Fellow, and working with the Research Analyst, senior advisors and advisory group members, the Project Director will conceptualize and manage projects; conduct research; draft findings, reports, and memos; review and edit papers; and represent the Millions Learning project to external and internal audiences.
    Job ID: 2018-1730

     Program: Global Economy and Development
    Location: US-DC-Washington

  • The Research Assistant works under the supervision of the Director and the Associate Director of the Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE) to provide comprehensive research support, as well as administrative support and coordination, for the day-to-day operation of the Center and for certain CUSE events. Research topics include U.S.-European relations, European foreign and security policy, U.S. alliances and grand strategy, and other international affairs topics. In addition to this research support, the Research Assistant also serves as point of contact for travel and media-appearance scheduling for certain scholars and works as a team member to provide general programmatic support across the Center.
    Program: Foreign Policy

     Location: US-DC-Washington

  • The Research Assistant provides research assistance and administrative support in the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings. Conducts high-quality research on public policy issues; organizes and analyzes large datasets; identifies appropriate data sources and responds to statistical/analytical queries from senior research staff; prepares tables, maps, graphics, and presentations on Program’s research findings; provides literature reviews and background memoranda.  The scope of research includes the spatial geography of metropolitan economies, and the role of placemaking in fostering inclusive economic growth and development. As needed, the Research Assistant also oversees travel and event logistics, constituent list management, expense reimbursements, and other administrative duties.
    Program: Metropolitan Policy Program

     Location:  US-DC-Washington

  • The Executive Assistant provides complex, high-level administrative support for the Vice President of the Foreign Policy program, with primary responsibility for managing the VP’s extremely active calendar, including all internal and external scheduling, activities, travel, commitments, and deadlines. The Executive Assistant also coordinates and schedules some FP-wide meetings.
    Program: Foreign Policy
    Location: US-DC-Washington
  • The Associate Director of the Foreign Policy program’s Security and Strategy team (S-Team) provides high-level operations and project management support with a focus on budgeting, finance, and administration of projects across the cluster, including Defense and Deterrence, Order and Strategy, Transnational Challenges and Stabilization, and the Federal Executive Fellows programs. The Associate Director reports to the Vice President and Director of the Foreign Policy program (FP VP), and works closely with the FP VP and FP’s Finance, Development, Communications, and Administration staffs to lead budget development and compliance, facilitate funding proposals and reporting, and oversee staff operations and management. The Associate Director is responsible for maintaining a detailed and up to date tracking matrix of activities, planned outputs, and events, for use in developing concept notes, impact planning, and communications planning.
    Program: Foreign Policy

     Location: US-DC-Washington

  • Working as a member of the Economic Studies management team and reporting to the program’s Vice President & Director, the Senior Director of Development is responsible for comprehensive efforts to raise annual and durable funds to support Economic Studies. The Senior Director of Development cultivates and maintains positive relationships with current and potential donors, including the Economic Studies Council members, and serves as a liaison with development staff throughout Brookings.
    Program: Economic Studies
    Location: US-DC-Washington
  • The Brookings Institution’s Center for Health Policy, within the Economic Studies program, conducts policy analysis and original research on a variety of health care topics. Our research aims to increase understanding of how the health care system works and what can be done to make it work better.   The broader Economic Studies program also analyzes current and emerging economic policy issues facing the United States and the world, focusing on job creation, regulation, fiscal and monetary policy, and promoting broadly-shared economic growth. Economic Studies’ scholars influence key economic policies by conducting rigorous and relevant research and then disseminating their findings to the policy community and to the broader public.   The Center for Health Policy is accepting applications for scholars with interest in and research experience on policy-relevant health care topics, with a particular interest in payment and regulatory policy toward prescription drugs. This individual will conduct original research and policy analysis, advise lawmakers, speak publicly, and answer media inquiries.
    Program: Economic Studies

     Location: US-DC-Washington

  • Foreign Policy at Brookings The Foreign Policy program at Brookings conducts nonpartisan, independent research that addresses the most pressing foreign policy issues of our times. Our work informs the public debate and provides analysis and understanding of the dynamics of world affairs and the challenges they pose to the international community. We seek to shape policies and institutions in the United States and abroad that promote sustainable peace, security, and prosperity around the world. To achieve these overarching goals, the Foreign Policy program deploys 35 resident scholars and experts organized in five research clusters, who work both independently and collaboratively on issues ranging from energy and climate, to the regional geopolitics of Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, to American power in the international order. Our Washington, D.C.-based team is enhanced by a network of distinguished fellows and nonresident fellows who bring a broad and deep array of talent to the critical task of examining world events and institutions and proposing solutions to global policy challenges.   About CUSE The Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE) fosters high-level U.S.-European dialogue on the changes in Europe and the global challenges that affect transatlantic relations. The center offers independent research and recommendations for U.S. and European officials and policymakers, and it convenes seminars and public forums on policy-relevant issues. CUSE’s research program focuses on three key areas: the transformation of the European Union; strategies for engaging the countries and regions beyond the frontiers of the EU, including Turkey, the Balkans, Caucasus, Russia, and Ukraine; and European security issues such as the future of NATO, forging common strategies on energy security, and transatlantic counterterrorism coordination.

    Program: Foreign Policy
    Location: US-DC-Washington
  • Note:  Fellowships are based at the Brookings Institution India Center in New Delhi, India.   About Brookings India The Brookings Institution India Center serves as a platform for cutting-edge, independent, policy-relevant research and analysis on the opportunities and challenges facing India and the world. Established in 2013, the Center is based in New Delhi   Fellow The Fellow is responsible for conducting independent research on one or more of Brookings India (BIIC) research areas including applied economics and public policy and must have a strong focus on India. Provides additional assistance to various other research projects in BIIC as appropria

    Program: Institutional Initiatives
    Location: IN-
  • Founded in 2006, Brookings-Tsinghua Center is a unique partnership between China’s Tsinghua University and The Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. It is a leading think tank in China that produces high quality and high impact policy research in areas of fundamental importance for Chinese society and for better U.S.-China relations. In addition, it serves as a significant platform for U.S.-China dialogues on a number of important topics, bringing together researchers and policy makers to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation.   The Fellow at the Brookings-Tsinghua Center (BTC) conducts independent research, and in conjunction with the Director, guides the center’s research, development, and management. The Fellow also advises the Director on policy, research, and publication matters. He or she helps to ensure processes are in place to maximize the productivity and effectiveness of the BTC and represents the BTC at appropriate internal and external meetings.   Note: Applicants must be able to legally work in China. The Brookings Institution and the Brookings-Tsinghua Center will not be responsible for sponsoring candidate’s visa or local housing.

     Program: Institutional Initiatives
    Location: CN-Beijing

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