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Research Fellow

Closing date: 05 Dec 2021

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  • Full Time
  • London

Website Council on Geostrategy

The Council on Geostrategy is Britain’s newest think tank. We are an independent non-profit organisation situated in the heart of Westminster. We focus on an international environment increasingly defined by geopolitical competition and the environmental crisis. Our vision is a strong Britain, working closely with allies and partners, to uphold an open international order – for a more secure and prosperous future. We focus on geopolitics and environmental security, as well as ways to strengthen the scientific, technological and industrial base and commercial prowess of the United Kingdom and other free and open countries.

The Council on Geostrategy seeks to appoint a highly motivated, well-organised Research Fellow with excellent research skills to our growing team. The successful applicant will hold a keen interest and expertise in one or more of the areas of industry, technology and infrastructure, international trade, and geopolitics. They will also have experience in conducting research and confidence while speaking in public. The ideal candidate will also have a track record in publishing their research and securing research funding.

The Research Fellow will be an integral part of the team, working hand-in-hand with the Director of Research and other colleagues to produce, promote and disseminate their research and expertise to key stakeholders in Westminster, Whitehall and the wider public.

Tasks:

  • Identifying emerging research opportunities and undertaking research within areas as defined by the Director of Research;
  • Providing media commentary and article for newspapers, magazines, journals and other similar publications;
  • Pinpointing relevant research funding opportunities;
  • Engaging with the research communities in the United Kingdom and elsewhere;
  • Representing the Council on Geostrategy at relevant public events;
  • Any other appropriate tasks as set by the Director of Research.

Requirements:

  • Postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in International Relations, Geopolitics, Economics or equivalent field;
  • Excellent research and writing skills;
  • A keen interest in the British economy, technology and infrastructure, international trade, geopolitics;
  • Team worker with a proactive inclination and positive attitude;
  • Supportive of the Council on Geostrategy’s vision and mission.

To apply for this job please visit www.geostrategy.org.uk.

Other benefits

  • 20 days leave excluding bank holidays (increasing with length of service);
  • Flexible working;
  • Company sick pay.

How to apply

Please visit the job description page on our website and follow the application form link at the bottom of the page. You will need a Google account to upload your CV to the application form.

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Job Details

Organisation: Council on Geostrategy

Location: London

Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 (£24,000)

Closing date: 05 Dec 2021 (12 PM)

Contract type: Permanent

Full-time/part-time: Full Time

Remote working: No

About the Organisation

The Council on Geostrategy is Britain’s newest think tank. We are an independent non-profit organisation situated in the heart of Westminster. We focus on an international environment increasingly defined by geopolitical competition and the environmental crisis. Our vision is a strong Britain, working closely with allies and partners, to uphold an open international order – for a more secure and prosperous future. We focus on geopolitics and environmental security, as well as ways to strengthen the scientific, technological and industrial base and commercial prowess of the United Kingdom and other free and open countries.

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