Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.  See below for all open positions within the organization. If you would like to be considered for any future openings, we encourage you to submit a resume and cover letter for future consideration.  All resumes will be kept on file and reviewed as openings arise.  The Foreign Policy Research Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

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PROJECT MANAGER (Temporary)

 Project Period: 1 November 2019 – 1 December 2020 (13 months)

Location: Remote Work
Proximity to Philadelphia or New York City area for in person meetings strongly preferred

Duties:

  • Serve as project manager for the Foreign Influence Election 2020 project
  • Manage the Foreign Influence database ensuring proper tracking of submissions and maintenance of database
  • Assign tasks to Research Assistants across three project areas
  • Conduct quality assurance checks on Research Assistant submissions
  • Initiate, track and submit reports and projects to FPRI for publication on their website
  • Manage the dissemination of project updates, reports and communications to a wide range of government, non-governmental agencies, non-profits and media outlets
  • Train incoming Research Assistants on processes for research and analysis
  • Manage the calendar, appointments and group sessions for all team activities
  • As needed, conduct analysis on foreign influence in the 2020 Presidential election
  • Track project budget and ensure proper allocation of resources to project deliverables
  • Track the duties fulfilled by the Research Assistants and submit to FPRI a calendar month summary of payments due to the Research Assistants based on the duties fulfilled for the month
  • Assist the Project Leader as needed in developing new avenues of research as data and insights arise
  • Develop correspondence and communications of project outputs for public audiences

Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.A. or B.S. degree, M.A. or M.S. preferred
  • Specialization in International Relations, Journalism, Political Science, Communications a plus, but not a requirement
  • Strong track record of project or program management
  • Experience managing a budget
  • Foreign language skills a plus
  • Strong writing, editing skills needed
  • Good organizational skills and ability to manage in a virtual working environment
  • Must be willing to submit to a background screening

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RESEARCH ANALYST

Seeking Research Analysts, both full and part time, in support of a range of FPRI projects and initiatives.

Location: Remote Work

Duties:

  • Analyze open source news reporting and social media content
  • Develop databases for organizing diverse data sets
  • Author short analytical pieces for publication
  • Create graphics, reports, audio and visual content for dissemination of research insights
  • Employ technology tools to analyze and triage information, machine learning skills, database management, computer visualization, website design highly sought after

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a college degree, holding a B.A. or B.S. degree, M.A. or M.S. preferred
  • Specialization in Computer Science, International Relations, Journalism, Political Science, International Business, Communications, Digital Broadcast and Production a plus, but not a requirement
  • Foreign language skills strongly preferred. Reading level fluency in French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Ukrainian, Chinese, Arabic, Persian Farsi and Afrikaans
  • Experience outside the U.S. a plus
  • Strong writing, editing skills needed
  • Knowledge of artificial intelligence, machine learning, digital currencies, cybersecurity is sought after
  • Ability to work remotely with little oversight
  • Must be willing to submit to a background screening

 

 

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For all other potential opportunities, you can submit a resume for future consideration to fprijobs@fpri.org.

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