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U.S.-Asia Security Initiative Research Assistant

The research assistant will support the educational and research activities of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) U.S.-Asia Security Initiative (USASI), as required by the USASI Director. Research activities will entail literature reviews of various topics including: U.S. Indo-Pacific region policies and strategy; U.S.-China relations; Chinese political, security and economic developments; civil-military relations in the United States and in developing countries; civil wars and international order; technology and national security; and for travel and related presentations in Central Asia and the Caucasus, and possibly other countries/regions.

Other assigned tasks may include: assisting with USASI speaker's events; gathering material and supporting the development and implementation of USASI workshop programs with Japan, Korea, India, Taiwan, and China; and contributing to course curriculum preparation.

Requirements will not exceed 10 hours per week averaged over a four-week period. The compensation is $16/hr. 

Interested students should send their resume/CV to Ambassador Karl Eikenberry at

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