The Africa Center for Strategic Studies seeks bright professionals who possess diverse talents, an enthusiasm for African issues, and a willingness to plunge into multiple fast-paced projects. Our permanent staff is divided into several sections including academics, communications, community and alumni affairs, policy and operations, and research.
The Africa Center is a Department of Defense institution that conducts seminars, events, and activities in Africa and elsewhere. The Africa Center is located on the campus of National Defense University on Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, DC.
General employment requirements:
- Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible for U.S. employment
- Must be willing and able to travel (15–25 percent)
- French/Portuguese language abilities are highly desirable
The Research Fellow conducts publically-accessible, policy relevant strategic analyses to advance understanding of African security issues among African and American policymakers, practitioners, scholars, civil society representatives, and media. S/he produces policy and academic journal articles, reports, books, chapters, and blog entries as well as delivers oral briefings and presentations to share key findings. For more information and to apply, go to USAJobs.