Job DescriptionDIRECTOR OF RESEARCH/PRINCIPAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST
, MIT Center for International Studies , to be responsible for overseeing research activities, data administration, visiting scholar engagement, and fellowships. Research activities will include grant- and visitor-related research and engagements hosted by the center, including the review and oversight of various awards; and maintaining an active research agenda related to the mission of the center. Will report directly to the center director to develop a strategic approach to research initiatives and in consultation with other center leadership to disseminate key findings to the MIT and broader communities.
REQUIRED : Ph.D. in a social science field related to international affairs and a strong record of scholarly publication; at least two years of experience studying, working, and/or conducting research overseas; at least two years of experience as a researcher at research universities or other research organizations (external to the Ph.D.-granting institution); and discretion and judgment with confidential information and/or issues. PREFERRED : fluency in at least one foreign language, advanced-level quantitative analysis and/or GIS analysis skills, and experience developing databases. Job #22478
May travel up to six weeks a year for research, conferences, and exchanges. May also to work up to fifteen additional days and/or nights a year for special events, workshops, etc.
To be considered for this position, application materials must be submitted by September 30, 2023.
- Job Number: 22478
- Functional Area: Research - Social Science
- Department: Center for International Studies
- School Area: Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
- Employment Type: Full-Time
- Employment Category: Exempt
- Visa Sponsorship Available: No
- Schedule: M-F