We are looking for a dedicated Research Assistant to join our Defence, Security and Infrastructure research group who can support our research and analysis activities with a flexible and collaborative approach.
RAND Europe is a not-for-profit organisation that conducts independent research. Our mission is to help improve policy and decision-making through evidence-based research and analysis. Our work lies on the continuum between that of universities and consultancies, combining the academic rigour of universities and the professional, task orientated approach of consultancies.
The Defence, Security and Infrastructure group at RAND Europe conducts a wide-ranging portfolio of research for a diverse client base in the UK, Europe and beyond. Our work covers:
Researchers in the Defence, Security and Infrastructure group originate from diverse professional backgrounds including the Civil Service, military, consultancy and academia. Their knowledge and experience spans: defence policy and planning; acquisition, procurement and defence industrial issues; complex programme evaluation; strategic-level exercises; risk and resilience; terrorism and violent extremism; cyber; transport policy and demand modelling; and choice and valuation studies across a range of sectors.
Skills and Competences
How to apply
If you feel that you have the qualities to be a part of our team please submit an application via the RAND Europe’s online careers portal. You will need to submit a CV, covering letter and a short writing sample. Please note that your CV, covering letter and writing sample will need to be submitted as one document.
Ideally, your writing sample would be a short (e.g. 3/4 pages) piece of writing on a defence or security policy issue, it might for example summarise the drivers of a trend and identify potential policy challenges and opportunities. Your writing sample should include full references.
Please note this is an entry-level 2-year fixed term position.
|Placed On:||14th January 2022|
|Closes:||10th February 2022|
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