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Senior Research Fellow
The Charles Koch Institute is seeking experienced scholars to expand our capacity on the Policy and Research Team to advance the Institute’s mission as an educational organization. Scholars should have a solid body of publications in one of the following policy and research areas: Foreign and Defense Policy, Criminal Justice and Policing Reform, Cronyism and Corporate Welfare, Technology and Innovation, or Toleration. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Help lead formulation of the team’s plans and activities in the relevant policy area • Develop and write research and policy reports that will directly contribute to the Institute’s understanding of an issue • Represent the Institute through public speaking engagements at public forums, conferences, and other similar opportunities, • Publish research and opinion pieces in public outlets • Advise and collaborate across the Institute and Foundation to develop strategies which advance our goals in priority areas • Identify curriculum for educational programs and present lectures and other educational presentations • Review grant proposals and make recommendations to key decision makers Qualifications and Requirements • 10+ years of experience as a scholar with expertise and an established vita in the one of the following fields: Criminal Justice and Policing Reform, Cronyism and Corporate Welfare, Technology and Innovation, Toleration (including issues such as free speech and academic freedom), or Foreign and Defense Policy • Graduate level degree in economics, political science or related field, Ph.D. preferred • Strong writing and analytical skills • Strong oral communicator, able to represent the Institute in public forums including seminars, scholarly panels, debates, and in print and broadcast media. • Strategic thinker who understands the key thinkers, leaders and organizations in their field of expertise • High level of initiative and ability to work independently and in a team setting • Solid understanding of and passion for individual liberty and classical liberal philosophy • Entrepreneurial spirit and high sense of urgency • All candidates will be required to submit writing samples and a C.V. Examples include substantive research papers, articles and op-eds EOE/M/F/D/V
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