16AUG - Critical Threats Project Analyst—al Qaeda Team: Foreign and Defense Policy, AEI - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

AEI's Critical Threats Project (CTP) provides the public and policymakers with comprehensive, unique, and objective tracking and analysis of the primary national security challenges faced by the United States.  We are seeking an analyst to provide research, writing, and editing assistance to foreign policy scholars in support of this project. 

Location - Washington DC

Job Description

The primary area of focus for this position will be al Qaeda’s affiliates in the Arabian Peninsula, East Africa, and the Maghreb and Sahel region, as well as other political and security issues in those regions.  Other key responsibilities will include managing a small team of interns, assisting with the management of the project’s database, and research and administrative support as required.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate works well in a collaborative team environment and possesses excellent research, writing, and organizational skills.  A demonstrated interest in foreign and defense policy and language proficiency in Arabic are required; experience in data analytics is preferred. 

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should submit an online application, complete with a resume, cover letter, transcripts, and 500-word writing sample on a topic related to the position.

Please submit qualified applications to www.aei.org/jobs 

Deadline - N/A