23APR - Researcher - Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to UN - Deadline: 05MAY


Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations


Organization Description
In November 1951, the Observer Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations was established. The Mission became a full-fledged Permanent Mission to the United Nations in September 1991, with the Republic of Korea's accession to the UN.

The Korean Mission is currently headed by H.E. Mr. OH Joon, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative.

Location – 335 East 45th Street, New York, NY

Job Description
The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations is seeking a motivated and capable Researcher to assist with the work of the Security Council Team in charge of disarmament and nonproliferation issues at the Mission, and perform other relevant administrative duties.

Hours are Monday-Friday, 9 am to 6 pm, with a 60-minute lunch break.


  • $2,500 monthly with overtime
  • Medical and dental plan (20% employee contribution)
  • Vacation days in addition to UN and Korean holidays

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Science, International Relations or Pre-Law/Legal Studies preferred.
  • 1-2 years of full-time work experience in a related field
  • Fluent in both English and Korean
  • Ability to digest and summarize large quantities of information and present it in a concise manner (advanced note-taking skills for important meeting summaries are a necessity)
  • Ability to multitask and complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Proactive problem-solver
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States; we sponsor visas
  • Must pass a security check and classified document access clearance

How to Apply
Please go to http://un.mofa.go.kr/korean/am/un/recruit/mission/index.jsp for the "Application 2016." Complete the application form and email it to korea.mission.un@gmail.com no later than Wednesday, 5 May 2016 (23:59, EST) with the subject "Disarmament Researcher/Admin - Your Name." Invitation only interviews will be conducted during the week of 9 May. Copies of your diploma or certificate must be emailed before 9 May if you are invited for interviews. Must be available to start working on 23 May. Two recommendation letters from professors or employers must be submitted on the day of your interview. No phone inquiries.

Deadline – May 5th, 2016