The Hertie School in Berlin prepares exceptional students for leadership positions in government, business, and civil society. The school also offers experienced professionals the opportunity to deepen their skills in the field of public management. A renowned international faculty with expertise in economics, business, law, political and social science take an interdisciplinary, policy-orientated approach to the school’s teaching and research agenda. The Hertie School is an international centre, with a variety of first-rate academic projects and a diverse student body. The school actively engages in public debate with its wide range of events bringing together experts from academia and the world of practice. The school was founded in 2003 by the Hertie Foundation, which remains the major partner. The Hertie School is accredited by the state and the German Science Council.
The Hertie School is looking for a
(Senior) Policy Fellow – Centre for International Security (f/m/div)
on a full-time (40 hours/week) basis.
The contract shall commence as of 01 September 2020 and is initially limited for three years.
The successful candidate will hold a key position in our Centre for International Security.
- Policy outreach on behalf of the Centre for International Security: You will draft policy notes/reports, op-eds, and other written work; record podcasts/videocasts; appear on TV; and organize briefings and workshops with policymakers and other interested stakeholders. This work should include/build on the research done at the Hertie School.
- Coordination of events with government and NGO community: You will be the point person for government/NGO actors interested in co-organizing/sponsoring events with the Centre.
- Institution-building and Fundraising: We want you to think out of the box and help us build the policy arm of the Centre for International Security to your liking. In this spirit we encourage you to engage in possible fundraising activities to further expand this nascent field of the Centre.
- Master’s or PhD degree in international relations, political science or related field
- Research experience in international security
- Familiarity with policy outreach
- Experience at Think Tank, policy planning staff or similar institutions
- Excellent oral and written English and German communication skills
A stimulating international and diverse environment in multiple areas of social science, high-quality teaching and public policy. The Hertie School is a vibrant academic community that emphasizes excellence in research and teaching as well as an interdisciplinary perspective. Our school has been certified as a family friendly work environment in higher education and an equal opportunity employer (www.hertie-school.org for further information). Severely disabled applicants are given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification.
Please submit your application (including a CV, a cover letter describing your interest in and qualification for this position, contact details of two references, and salary expectations) by using the Apply button below. The deadline for full consideration is 30 June 2020.
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