Job Vacancy: “Research Position in the Asia Programme”, Deadline October 14 (UI, Sweden)

The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (Utrikespolitiska institutet, UI) is looking for a post-doc level researcher focusing on Japan’s international role to join its Asia Programme.

They are looking for research projects that focus on Japan’s international role. We welcome projects relating to security policy (relations with the US, EU and Asia, strategy regarding the Indo-Pacific), international trade and investment relations (in view of the EU-Japan EPA, EU-Japan SPA, CPTPP and RCEP) and well as official development assistance; projects that aim to understand Japan’s changing international role and the development of its international relations.

The position is part of UI’s Special Research Programme for International Studies funded by the Swedish Foreign Ministry. UI researchers adhere to high standards of scientific quality, and are required to publish internationally in peer-reviewed scientific journals and books. As a researcher at UI, you are expected to be a part of our research milieu, to participate in our research seminars, and collaborate with other UI researchers on joint projects. In addition to scientific research, which constitutes the bulk of your work, you are expected to participate in UI’s public events and in our continuous dialogue with policy practitioners and other societal actors. This includes writing policy briefs and articles for the general audience, providing expert advice, and commentary to the news media.

The position is open to highly qualified researchers of all nationalities who have successfully completed a doctoral degree no more than 5 years ago. UI strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Learn more here.