JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

East-West Center

Research
Fellow (Political Economy)

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111469493
Date Posted: 08/01/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Fellow (Political Economy)
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O0 -- General
Keywords:
Fellow
East-West Center
Political Economy
Asia-Pacific
Indo-Pacific
Early Career
Research
EWC
Publications
Salary Range: $90,249.62
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Fellow is specialized in the field of Political Economy with a focus on the Indo-Pacific region (e.g. economic integration, supply chains, technology security and innovation). The Fellow will conduct scholarly and policy-relevant research and publish in scholarly, professional, and media platforms (including EWC publications), develop and seek funding for policy-relevant collaborative projects, and contribute to cross-EWC educational, professional development, and leadership exchanges by providing expertise through briefings, supervision, lectures and other engagements.

Major Duties:
The Fellow will conduct research and write for academic, professional, and media publications, including EWC publications; participate in the dissemination of research findings to policy makers, professional colleagues, and the public via seminars, conferences, and other engagements; as well as design and seek external funding for collaborative projects that contribute to the understanding, management, and resolution of key Indo-Pacific political economy issues.

This position will also contribute to cross-EWC educational, professional development, and leadership exchanges by providing expertise in the form of briefings and other engagements; plan, organize, conduct, and participate in seminars, workshops, and conferences to exchange knowledge, experience, and research results; and contribute to EWC programs and committees as requested and/or assigned.

Supervision:
Supervision is provided by the Research Coordinator. Tasks are discussed and jointly planned.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in political economy or related field from an accredited college or university with research and other experience in the Indo-Pacific region. A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively as part of a transdisciplinary team in cooperative, cross-cultural, transdisciplinary endeavors. Candidates should show a record of research achievement commensurate with their time in their field of study with capacity in analytical and policy-relevant research. Excellent communication skills in the English language demonstrating the ability to communicate results and recommendations in a clear and concise manner to academic as well as informed policy, public, and private-sector audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated record of peer-reviewed research about political economy issues in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Ability to speak a regional language; capacity to bridge educational, research, professional training, and business expertise to resolve political, social, economic, and environmental issues, realizing that success normally requires multiple sectors to work constructively together.

Salary:
$90,249.62 per year which includes a cost-of-living allowance (COLA) currently at 9.75% (subject to change annually) and an attractive total compensation package.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 09/30/2022
Application Instructions:
Submit an electronic application at https://www.eastwestcenter.org/about-ewc/employment-opportunities. Application information should include a cover letter with position title and a statement addressing how the qualifications are met, a resume, and names and addresses of three professional references. Screening and assessment will be based on the materials submitted. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2022.