Do you want to help the IRW team inform public, academic and policy debates on the changing nature of warfare? Have you got the skills to bring our core message across on our website, social media and podcasts? Do you want to be part of a cutting edge team that collaborates with interdisciplinary scholars, civil society and the Ministry of Defence? Then apply to become IRW’s new project officer and help us improve our programme and impact.
We are looking for a new Project Officer for the Intimacies of Remote Warfare (IRW) programme. As Project Officer you will facilitate the work of the rest of the team by taking the lead in the administrative tasks involved in running a research programme.
In any given week this role can include:
● leading public engagement through our website and social media channels;
● producing the monthly ‘Remote Warfare Round-up’, collating and summarising the latest
developments in remote warfare for a mixed audience;
● managing shared drives and calendars;
● scheduling, chairing and notetaking internal and external programme meetings;
● preparing briefing notes, position papers and other materials for programme events;
● identifying and pursuing funding opportunities to help the programme expand;
● identifying and facilitating opportunities for collaboration with external societal partners.
Alongside these general tasks you also provide additional support for a number of programmes and ongoing projects, both in administrative and research capacities.
Project Officer Profile
This position has a strong research profile and would be best suited for a former (or current) student of Conflict Studies, IR or other related fields with strong writing skills. You are preferably available for a minimum of 6 months, on a minimum of 8 hours a week, preferably 16. Our communal office days are Thursday and Friday.
Feel like joining the team? Write a 500 word motivation letter and send it to Dr. Lauren Gould at email@example.com before October 15th 2021.