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The CDAI is hiring

One of our network partners, the CDA Institute is hiring for two positions:

 1) Research Communications Coordinator

The position is a part-time, out-of-office contract. Depending on performance and availability of resources, the contract may be amended to a full-time, on-site permanent position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design infographics for communicating the most up-to-date defence and security research to the greater public in cooperation with affiliated researchers and the executive director.

  • Design and carry out online strategies for communicating the most up-to-date defence and security research to the greater public in cooperation with affiliated researchers and the executive director.

  • Develop social media and web content & coordinate with Operations Coordinator for publishing.

Secondary Responsiblities

  • Coordinate affiliated researchers (fellows and research clusters) in cooperation with the CDA Institute Associate Editors.

  • Facilitate peer-review processes in cooperation with the CDA Institute Associate Editors.

  • Write occasional press releases & media advisories in cooperation with the Executive Director.

Required Skills

  • Excellent English language writing skills

  • Experience with and access to design software (i.e. Adobe Create Suite or other) – a portfolio may be asked.

  • University education in a pertinent field: fine arts, design, communications, political science, economics, security studies, international relations, sociology, etc.

  • Demonstration of a multifaceted skill set: i.e. candidates with a fine arts and design background will be asked to demonstrate their interest and knowledge world politics / candidates with arts and science background will be tested on their design and communications skills

Additional Assets

  • Excellent French language skills

  • Creativity, direction, ambition, and the ability to deliver with little supervision

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit a short letter of intent and a copy of your CV to hr@cdainstitute.ca no later than August 15, 2019.

 

2) Research Assistant in Defence Economics & Procurement.

The position is a part-time, out-of-office contract. Depending on performance and availability of resources, the contract may be amended to a full-time, on-site permanent “Researcher” position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Carry out research in the field of defence economics and procurement in cooperation with affiliated researchers and the executive director.

  • Work alongside the Research Communications Coordinator to design infographics and carry out online strategies for communicating defence and security research to the greater public.

Secondary Responsiblities

  • Coordinate affiliated researchers (fellows and research clusters) in cooperation with the CDA Institute Associate Editors

  • Facilitate peer-review processes in cooperation with the CDA Institute Associate Editors

  • Write occasional press releases & media advisories

Required Skills

  • Excellent English language writing skills

  • Graduate level education in economics or public administration

Additional Assets

  • Familiarity with defence procurement policies in other countries for comparative analysis

  • Excellent French language skills

  • Creativity, direction, ambition, and the ability to deliver with little supervision

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit a short letter of intent and a copy of your CV to hr@cdainstitute.ca no later than August 15, 2019.

 

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