Scholar recruitment at Brookings India – India’s foreign policy and international affairs

Brookings Institution India Centre, an independent, non-partisan research organization in New Delhi invites applications for the position of Fellow to undertake independent research related to India’s foreign policy and international affairs.

A Fellow’s principal responsibilities generally include:

• Defining, developing, and undertaking creative, policy-oriented research
• Publishing books, journal articles, policy briefs, blogs, and short commentaries targeted at policy makers, academics, and the general public
• Tracking policy developments in relevant areas and serving as spokesperson in those areas
• Engaging in related policy outreach activities and speaking engagements
• Participating in the preparation of foundation and other types of grant proposals
• Supervising and providing mentorship for a research assistant
• Participating in in-house research reviews

A Fellow is expected to have the following qualifications:

• A doctoral degree in international relations, political science, public policy, security studies, history, or a related field
Or a master’s degree and at least 7 years of relevant professional policy experience, such as in government, private sector, the media, or think tanks
• A record of applying qualitative or quantitative research methods to real-world problems to identify practical and action-oriented solutions
• A demonstrated ability to take a project to completion
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• An ability to work independently within a small, closely-knit organization and to contribute to the development of new initiatives

Interested candidates should forward their CV, along with a published research paper (e.g. a journal article, book chapter, or report), to Research Director ( and Human Resources ( ). Please use “Fellow Application” in the subject line of email correspondence.

Last date for applications: March 25, 2018

Brookings Institution India Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons regardless of race, colour, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation shall have equal access to positions, limited only by their ability to do the job.