Offer: Job: Research Fellow, Institute for Economics and Peace - Sydney
The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) is a non-profit global research organisation dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of human well-being and progress.
The Institute is globally recognised as one of the world’s leading organisations in the measurement of peace. Its flagship product, the Global Peace Index, is seen as the world’s leading measure of national peace and today is referenced in over 1,300 books and academic papers. Additionally, the Institute develops new conceptual frameworks to define peacefulness; uncovers the economic relationships between peace, business and prosperity as well as promoting a better understanding of the cultural, economic and political factors that drive peacefulness.
IEP partners with numerous leading organisations internationally including the Economist Intelligence Unit, the Earth Institute at Columbia University, the Club de Madrid, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Institute is a non-partisan and not-for-profit organisation with offices in Sydney, New York and Washington D.C.
IEP Research Fellow
Full Time, Sydney
IEP Research Fellows conduct research on topics related to the Global Peace Index, peace economics, development studies and peace and conflict studies. This includes writing, advanced statistical analysis, participation and leadership in the dissemination, communication, and presentation of IEP research findings both domestically and internationally. Ideal candidates will have a deep interest in peace and development issues, be open-minded to multidisciplinary approaches in the social sciences and be well-travelled.