Job Title: Fully-funded PhD position in International Relations OR Economics OR Public Administration / Junior Research Fellow
Division: DPRK Strategic Research Center
Department: Office of the President
Position reports to: Dr. Chan Young Bang, President & Principal Investigator
Job Purpose Summary: The DPRK Strategic Research Center at KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan is seeking an individual passionate about research and interested in learning or deepening their knowledge about economic development in North Korea. This position would be a great fit for someone interested in:
• Northeast Asian studies;
• Russian studies; OR
• Central Asian studies.
The Junior Research Fellow would assist the senior research staff in their scholarly work and would receive a full scholarship to pursue a PhD in International Relations, Economics, or Public Administration at KIMEP University. This position is fully-funded with a monthly stipend.
KIMEP University is the leading American-style, internationally-accredited, English-speaking academic institution in the Commonwealth of Independent States. Established in 1992, KIMEP provides a world-class academic experience and a unique international environment to all its students and faculty.
The city of Almaty is situated at the base of majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast Kazakhstan. About 2 million people live in or near Almaty as it is the financial, cultural, and cosmopolitan capital of Kazakhstan. Boasting the Silk Road of the 21st century, Kazakhstan offers unique positions in oil and gas, economic development, and trade. With a transitioning economy that has witnessed four-fold growth over the past decade, Kazakhstan's dynamically changing economic, social, educational and cultural environment provides incredible opportunities for significant and original research.
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Apply Link: https://hr.kimep.kz/en-US/Home/Vacancy/283