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Research Assistant for the Nuclear Security Working Group, GWU

The Nuclear Security Working Group is looking for several research assistants to support a project on U.S. nuclear operations. The project brings together senior individuals with first-hand experience in various aspects of U.S. nuclear operations, from planning to command and control, to produce an open-source guide to how the United States manages and plans for the use of nuclear forces in the 21st century.


Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship at LNSP

The Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE) Laboratory for Nuclear Security Policy (LNSP) is seeking applicants for the Stanton Fellowship in Nuclear Security. The Fellowship comes with a stipend of $80,000/year and is intended to develop the next generation of leaders in technical aspects of nuclear security by supporting research that advances policy-relevant understanding of nuclear-security issues.


Staton Chair Professor of Nuclear Security at MIT

The Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, invites applications for a senior faculty appointment starting September 2019 or thereafter. The appointment will be at the tenured professor level as the Frank Stanton Professor of Nuclear Security.


Stimson Center: A Conversation with Assistant Secretary Chris Ford

Please join Stimson Center President & CEO Brian Finlay in welcoming Christopher Ford, Assistant Secretary at the United States Department of State, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation (ISN), to a conversation at the Stimson Center on the topic of transforming foreign assistance into a global, agile, threat-prioritized, and responsive nonproliferation programming tool.


Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age: Report of the Cyber-Nuclear Weapons Study Group

Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age, by Samantha Pitts-Kiefer and Page Stoutland, PhD, presents four credible, real-world scenarios in which a cyberattack could lead to a nuclear launch, increase the risk of unauthorized use of a nuclear weapon, or undermine confidence in the nuclear deterrent. The report offers high-level recommendations for mitigating these threats, based on discussions with military, technical, and policy experts convened over the past two years.


PONI 2018 Fall Conference

This event is the second conference in the 2018-2019 PONI Conference Series. We are thrilled to partner with the U.S. Air Force Academy to host the conference on October 10-11 at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.


Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for six to nine month fellowships with NGOs in Washington, DC, including CSIS, focusing on arms control, conflict resolution, peace, and international security issues.


Escalation Through Entanglement

Wednesday September 12, 2018 Time: 12:30-2:00 PM Location: 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20036 Speaker: James Acton Moderator: Scott Sagan Contact: Erin McLaughlin 1+ 202-939- 2306 | emclaughlin@ceip.org As part of their efforts to offset the United States’ conventional strength, both Russia and China are seeking capabilities, including anti-satellite and cyber weapons, to threaten the Read More


Senior Research Associate – Center for Nonproliferation Studies

The Senior Research Associate will engage in open source data collection and analysis to assess the effectiveness of threat reduction programs as well as contribute to other on-going research programs in the DC office. This is a full-time, term-limited, staff position located in Washington, DC.