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Vacancy: Researcher, Major Power Relations in Asia –


is an independent national research institute attached to the Parliament of Finland that seeks to produce reliable and current information on international political and economic relations and European Union affairs. The research work and expertise of the Institute support public policymaking and promote informed debate in Finland and internationally.

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) is now seeking



from Septerber 1st, 2011 to December 31st,2013 in the Global Security Research Programme

The programme focuses on the global power system and the development of global governance, international environmental and natural resources policy, and European security policy including its key institutions.

Successful performance of the research duty will require good expertise on research work and willingness to work in think tank type research community. An excellent disposition for teamwork and good knowledge in English are prerequisites. Doctoral dissertation on a relevant topic, good publishing record, and a good command of one or more Asian language are considered as major assets in the selection process.

Applications must be addressed to the Director of the Institute and submitted to the Finnish Institute of the International Affairs, PO Box 400, FI-00161 Helsinki, Finland (address Kruunuvuorenkatu 4, Helsinki). Applications may also be submitted by e-mail to The final deadline for applications is June 20th 2011, 4.15 pm Finnish time. Applications will not be returned.

Applications should include a CV (of not more than 5 pages) specifying the principal scientific qualifications and achievements and other evidence of competence and distinctions. A provisional plan is also requested indicating the applicant’s research work for the period of 1.8.2011-31.12.2013.

Further details of the research work and other operations of the FIIA are available on our website at If you need more information on the duties of the positions please Programme Director Mika Aaltola +358 9 432 7780 or e-mail

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