The Crisis Prevention and Peacebuilding program supports efforts to strengthen the humanitarian-development-peacebuilding nexus for countries in crisis, to operationalize nationally led violence prevention strategies, and to advance the reform of United Nations peace operations.
CIC, as part of NYU, is an applied policy research center that specializes in analysis and idea generation that is practical, principled, and policy-relevant, at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek researchers and policy experts of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis.
The Center on International Cooperation (CIC) seeks a Program Officer (Researcher) for its Crisis Prevention and Peacebuilding program to conduct policy research on the peace and security activities of the United Nations and support intergovernmental deliberations at the United Nations on the New Agenda for Peace.
- Contribute, independently and in collaboration with senior staff, to all phases of the research process (design, execution, analysis, and writing), on prevention and on broader United Nations peace and security activities, as outlined in CIC’s Business Plan.
- Contribute and support program directors, associate directors, senior program officers, and others to work with UN entities, member states, civil society, and others to identify and develop innovative approaches to research program implementation.
- Outreach to and collaboration with representatives of UN Member States, through events, meetings, briefings, and other actions.
- Write practical, policy-oriented publications that are concise and polished in quick turnaround times.
- Support program directors and associate directors to manage research grants, donor relations, project staff, and consultants, including in grant reporting and proposal writing.
- The program officer reports to the Program Director.
In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $67,275 to $90,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the specific grant funding and the terms of the research grant when extending an offer.