Founded in 2006, Brookings-Tsinghua Center is a unique partnership between China’s Tsinghua University and The Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. It is a leading think tank in China that produces high quality and high impact policy research in areas of fundamental importance for Chinese society and for better U.S.-China relations. In addition, it serves as a significant platform for U.S.-China dialogues on a number of important topics, bringing together researchers and policy makers to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation.
The Fellow at the Brookings-Tsinghua Center (BTC) conducts independent research, and in conjunction with the Director, guides the center’s research, development, and management. The Fellow also advises the Director on policy, research, and publication matters. He or she helps to ensure processes are in place to maximize the productivity and effectiveness of the BTC and represents the BTC at appropriate internal and external meetings.
Note: Applicants must be able to legally work in China. The Brookings Institution and the Brookings-Tsinghua Center will not be responsible for sponsoring candidate’s visa or local housing.
Research and Scholarship (50%)
Program Development and Management (30%)
Outreach and Communications (20%)
Advanced degree in policy- related field required. PhD preferred. Minimum of two years strong experience working on public policy issues in policy research or policy implementing organization required. Strong research skills and computer skills required.
Management skills required; exceptional writing skills required. Ability to quickly and effectively distill and communicate complex information; strong interpersonal skills; proven ability to take broad direction and put it into action; ease in dealing with high-level individuals on complex issues; ability to address large and small groups; ability to manage projects and individuals; familiarity with a broad range of public policy issue areas required. Must be fluent in both Chinese and English.
Applicants must be able to legally work in China. The Brookings Institution and the Brookings-Tsinghua Center will not be responsible for sponsoring candidate’s visa or local housing.
Successful candidate will also receive an appointment as a Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington; however, this position is based at Tsinghua University only. Any academic affiliation with Tsinghua University is determined by the University and will be considered after one year of employment at the Brookings-Tsinghua Center.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.