Saturday January 28, 2023

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Research and Editorial Assistant

*Position Open. Currently Accepting Applications*

The United States-China Policy Foundation (USCPF) is a non-profit, non-partisan, educational organization dedicated exclusively to broadening awareness of China and U.S.-China relations in the Washington, DC policy community.

Job Description:

This is a teleworking, freelance position with flexible hours. The U.S.-China Policy Foundation  president is looking for a part-time research and editorial assistant. This position will involve performing various research and writing tasks under the direction of senior Foundation staff members, to include assisting with long-term research projects, shorter analyses, ghost writing opinion pieces, and additional communications dealing with U.S.-China relations and the USCPF mission goals. An in-depth and demonstrated ongoing knowledge of China and U.S.-China relations and current events is necessary for this position.


-Stay up-to-date on current events related to China and U.S.-China relations and contextualize and analyze these events.

-Work with senior staff to draft editorial pieces and articles.

-Conduct independent research on issues related to U.S.-China relations.

-Assist with larger research and book projects as directed.

-Hours and responsibilities will vary on a project-by-project basis.


-Strong and ongoing knowledge of U.S.-China relations and current events is required.

-B.A. in International Relations, Asian Studies, or related field.

-Strong research, writing, and editorial experience required.

-Travel experience in China and some Chinese language ability preferred.

-Detail oriented.

-Extensive knowledge of MS Office.

-Graduate experience preferred. Current graduate students are welcome to apply.


-Must be available to work remotely via internet and phone communication.

-U.S. citizenship required.

-Must commit to working a minimum of 3-6 months.

To Apply:

To apply for our part-time research assistant opening, we ask that you please send a cover letter detailing your availability, your resume, and 2 brief writing samples related to U.S.-China relations (3-5 pages each) to Please reference “Research and Editorial Assistant” in the subject line.

Applications will be reviewed as received. Position open until filled.

The U.S.-China Policy Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.