Fellow / Senior Fellow for Climate Security
ASP is seeking a knowledgeable and motivated individual to serve as a fellow or its senior fellow on staff, focusing primarily on climate security. This field of study also includes the relationship to infrastructure, military readiness, resilience, and energy security. The individual in this position will be tasked with the day-to-day and strategic needs of ASP’s climate security program, and the supervision of ASP staff and interns working on climate security or related fields, such as IUU fishing. The Fellow or Senior Fellow for Climate Security will craft a research and policy agenda in line with ASP’s interests and shape programming to fulfill ASP’s grant obligations. Applicants should have a strong background in the security aspects of climate change and have a solid understanding of the impacts of climate on military facilities and readiness.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
- Supervision and management of ASP’s climate security program and IUU fishing program, including work on energy security
- Working with ASP staff to organize and prepare events relating to climate security, both in DC and throughout the country
- Participation in and moderation of event panels
- Regular short form article writing
- Working with the Director of Strategic Communications and Development to increase ASP’s funding stream
- Briefing policy makers and key individuals on matters relating to climate security
- Bachelor’s degree; Master’s or PhD preferred.
- U.S. citizenship or U.S. work authorization.
- Extensive academic or practical policy experience researching climate change and/or its effects on security.
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
- Fundraising or grant writing experience is desirable.
Applicants for the position should send a 1.) cover letter, 2.) resume, 3.) references, and a 4.) short writing sample (2 pg. max) to Matthew Wallin at email@example.com.
Veterans Climate Security Fellowship
ASP is looking for military veterans to join ASP as fellows to support our climate security outreach in Florida. The fellows must live in one of four regions: Northwest FL, Northeast FL, Tampa Bay, or South Florida.
This fellowship is part of our ongoing National Climate Security Tour where ASP travels outside the Beltway to talk to regional constituencies about the need for military resilience against the threats posed by climate change.
The fellows will support this work by conducting regular outreach, providing educational briefings where relevant, and assisting with research when available.
The fellow may also have an opportunity to highlight the local intersection between national security and climate change through a short report and media engagement.
This is a part-time role with a commitment of 5 – 10 hours a week. A stipend is available for this position, with opportunities for paid research, that will provide exposure to climate resilience work and DC employment opportunities. Travel and any costs incurred will be paid for by ASP.
- Have served in the US military and been honorably discharged.
- Live in one of the following regions: Northwest FL, Northeast FL, Tampa Bay, or South Florida.
- Be comfortable speaking in public.
- Be familiar with or interested in issues related to climate change and national security that affect your area.
- Interest in climate security policy
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.