The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is where your world and the world meet. The Council is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization that empowers more people to help shape our global future. We are adding to the Center on Global Food and Agriculture team to connect with the next generation of changemakers who want to create a more open and promising world for all. By informing them, inspiring them, and involving them in world affairs, we will support an inclusive community of globally conscious people who want to have a tangible impact. The Council celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2022. Do you want to help shape our next century?
The primary responsibility of the Research Associate is to support the development of the Center on Global Food and Agriculture (CGFA)’s research and policy publications. The Research Associate initially will primarily provide key research and organizational support for CGFA’s collaboration with Texas A&M AgriLife Institute for Advancing Health through Agriculture (IHA).
The Research Associate position is a Chicago-based hybrid role and requires some in-person attendance at our Downtown Chicago location based on work activities and peak seasons. The Research Associate will report to the Managing Director of Global Food and Agriculture.
This position requires ad hoc travel to provide project specific support. The estimate is 10-12 work trips over the course of a year for this specific collaboration with IHA.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Council Benefit Highlights
There are many benefits to working at the Council, including a flexible remote/in-office work environment, half-day summer Fridays, paid parental leave, employer-subsidized medical/dental/vision insurance, generous paid time off, retirement match, mobile phone stipend, commuter accessible, fitness center membership, and more.
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