Some Aus NatSec and IR opportunities

These are some opportunities I’ve noticed, over the past couple of weeks, for Australians interested in national security and international relations. Good luck!

The journal Security Challenges is holding it’s 2014 Young Strategic Writers’ Competition. Anyone under 35 can apply, and the winner will receive $2,500 and have their article published. It closes on Friday 1 August 2014.

The Society for Terrorism Research is calling for papers for it’s 8th Annual International Conference, which will be held in Boston on 17-19 September 204. The conference theme is “Communication & Collaboration for Counter-Terrorism” and it aims to bring practitioners and academics together. They are also holding a Student Paper Contest (see page 2). Proposals for papers must be by 15 May, and finished student papers must be in by 1 July.

The Australia Indonesia Youth Association is looking for more contributors to its blog.

The Kokoda Foundation‘s National Security Careers Night 2014 will be held on 27 March.

The Australian Army’s Directorate of Future Land Warfare (DFLW) is commissioning academic research from all over Australia, and I’ve heard that they are particularly interested in commissioning from the humanities, and from social and behavioural sciences.

The Australian National University‘s School of International, Political and Strategic Studies is hiring Research Fellows. They are looking for people working on political and social change in Japan, Korea, Malaysia and/or Vietnam. Applications close on 31 March.

There are vacancies for some Defence graduate programs, such as the Intelligence & Security Development Program and the Defence Pathways – Graduate Development Program. They close on 7 April.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s graduate scheme is also open. It closes on Monday, 17 March.

The Lowy Institute is seeking an East Asia Program Director and an International Economy Program Director. These close on 14 March.

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