Introduction: ACE is seeking a Research Associate to lead our new Foreign Policy: Latin America research team. Research teams are comprised of Student Fellows–current undergraduate and graduate students who undertake policy research and help make ACE’s resources available on their campuses. Student Fellows are an essential part of ACE’s mission to engage young voters through nonpartisan research, and empower them to make informed choices. The Foreign Policy: Latin America team will produce nonpartisan, accessible policy briefs on US foreign policy in Latin America for publication on the ACE website and in the ACE Quarterly Journal. ACE is a nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank.ACE is a new, rapidly-growing organization. Research Associates will have the opportunity to help shape the direction and research focus of the organization. Dedicated Research Associates may be invited to continue their position during the academic year, and promoted to more senior and salaried positions within the organization.Detailed Description: The Research Associate will meet with each member of their team for a brief, weekly check-in, and lead team meetings once every two weeks. At this time it is estimated that there will be five Student Fellows on the team. The Research Associate will edit and provide feedback on research projects to ensure every brief is well-researched, informative, and meets ACE’s rigorous quality standards. They will also communicate with the designated Social Media and Newsletter Coordinators for their research team so that ACE’s readership is aware of updates and new research from the Foreign Policy: Latin America team. Research Associates are invited to undertake their own policy research throughout the summer for publication. This position reports to the Director of Policy Research.This position requires an estimated 15 hours per week3 hours: meeting with Research Team individually and as a group1 hour: meeting with Director of Policy Research6 hours: editing and providing feedback on student research5 hours: independent research projectsLocation: This position can be undertaken remotely from anywhere with reliable internet connection. In addition, ACE premises in Cambridge, MA will be open for the month of June and the Research Associate is invited to work in person for some or all of that month if they choose.Desired Skills:In-depth research experience, especially with a focus on Latin AmericaEffective communication skillsLeadership experienceClear, concise writing styleThis position is intended for graduate-level students. Exceptional undergraduate candidates with significant research experience will also be considered.We are looking for enthusiastic students who share our belief that democracy works best when citizens are actively informed and engaged. ACE 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.