Lowongan: Penelitian Mengenai ASEAN Studies Program


The Habibie Center is expanding its ASEAN Studies Program and developing programs and research related to ASEAN and the three pillars:

As part of this endeavor, a team of researchers will be required to fulfill our main activity outputs:

• Produce regular policy papers on a bimonthly basis on ASEAN Issues;

• Organize regular public dialogues on a monthly basis on ASEAN Topics;

• Organize international seminars on ASEAN issues


As part of its core team, The Habibie Center plans to hire full-time researchers (ASEAN Studies Program).

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Duration: 12 months (starts August, 2015), full time (5 days or 35-40 hours per week).

Initial one-year hire period (extendable based on performance)




Assisting senior supervisor and program coordinator in determining the ASEAN issues that are relevant and current;

Conducting research, collecting data and managing information related to the general ASEAN issues determined by the core team;

Composing bimonthly policy briefs (in English) with the support of other members of the core team on ASEAN issues determined by the core team;

Organizing regular public dialogues on general ASEAN issues determined by the core team, identifying speakers and target audience and taking responsibility for the proceedings;

Actively representing The Habibie Center in ASEAN related forum and events on ASEAN in Jakarta and the region. including preparing short written;

Attending external seminars, workshops and other events on behalf of The Habibie Center and reporting back on any topical issues;

Assisting The Habibie Center with other activities/events when the need arises.


Requirements (researcher on social/cultural/international law)


• Minimum undergraduate (Bachelors) degree in social science, economy, or international relations. Candidates with cultural studies or international law background are strongly encouraged to apply;

• Demonstrated strong knowledge on regional economic integration issues especially in the ASEAN region, and up-to-date with the general news and events regarding ASEAN and ASEAN countries. Knowledge of international relations issues concerning ASEAN and their partners is an advantage;

• Previous working experience in a similar role, and specifically experienced in writing policy briefs, academic articles and op-ed (in English and Bahasa Indonesia) that deals with qualitative and quantitative data;

• Strong research, written (English and Bahasa Indonesia), analytical, and organizational skills;

• Solid organizational skills, with a proven ability to prioritize projects with attention to detail;

• Fluent Indonesian and English language skills. Knowledge of a third Asian language is an advantage;

• Experience working with a variety of stakeholders, including local research organizations, governments and NGOs;

• Integrity, professional discretion and ability to interact effectively with diverse partners.


Send your CV, cover letter and writing samples to natassa@habibiecenter.or.id (via e-mail only – applications sent via other than e-mail will not be accepted) no later than Friday, July 10, 2015. (Only shortlisted candidates will be notified)



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