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January 21, 2010

Congressional Research Service Seeks Asian Affairs Expert

Congressional Research Service, Washington DC

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division is seeking an Analyst in Asian Affairs to focus on U.S.-China relations and Chinese politics and foreign policy.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for nearly a century.

If selected for this position, you will:

• Support the U.S. Congress by conducting public policy analysis on China in areas pertinent to U.S.-China relations
• Provide objective, expert public policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff, including preparing objective, non-partisan, and innovative analytical studies on public policy issues of national or international significance
• Provide personal assistance as an expert on public policy issues throughout the legislative process, including analyzing, appraising, and evaluating legislative proposals
• Participate in multi-disciplinary team research projects and seminars

Individuals with expert knowledge of trends and current developments regarding China's political and economic systems and security issues and those with expertise in Asian regional affairs are highly encouraged to apply.

This position is being offered at GS-14 ($105,211- $136,771). Please apply online at: www.loc.gov/crsinfo. If you are unable to apply online, please call 202.707.5627 to request an applicant job kit and refer to vacancy #100013 in all correspondence. Applications must be received by February 22, 2010.

CRS is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed to workforce diversity.

Posted by zzhu at January 21, 2010 04:04 PM