Director, Congressional Affairs

18 Feb, 2021


Director, Congressional Affairs

National Bureau of Asian Research
Washington, DC

The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) is seeking a Director, Congressional Affairs to support the institution’s engagement with the U.S. Congress and assist with other U.S. government relations. A successful applicant must have substantive expertise on the workings of Capitol Hill and a desire to connect NBR’s policy research with the policy interests of Members of Congress and their staffs. The director is part of the Office of the President, and will work closely with NBR’s executive management, research, and publications teams. This position is a full-time (40 hours), regular, salaried, exempt, staff position. It is based in NBR’s Washington, D.C. office but currently working primarily remotely.  


About NBR 

NBR is an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit research institution based in Seattle and Washington, D.C. We bring world-class scholarship to bear on the evolving strategic environment in Asia through original, policy-relevant research, and we invest in our future by training the next generation of Asia specialists.


With power, risk, and opportunity concentrating in Asia, at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) we tackle those critical issues that America’s leaders need to understand — because the decisions they make matter and the stakes are high. As the nation’s Asia policy think tank, we envision a future that is free, open, secure, and prosperous for all.

Application Instructions

The application period for this position will close on March 14, 2021. To apply, submit the following materials through NBR’s employment site (

Job posted: 2021-02-18