Political Assistant: U.S. Embassy Dhaka

Political Assistant at The Embassy of the United States of America (U.S. Embassy Dhaka) | U.S. Embassy Dhaka Career

U.S. Embassy Dhaka is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Political Assistant.


U.S. Embassy Dhaka is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Political Assistant

NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.

The incumbent is a junior FSN in the Embassy Dhaka Political/Economic Section and advises the Embassy Political/Economic Section and other offices (upon request) on all aspects of Bangladeshi political affairs. S/he reports to the senior Political Specialist, and focuses on domestic politics, human rights, and security issues. In coordination with the Political-Military officer, focuses on security issues relating to law enforcement, defense, Indo-Pacific affairs, Bangladesh’s external relations, and counterterrorism. In Bangladesh, where human rights issues are heavily politicized, collects and assembles reporting from multiple sources on human rights violations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, International Relations, History, Law, Journalism, Foreign Area Studies (United States), National Security of Business Administration is required (U.S. equivalent – University Degree). (You must attach a copy of your certificates along with your application form.)
  • Three years of progressive responsibility working with a foreign Embassy or government institution, political research or analysis, foreign affairs, newspaper reporting focused on politics, university teaching, public administration, or politics is required.
  • Language: Fluent in English and Bangla (Read/Write/Speak) is required, may include the ability to translate. This may be tested.

Please visit the U.S. Embassy recruitment page at https://bd.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/ and access Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) to submit your application electronically.

Application submission deadline: August 8, 2023

Job Source: Bdjob Circular