USTR has posted the position of Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for China on the federal jobs website. The position closes August 4, 2017. Among the qualifications:
1. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in trade issues with China, including a thorough understanding of the U.S. Government’s policies and programs regarding trade relations with China.
2. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of domestic and international laws, rules and/or regulations as they relate to and affect trade policy in the Asia-Pacific region; and
3. Experience working on Congressional staff on international trade matters is preferred, but not mandatory. Demonstrated fluency in the Mandarin Chinese language strongly desirable, but not mandatory
There are also two other policy analyst positions announced with closing dates of August 3. Technical areas of expertise that are under consideration for the positions include China Affairs and Innovation & Intellectual Property.
Categories: China IPR
Thanks Mark, I guess USTR got a got a pass on that government-wide freeze on new hirings. Joe