NIJ Chief Research Advisor

NIJ is hiring a detail to lead a new initiative to build in-house research capacity in law enforcement agencies.

NIJ is committed to empowering law enforcement agencies to answer their high-priority research questions and conduct their own analysis of crime statistics. In working towards this goal, we’re developing a groundbreaking program to improve agencies’ in-house research capacity to both generate and apply research results.

We are seeking a Chief Research Advisor to lead the development and implementation of this program. The applicant must be a social science researcher with a commitment to partnering with law enforcement agencies to produce practical, impactful research and analysis that address the field’s highest priorities and advance its policies and practice.

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This opportunity is available as a two-year detail via the Intergovernmental Personnel Act with a potential renewal for one additional year. NIJ expects applicants to be available to start no later than September 1, 2016.

Applications are due by June 3, 2016.