Research Scholar

Posted on7/31/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toTBD
Reports in officeTBD
Application due dateSpetember 30, 2017
Job start dateTBD
CityNew York
State/ProvinceNew York
InstitutionThe Center for Policing Equity
Institution descriptionThe Center for Policing Equity (CPE) is a research and action think tank that, through evidence-based approaches to social justice, conducts research and uses data to create levers for social, cultural, and policy change.
Job dutiesPosition Description
The Research Scholar plays an important role in translating our research into compelling prose that communicates the importance of CPE’s findings to multiple audiences. The Research Scholar will spend the majority of her/his time writing papers and reports in collaboration with statistical specialists that leverage data from the uniquely robust and ever-growing National Justice Database. The National Justice Database is the first and largest database on police behavior in the country (e.g., vehicle stops, pedestrian stops, use of force, complaints against officers).

Key Responsibilities
Author numerous publications, issue briefs, testimonies, and talking points
Distill and translate technical analyses in writing for multiple audiences, including law enforcement professionals, academics, and the general public
Present research and network with scholars, policymakers, and community stakeholders
Help to develop, maintain and maximize the utility of the nation’s first and largest database of police behavior data
Extensive experience writing for multiple audiences, with a particular focus on academic and policy audiences
In-depth understanding of social science methodology
Proven ability to manage projects efficiently and meet deadlines
Exceptional ability to communicate orally and in writing
Superior research and analytical thinking skills
Demonstrated ability to collaborate well
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsCommensurate with experience.
Application procedurePlease submit your resume and cover letter at this website.