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Thursday, May 12, 2016
National Institute of Justice Seeking Chief Research Advisor
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking a research advisor to lead a new
initiative to build in-house research capacity in law enforcement agencies.
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. 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. Read the job description at http://nij.gov/about/pages/ipa-research-capacity.aspx.
Applications are due by June 3, 2016. (IPA details are for employees of
federal, state and local governmental agencies; institutions of higher
education; Indian tribal governments; federally funded research and development
centers; and qualified nonprofit organizations. Under the IPA provisions,
applicants remain on the payroll of their home institution, which continues to
administer pay and benefits.)