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Thursday, May 12, 2016

National Institute of Justice Seeking Chief Research Advisor



The 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.)

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