Research Center Associate

Washington D.C. (US)
16 May 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Program on Extremism at George Washington University’s provides analysis on issues related to violent and non-violent extremism. The Program spearheads innovative and thoughtful academic inquiry, producing empirical work that strengthens extremism research as a distinct field of study. The Program aims to develop pragmatic policy solutions that resonate with policymakers, civic leaders, and the general public. To achieve these objectives, the Program brings together a unique team of experts from various continents and a range of disciplines, including government officials with experience in public safety and law enforcement; scholars; former extremists; counter-extremism practitioners providing firsthand assistance to families grappling with radicalization.

This position performs research and provides enhanced support to research centers/institutes at the university, to include data collection, annotation, report generation, and outreach. This position typically reviews, summarizes, and analyzes academic research, creates presentation materials, drafts reports, and develops research proposals for grants. This role performs tasks in support of the day-to-day running of the coordinating center/institute, including administration and logistics, maintenance of study documents, assistance with data quality procedures, and interaction with the coordinating center/institute staff, as well as the national study group. The position typically assists in evaluating research methods, procedures, and techniques based on established objectives.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.