Oct 01, 2019
You have deep knowledge of a social science field as well as technical expertise related to experimental design and analyses. You’re passionate about developing insights from the research literature into policy and program designs that improve lives; generating new ideas, theories, and products based on empirical tests that determine what works best; and, in general, always pushing to use what we know about people and societies to improve the world. You want to be a leader in defining what it means for government to run on experiments. Strong candidates have : a deep understanding of at least one policy-relevant field of study advanced technical abilities related to experimental design and analyses think creatively and strategically about how insights from research literature can be transformed into policy and program designs that achieve District priority goals a commitment to using scientific tools to make a positive difference in DC residents’ lives, particularly for historically disadvantaged populations. Read the complete position descriptions Term The Lab seeks someone who is currently at an institution of higher education and can commit to joining the team full-time through August 2020 here in DC. The candidate would still maintain their employment/affiliation with their institution and The Lab would reimburse the institution for some/all of their time through a Personnel Exchange Agreement. The ideal candidate would have the opportunity to extend their term with The Lab for multiple years, pending available funds. Apply If interested, please complete an interest form in which you will upload your CV by October 15, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT .
The Lab @ DC Washington, DC, USA Full time