Senior Visiting Scholar

Washington D.C.
Jul 10, 2017
Sep 20, 2017
Full Time
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Job Overview

Senior Visiting Scholars will be brought to the Center on Poverty in fall or spring semester of the 2017-2018 academic year to participate in the launch of the Initiative on Gender Justice and Opportunity at the Center on Poverty. The position will involve designing, developing, and conducting research projects on issues relevant to marginalized girls, writing and publishing reports based on the research results, with accompanying policy recommendations, and collaborating with other team members.

Work Interactions

Senior Visiting Scholars will function as critical aspects of the Center on Poverty's new Initiative on Gender Justice and Opportunity, expanding the capacity of the Center to work on marginalized girls, providing interdisciplinary perspectives, and elevating the profile of the Center. While reporting to the Executive Director, these positions will function at a high level and maintain significant control over the direction of their projects.

Requirements  and Qualifications

Minimum academic level: JD or other doctorate. Candidates must have sufficient expertise and experience in their fields and on the topic of marginalized girls' issues to function independently as the heads of their projects and reports in these areas.

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