Visiting Scholar (multiple)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Feb 21, 2021
Closes
Feb 28, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. The agency has a number of positions available for visiting scholars. The visiting scholars terms will be from 4 to 12 months long and will occur during the period from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022.
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Responsibilities

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. The agency has a number of positions available for visiting scholars. The visiting scholars terms will be from 4 to 12 months long and will occur during the period from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022. Visiting scholars will interact with CBOs staff on topics that may include climate and energy, finance, health care, labor and income security, macroeconomics, national security, or tax policy. While working with CBOs staff, visiting scholars may collaborate on research to be published in professional journals, as technical information for staff on Capitol Hill, or for general audiences. The research will draw on many sources of data that CBO has assembled for policy analysis. Visiting scholars will contribute to CBOs analysis of how people might respond to legislative proposals; they will also contribute to the development of models that incorporate such responses and to background information about policy topics for staff on Capitol Hill.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
0

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Unpaid


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Unpaid

Qualifications

Visiting scholars will have advanced degrees in their field of research, a record of published research, and a commitment to working collaboratively on policy-relevant research. This opportunity is expected to be of particular interest to people on paid sabbatical from another institution; CBO will provide office space and computing support but will not provide a salary. Full- and part-time schedules are available. Analysis will be conducted at CBOs offices near Capitol Hill and remotely. Scholars will be subject to the agencys ethics and security requirements for the duration of their appointments.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Visiting scholars will have advanced degrees in their field of research, a record of published research, and a commitment to working collaboratively on policy-relevant research. This opportunity is expected to be of particular interest to people on paid sabbatical from another institution; CBO will provide office space and computing support but will not provide a salary. Full- and part-time schedules are available. Analysis will be conducted at CBOs offices near Capitol Hill and remotely. Scholars will be subject to the agencys ethics and security requirements for the duration of their appointments.

Education

EDUCATION:

Visiting scholars will have advanced degrees in their field of research, a record of published research, and a commitment to working collaboratively on policy-relevant research.

Additional information

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. Will not count towards government service.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

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Submit a cover letter and a résumé at www.cbo.gov/careers. The first set of decisions will be made about applications received by February 26, 2021. Additional applications will be considered through March 31.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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