Research Scholar, The Center For Policing Equity

Location: New York, New York
The Center For Policing Equity 
Research Scholar 

New York, NY
About The Center For Policing Equity
The Center for Policing Equity (CPE) is a research and action think tank that, through evidence-based approaches to social justice, conducts research and uses data to create levers for social, cultural, and policy change. 
Position Description
The Research Scholar plays an important role in translating our research into compelling prose that communicates the importance of CPE’s findings to multiple audiences.  The Research Scholar will spend the majority of her/his time writing papers and reports in collaboration with statistical specialists that leverage data from the uniquely robust and ever-growing National Justice Database. The National Justice Database is the first and largest database on police behavior in the country (e.g., vehicle stops, pedestrian stops, use of force, complaints against officers).  
Key Responsibilities
  • Author numerous publications, issue briefs, testimonies, and talking points
  • Distill and translate technical analyses in writing for multiple audiences, including law enforcement professionals, academics, and the general public
  • Present research and network with scholars, policymakers, and community stakeholders
  • Help to develop, maintain and maximize the utility of the nation’s first and largest database of police behavior data
  • Extensive experience writing for multiple audiences, with a particular focus on academic and policy audiences
  • In-depth understanding of social science methodology
  • Proven ability to manage projects efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Superior research and analytical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate well
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