CJARS 2022 Recruitment

Job postings coming soon. The CJARS team is excited to announce that we will be hiring two full-time Research Assistants and one full-time Project Manager, with start dates beginning in Summer 2022. Come help us build CJARS, a next-generation criminal justice data infrastructure that supports evidence-based criminal justice policy-making and administration!

Our Research Assistants gain experience in a number of areas working on projects pioneering the advancement of criminal justice data infrastructure, including cutting-edge research on the U.S. criminal justice system, the development of machine-learning tools to support data harmonizationadvanced data validation exercises, and the development and deployment of web-scrapers to collect criminal justice data.

Our Project Managers are responsible for a number of tasks that support continued growth and improvement of the data infrastructure. These include agency engagement to expand data coverage, production of statistical reports, and involvement in data management and the production of project documentation.

Recruitment timeline and application materials. We are publicizing these positions before the job postings are available to give exceptional candidates interested in joining the CJARS team time to prepare applications materials.

Application requirements. Applicants to either position should provide: (1) a resume or CV, (2) a writing sample, (3) a transcript, and (4) three references. Applicants to the research assistant position should also provide an excerpt of their own original code to demonstrate technical competency. Acceptable coding languages include: R, Python, Stata, and SAS. 

We will begin accepting applications on January 31, 2022, with an application deadline of February 25, 2022. Please check back here when the application period is active for links to each official job posting where you will be able to submit your application.