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Research Scientist OR Sr. Research Scientist

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464964
Date Posted: 05/05/2020
Date Inactive: 06/13/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Scientist OR Sr. Research Scientist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Williamsburg, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
F0 -- General
O1 -- Economic Development
Salary Range: $75,000-$105,000 commensurate with experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

AidData is in search of a Research Scientist OR Senior Research Scientist, depending on the applicant’s qualifications.

The Research Scientist (RS) will provide intellectual leadership for AidData’s Tracking Underreported Financial Flows program (TUFFP) and work closely with the Director of Policy Analysis to provide technical and management oversight of grants and contracts that support this program. The RS will assume the management, fiscal, and research integrity responsibilities of a Co-Principal Investigator on relevant, externally-sponsored research projects. The individual will contribute to the conceptual development and preparation of grant and contract proposals in line with the mandate of the TUFFP and Policy Analysis Unit, represent the program and unit externally in presenting research results to academic and policy audiences, and broker financial and partnership arrangements to advance the program and unit’s research agenda.

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Senior Research Scientist (SRS) is a senior leadership position within AidData that assumes responsibilities of a lead Principal Investigator on relevant, externally-sponsored research projects. This individual will lead the conceptual development and preparation of grant and contract proposal, and will also be responsible for advancing the program’s research agenda while ensuring the long-term health and sustainability of the program area.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/12/2020
Reference Instructions:
Submit through W&M careers site along with your application
Application Instructions:
For more details and to apply, please visit the position listing at the William & Mary Employment Opportunities portal ( There, click Apply for this Job to apply with your resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, and a peer-reviewed publication that highlights your ability to design and execute policy-relevant, empirical research with rigorous methods. This position closes at 11:59pm on June 12th, 2020.