The Research Analyst undertakes research and policy analysis on the federal budget and policymaking process for a Senior Fellow. Duties for this position include: a) providing independent research assistance and analysis; b) drafting materials and co-authoring working papers, blogs and other publications; and d) assisting the fellow with the management of projects.
This is a part-time position.
Research, Writing, and Analysis (70%)
Project Planning (20%)
Communications and Outreach (10%)
Bachelor’s degree in Economics, History, or Political Science, with a minor in Economics required. Master’s degree preferred. Two years of relevant experience required. Competence to undertake research assignments with little supervision. Basic knowledge of the budget process and political science training: political institutions, congressional behavior, the policy process, and some experience as to how D.C. operates (relevant think tanks and organizations) is highly desirable.
Strong computer skills and experience required. Excellent writing and independent research skills and experience required. Strong analytical and communication skills; organized, high initiative, strong interpersonal skills, discretion, poise, mature judgment; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; articulate; ability to maintain professionalism when interacting with high profile individuals.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please submit your resume as instructed and add your cover letter as an attachment when you apply.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.