Fields: political science, civic engagement, data analysis, outreach, politics
Location: Chicago or Washington, DC preferred; remote a possibility
Details and Requirements: CTCL has conducted extensive research on the demographics of power in the United States through its partnership with the Reflective Democracy Campaign. Our groundbreaking analyses of the race and gender of elected officials and candidates across the country has been featured in national news and has shaped the way we talk about representation in the US. We’re looking to add a full-time Fellow to help make our data even more useful, so that the information and insights it contains can better be used to make our government more modern and reflective.
The Data Analysis & Outreach Fellow will focus on improving, analyzing, and growing the use of our Reflective Democracy dataset. While no candidate will possess every quality, the successful candidate will possess many of the following qualifications and personal attributes: Meticulous attention to detail; Research experience, background in developing quantitative analyses and reports, including creating data visualizations; External outreach skills; Strong writing skills; Familiarity with the civic engagement/ racial justice landscape, basic understanding of organizations that do non-partisan work around subjects related to the research; Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; Strong sense of curiosity, You take delight in immersing yourself in the rabbit hole of research and in discovering new insights in our data. July–December 2018, decision for renewal by November 2018. Location: Chicago or Washington, DC preferred; remote a possibility for qualified applicants; Salary Range: $50,000 – 65,000 annual, pro-rated.