Senior Associate, Research, Public Safety Performance Project
The Pew Charitable Trusts

We at the Pew Charitable Trusts are looking for a criminal justice researcher to join our team!

Project Overview
The public safety performance project (PSPP) was launched in 2006 as an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. The project advances fiscally sound, data-driven policies and practices in the criminal and juvenile justice systems that protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and control costs. For more information about this project, visit

Position Overview
The senior associate, based in Pew’s Washington, DC, office, supports the project’s criminal justice research portfolio. The ideal candidate has an educational and employment background in research, public policy, or a related field, knowledge of the justice system, experience working with federal data collections, state administrative data, and work experience undertaking projects involving many partners, complex issues, and extensive writing. The position reports to a manager, research and has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.

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