Job Openings

Williams Institute Assistant

Deadline to apply: April 24, 2014

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The Williams Institute Assistant will provide administrative support for Williams Institute Senior Scholars, Policy Fellows and program staff.  The Assistant will assist Senior Scholars in editing, and formatting Institute research reports, and preparing PowerPoint presentations and other program communications.  The Assistant will coordinate travel arrangements, calendaring, and reimbursement processing for Institute scholars and staff.  The candidate will support a range of administrative tasks related to events, communications, and office management functions.

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Research Director
Deadline to apply: May 30, 2014

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The Williams Institute’s Research Director will lead a team of over ten full-time and part-time researchers and scholars and help enhance their effectiveness in fulfilling the Institute’s mission of providing the high quality research to inform sexual orientation and gender identity law and policy issues.  The Director will oversee the Williams Institute’s social science and public policy research and help secure funding for researchers and research projects.  The position will entail substantial program development and administration as well as supervising scholars, fellows, consultants, research assistants, student interns, and volunteers.  The Research Director will also conduct his or her own research and publish journal articles and reports.  The Research Director will help the Williams Institute in disseminating knowledge, provide commentary for a variety of audiences and help plan meetings and events to accomplish these goals.  Requirements include an excellent academic and publication record; a PhD, JD, or equivalent degree; experience with quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis; familiarity with current LGBT-related law and policy issues; experience conducting research related to LGBT people and/or areas that informs those issues.

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The Williams Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex, disability, height, weight, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, marital status or veteran status in employment.