*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) consists of a cadre of special agents and professional support personnel who provide expertise in crisis management, hostage rescue, surveillance and aviation, hazardous devices mitigation, crisis negotiations, behavioral analysis, and tactical operations.
What will I be doing? As a research fellow with the Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) Visiting Scientist Program (VSP), you will enhance your professional development and increase your research capabilities by participating in research initiatives under the mentorship of CIRG research personnel. The VSP will expose you to a work environment in a high security government facility and provides an opportunity to perform research in areas of interest unique to law enforcement and national security.
Under the guidance of a mentor, you may be involved in the following:
• Conducting searches of scientific literature
• Designing social/behavioral sciences research projects related to criminal, national security, and/or cyber threats
• Conducting statistical analysis of data
• Preparing and presenting research findings to diverse audiences, both orally and in writing
Why should I apply? Under the guidance of a mentor you will support applied social/behavioral sciences research projects related to criminal, national security, or cyber threats; judge the completeness and accuracy of research results; perform statistical analyses on data; and prepare written manuscripts for FBI review and publication in peer-reviewed journals.
Release of any information acquired during participation in this program is at the sole discretion of the FBI.
Where will I be located? Quantico, Virginia (remote/telework not available)
As a research fellow you will receive a stipend as support for your living and other expenses during this appointment. Stipend rates are determined by the CIRG officials and are based on your academic and professional background. The initial appointment is for one year but may be renewed upon recommendation of FBI contingent on the availability of funds, for up to five years. The appointment is full time during standard business hours.
This opportunity is available to U.S. citizens.
Nature of Appointment
The participant will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DOE, FBI, CIRG, or any other office or agency. Instead, the participant will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE letter of appointment and Terms of Appointment.