Call for Applications: NCFR Research and Policy Brief Editor

Application review will begin April 15, 2018
Content Area
Family Law and Public Policy



The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), the premier professional association for the multidisciplinary understanding of families, is in the position to provide policymakers with research, in the form of research and policy briefs, on families to help inform decisions that affect families at the federal, state, and local levels. The purpose of the briefs is to educate policymakers and others who have an investment in families.

NCFR seeks a research and policy brief editor to publish four briefs per calendar year that each include a two-page executive summary. This position is to be filled immediately for a period of 36 months.

The successful candidate will determine brief topics, commission and work with authors, recruit qualified reviewers, and ensure authors provide evidence-based research and policy implications. Candidates must be a current member of NCFR and the Family Policy Section, have obtained an advanced degree in a Family Science-related field, and have a solid, established record of publication emphasizing family-related topics.

NCFR will provide an editorial stipend, copy editing services, and a communications professional to write executive summaries.

Application review will begin April 15, 2018. Please download and read the job description below for full details including how to apply.

Research and Policy Brief Editor Job Description 2018 (PDF)

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