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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.
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.
You must meet the following criteria to participate in the program:
Program Website: https://orise.orau.gov/fbi/
Students may apply for and are eligible to participate in the program at multiple times during their graduate studies.
A complete application consists of:
All documents must be in English or include an official English translation. Documents sent by email, postal mail, or fax will not be considered. All supporting materials must be uploaded as PDF files so the document can be searched by Zintellect's search engine. Scanned items are not optimal for search engines. PDF must not require special certificates or passwords to open. Max file size is 10MB.
If you have questions, send an email to FBIrpp@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
I have completed a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree within the last five years, or I'm currently pursuing and understand I will need to have received the degree before starting the appointment.