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    Summary

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    The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. The agency has a number of positions available for visiting scholars. The visiting scholars terms will be from 4 to 12 months long and will occur during the period from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022.

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    Responsibilities

    The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. The agency has a number of positions available for visiting scholars. The visiting scholars terms will be from 4 to 12 months long and will occur during the period from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022. Visiting scholars will interact with CBOs staff on topics that may include climate and energy, finance, health care, labor and income security, macroeconomics, national security, or tax policy. While working with CBOs staff, visiting scholars may collaborate on research to be published in professional journals, as technical information for staff on Capitol Hill, or for general audiences. The research will draw on many sources of data that CBO has assembled for policy analysis. Visiting scholars will contribute to CBOs analysis of how people might respond to legislative proposals; they will also contribute to the development of models that incorporate such responses and to background information about policy topics for staff on Capitol Hill.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    0

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Unpaid

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Unpaid

    Qualifications

    Visiting scholars will have advanced degrees in their field of research, a record of published research, and a commitment to working collaboratively on policy-relevant research. This opportunity is expected to be of particular interest to people on paid sabbatical from another institution; CBO will provide office space and computing support but will not provide a salary. Full- and part-time schedules are available. Analysis will be conducted at CBOs offices near Capitol Hill and remotely. Scholars will be subject to the agencys ethics and security requirements for the duration of their appointments.

    TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    Visiting scholars will have advanced degrees in their field of research, a record of published research, and a commitment to working collaboratively on policy-relevant research. This opportunity is expected to be of particular interest to people on paid sabbatical from another institution; CBO will provide office space and computing support but will not provide a salary. Full- and part-time schedules are available. Analysis will be conducted at CBOs offices near Capitol Hill and remotely. Scholars will be subject to the agencys ethics and security requirements for the duration of their appointments.

    Education

    EDUCATION:

    Visiting scholars will have advanced degrees in their field of research, a record of published research, and a commitment to working collaboratively on policy-relevant research.

    Additional information

    This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. Will not count towards government service.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

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    Submit a cover letter and a résumé at www.cbo.gov/careers. The first set of decisions will be made about applications received by February 26, 2021. Additional applications will be considered through March 31.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    None.

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    DO NOT APPLY THROUGH USAJOBS. APPLY AT www.cbo.gov/careers
    Submit a cover letter and a résumé at www.cbo.gov/careers. The first set of decisions will be made about applications received by February 26, 2021. Additional applications will be considered through March 31.

    Agency contact information

    Annita Gulati Cox

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    Congressional Budget Office
    2nd & D Streets SW, Ford House Office Building
    Washington, Dist of Columbia 20515
    US
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    Next steps

    You will receive an email confirming that you have applied to the position. Once your application is reviewed, it will be forwarded to the hiring division if you are qualified. If you don't meet qualifications, you will be informed by email and your application will not be considered further. All qualified candidates will be informed by email when the position has been filled.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589984700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.