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    Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, in Tysons Corner, VA.

    This is a non-bargaining unit position.

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    As a Historian, you will perform the following duties:

    • Collects and analyzes relevant materials from foreign and domestic archival repositories and other sources of information necessary to identify possible perpetrators of human rights violations who are in - or may attempt to gain entry into - the United States.
    • Assists in the development of new cases based on materials generated by the incumbent and/or other team members assigned to the Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center (HRVWCC) Regional Support Teams (RST). In addition to the incumbent, RST personnel include HSI and FBI Special Agents and Intelligence Research Specialists, and attorneys and historians/researchers assigned to ICE's Human Rights Law Section. Investigations conducted by the RST aim to identify, prosecute and remove human rights violators and war criminals from the United States.
    • Liaises with officials of foreign governments and relevant non-governmental institutions to negotiate access to archival and investigative materials necessary for the development of new cases and support of current criminal and administrative investigations.
    • Participates in conferences and discussions with law enforcement agencies, foreign and domestic, often at very senior levels, on potential criminal prosecutions of persons subject to ICE and HSI authorities. In conjunction with this activity, the incumbent obtains and familiarizes himself or herself with applicable sections of the criminal code of the United States and that of countries where the human rights violation or war crime occurred.
    • Provides training in areas of regional or thematic expertise to agents, attorneys, and others in informal and formal settings. Testifies on behalf of the government in administrative and federal criminal litigation of human rights violator cases. Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Occasional Travel. You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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