Department of Justice Early Career Funding Opportunities
Department of Justice (DoJ) New Investigator/Early Career Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences - NIJ-2017-11363
- Application Due - March 27, 2017, 11:59 PM Eastern Time
- Who is eligible?
- Principal Investigator (PI) must have been awarded a terminal degree in their field within the four (4) years prior to September 30, 2017
- PIs must be nontenured assistant professor position at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States
- PI must not have previously served as PI on an NIJ research grant or fellowship.
- What is the budget and duration?
- $200,000 over 24 months for primary research
- $40,000 over 24 months for secondary data analysis
- Additional Notes
- NIJ’s New Investigator/Early Career Program provides support for non-tenured assistant professors to conduct applied research on topics relevant to NIJ’s Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) and/or Office of Science and Technology (OST).
- ORE’s primary areas of interest include but are not limited to: social science research on criminal justice systems (e.g., courts, policing, corrections); violence and victimization (e.g., victims of crime, human trafficking, bias crime); and crime control and prevention (e.g., school safety, firearms, gangs).
- OST’s primary areas of interest include but are not limited to: the development and application of technology to criminal justice issues, understanding technology’s impact in the field, and exploring policy-related research questions with regards to technology use and impact.