Policy Analyst Position Open at Solimar Research

Policy Analyst Position Open at Solimar Research

Solimar Research Group

Solimar Research Group is currently recruiting for an outstanding policy analyst/research associate to work on a variety of research and policy analysis projects associated with land use and metropolitan growth in California and nationwide.

We are looking for a full-time policy analyst with outstanding research skills who aspires to work on projects of national scope and significance. The successful candidate will work directly with William Fulton, Solimar's president, and Dr. Chris Williamson, Senior Research Associate, in designing and executing these projects.

Solimar is one of the leading land-use policy shops in the nation. We work on a regular basis with some of the nation's leading think tanks, universities, and government agencies on cutting-edge issues associated with land use policy, growth management, smart growth, and socioeconomic patterns in metropolitan areas. Our projects often generate widespread media publicity and attention in both policy and academic circles. Our recent research partners have included the Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy, the Reason Public Policy Institute, the Southern California Studies Center at the University of Southern California, and the Morrison Institute of Public Policy at Arizona State University

Candidates should be skilled at analyzing and synthesizing information about growth and development patterns, as well as Census 2000 data; writing and editing in and authoritative yet understandable way; conducting basic statistical analysis (including the use of Census 2000 products); and using graphics software. Knowledge of ArcView is preferred.

Candidates should possess at least a master's degree in urban planning, public policy, environmental policy, or related field. Candidates with a Ph.D. or work toward a Ph.D. are also welcome, though doctoral work is not required. Candidates should also have two to three years of experience in policy research and policy analysis for a government agency, research-oriented consulting firm, university or non-profit think tank. Experience in planning practice may substitute for some of this experience.

Related Link: Solimar Research Group

For more information contact:

Chris Williamson
Solimar Research Group
973 E. Main St.
CA 93001

Phone: (805) 643-7700
Fax: (805) 643-7782
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.solimar.org

Posted October 15, 2001

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