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Peer Review

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The National Institute of Justice – the research arm of the DOJ – is looking for peer reviewers in the physical and life sciences and engineering, as well as those with research experience in the fields of

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  • Desistance from Crime
  • Rural Violent Crime
  • Domestic Radicalization

The Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime is looking for peer reviewers with  experience in the fields of

  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Human Trafficking
  • Sexual Assault
  • Campus Crime Prevention
  • Elder Abuse and Elder Financial Exploitation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Victim Services

Peer review is a critical component of the application review process, in which people who know and live these issues from the ground up advise us on the best use of government funds to help us link problems with solutions. We are seeking to expand our base of peer reviewers to ensure that we are receiving advice from a diverse body of experts, including those in early stages of their careers.

Interested?  We encourage you to apply or to pass along this information to other subject matter experts in your organization or in your community.

Visit the National Institute of Justice or Office for Victims of Crime to learn more, then email [email protected] by April 30, 2020 to request system access to upload your resume. Please include which program office you wish to support in your subject line (OVC or NIJ).

If you are selected, you will participate in an orientation call and a consensus call, and you will receive $125 for each application you review.

Thank you for your service to your country!  

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Date Created: April 7, 2020