Work for GAP

Job Opportunity for Harvard University Graduate Students: GAP is currently hiring Technical Writers!

The Technical Writer at the Women and Public Policy Program translates and summarizes complex research and methodology into policy briefs for dissemination to non-academic audiences for the Gender Action Portal (GAP): gap.hks.harvard.edu. The Technical Writer analyzes assigned academic works and translates the interventions that have been found to have an effect in closing gender gaps across disciplines, with particular emphasis on the ability to summarize interventions identified in the fields of behavioral and development economics.

The Technical Writer must have a demonstrated ability to tailor information for the intended audience (general public, policy community, students, faculty, or scholars). The primary role of the position is to write accessible, compelling translations of complex research findings for a non-academic audience.

This remote position reports to the Research Fellow: Gender Specialist at the Women and Public Policy Program. The pay range is $18- 22/hour.

Basic Requirements

Masters-level studies in related discipline. Both current graduate students and recently graduated candidates will be considered. Strong writing skills that are tailored for a policy audience.

Additional Requirements

Academic or professional experience that is mission aligned is desired. Journalism experience a plus. Demonstrated ability to distill quantitative and experimental research for various audiences. Proven ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Must be able to complete assignments working independently and with a minimal amount of supervision.

This is a temporary, non-residential appointment for three months with the possibility of renewal.

Please send resume and cover letter to Anisha Asundi at Anisha_Asundi@hks.harvard.edu.