Redistricting Fellow

American Civil Liberties Union | On-site| Remote| Remote Possible 

Date Posted

01/14/21

Job Role

Analytics

Organization Type

Issue Advocacy, Nonprofit

Location

On-site, Remote, Remote Possible

New York (NY)

Salary Range

$101,000-$120,000

How to Apply

Redistricting Fellow

American Civil Liberties Union | On-site| Remote| Remote Possible 

Position Summary

You will be part of the Legal Analytics & Quantitative Research team, and work with team members across Analytics as well as stakeholders in our Legal, Political Advocacy, Digital, and Communications teams. Below is a sampling of projects you can expect to dive into:
  • Analyze Census demographic data, legislative district maps, and election results in support of advocacy and litigation related to voting rights and redistricting
  • Review, critique, and drive the direction of expert reports and testimony for litigation
  • Evaluate, acquire, and integrate new Census data products and electoral results
  • Analyze voting patterns by race and ethnicity using statistical methods such as ecological inference, to inform litigation and advocacy efforts
  • Develop quantitative research analyses and literature reviews that support ACLU litigation and advocacy
  • Conduct outlier analyses of proposed and implemented redistricting plans using simulation-based methods for analyzing partisan and racial gerrymandering

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Familiarity with modern quantitative methods for analyzing political and racial gerrymandering in legislative redistricting 
  • Experience with US Census data products 
  • Ability to quickly learn new empirical techniques and critically evaluate new quantitative scholarship on racial and political gerrymandering 
  • Ability to clearly translate technical concepts for a non-technical audience
  • Master’s or PhD in a social science (e.g. Economics, Political Science) or quantitative (e.g. computer science, applied mathematics, statistics) field, or equivalent experience in an applied setting
  • Commitment to equity within the office using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability and socio-economic circumstance
  • Commitment to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflicts
  • The ideal candidate will have a passion for the ACLU, civil liberties and civil rights, with an emphasis on voting rights and redistricting in particular

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience using statistical techniques such as ecological inference to analyze voting patterns by race and ethnicity, either in an academic or applied legal setting
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software, spatial data, or mapping software for redistricting (e.g. Maptitude)
  • Experience working with state voter files and precinct-level electoral returns
  • Familiarity with simulation modeling and outlier analysis for redistricting

We know there are excellent candidates who won’t have all of the qualifications we’ve listed above, or who have other relevant skillsets we haven’t mentioned. If that’s you, please don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

ABOUT THE ACLU

For 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.

The Department of Education has determined that employment in this position at the ACLU does not qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

The ACLU makes every effort to assure that its recruitment and employment provide all qualified persons, including persons with disabilities, with full opportunities for employment in all positions.

The ACLU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail .  If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

Date Posted

01/14/21

Job Role

Analytics

Location

On-site, Remote, Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Position Summary

You will be part of the Legal Analytics & Quantitative Research team, and work with team members across Analytics as well as stakeholders in our Legal, Political Advocacy, Digital, and Communications teams. Below is a sampling of projects you can expect to dive into:
  • Analyze Census demographic data, legislative district maps, and election results in support of advocacy and litigation related to voting rights and redistricting
  • Review, critique, and drive the direction of expert reports and testimony for litigation
  • Evaluate, acquire, and integrate new Census data products and electoral results
  • Analyze voting patterns by race and ethnicity using statistical methods such as ecological inference, to inform litigation and advocacy efforts
  • Develop quantitative research analyses and literature reviews that support ACLU litigation and advocacy
  • Conduct outlier analyses of proposed and implemented redistricting plans using simulation-based methods for analyzing partisan and racial gerrymandering

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Familiarity with modern quantitative methods for analyzing political and racial gerrymandering in legislative redistricting 
  • Experience with US Census data products 
  • Ability to quickly learn new empirical techniques and critically evaluate new quantitative scholarship on racial and political gerrymandering 
  • Ability to clearly translate technical concepts for a non-technical audience
  • Master’s or PhD in a social science (e.g. Economics, Political Science) or quantitative (e.g. computer science, applied mathematics, statistics) field, or equivalent experience in an applied setting
  • Commitment to equity within the office using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability and socio-economic circumstance
  • Commitment to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflicts
  • The ideal candidate will have a passion for the ACLU, civil liberties and civil rights, with an emphasis on voting rights and redistricting in particular

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience using statistical techniques such as ecological inference to analyze voting patterns by race and ethnicity, either in an academic or applied legal setting
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software, spatial data, or mapping software for redistricting (e.g. Maptitude)
  • Experience working with state voter files and precinct-level electoral returns
  • Familiarity with simulation modeling and outlier analysis for redistricting

We know there are excellent candidates who won’t have all of the qualifications we’ve listed above, or who have other relevant skillsets we haven’t mentioned. If that’s you, please don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

ABOUT THE ACLU

For 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.

The Department of Education has determined that employment in this position at the ACLU does not qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

The ACLU makes every effort to assure that its recruitment and employment provide all qualified persons, including persons with disabilities, with full opportunities for employment in all positions.

The ACLU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail .  If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

Date Posted

01/14/21

Job Role

Analytics

Location

On-site, Remote, Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Redistricting Fellow

American Civil Liberties Union | On-site, Remote, Remote Possible |

Position Summary

You will be part of the Legal Analytics & Quantitative Research team, and work with team members across Analytics as well as stakeholders in our Legal, Political Advocacy, Digital, and Communications teams. Below is a sampling of projects you can expect to dive into:
  • Analyze Census demographic data, legislative district maps, and election results in support of advocacy and litigation related to voting rights and redistricting
  • Review, critique, and drive the direction of expert reports and testimony for litigation
  • Evaluate, acquire, and integrate new Census data products and electoral results
  • Analyze voting patterns by race and ethnicity using statistical methods such as ecological inference, to inform litigation and advocacy efforts
  • Develop quantitative research analyses and literature reviews that support ACLU litigation and advocacy
  • Conduct outlier analyses of proposed and implemented redistricting plans using simulation-based methods for analyzing partisan and racial gerrymandering

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Familiarity with modern quantitative methods for analyzing political and racial gerrymandering in legislative redistricting 
  • Experience with US Census data products 
  • Ability to quickly learn new empirical techniques and critically evaluate new quantitative scholarship on racial and political gerrymandering 
  • Ability to clearly translate technical concepts for a non-technical audience
  • Master’s or PhD in a social science (e.g. Economics, Political Science) or quantitative (e.g. computer science, applied mathematics, statistics) field, or equivalent experience in an applied setting
  • Commitment to equity within the office using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability and socio-economic circumstance
  • Commitment to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflicts
  • The ideal candidate will have a passion for the ACLU, civil liberties and civil rights, with an emphasis on voting rights and redistricting in particular

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience using statistical techniques such as ecological inference to analyze voting patterns by race and ethnicity, either in an academic or applied legal setting
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software, spatial data, or mapping software for redistricting (e.g. Maptitude)
  • Experience working with state voter files and precinct-level electoral returns
  • Familiarity with simulation modeling and outlier analysis for redistricting

We know there are excellent candidates who won’t have all of the qualifications we’ve listed above, or who have other relevant skillsets we haven’t mentioned. If that’s you, please don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

ABOUT THE ACLU

For 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.

The Department of Education has determined that employment in this position at the ACLU does not qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

The ACLU makes every effort to assure that its recruitment and employment provide all qualified persons, including persons with disabilities, with full opportunities for employment in all positions.

The ACLU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail .  If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

Date Posted

01/14/21

Job Role

Analytics

Location

On-site, Remote, Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Redistricting Fellow

American Civil Liberties Union | On-site, Remote, Remote Possible |

Position Summary

You will be part of the Legal Analytics & Quantitative Research team, and work with team members across Analytics as well as stakeholders in our Legal, Political Advocacy, Digital, and Communications teams. Below is a sampling of projects you can expect to dive into:
  • Analyze Census demographic data, legislative district maps, and election results in support of advocacy and litigation related to voting rights and redistricting
  • Review, critique, and drive the direction of expert reports and testimony for litigation
  • Evaluate, acquire, and integrate new Census data products and electoral results
  • Analyze voting patterns by race and ethnicity using statistical methods such as ecological inference, to inform litigation and advocacy efforts
  • Develop quantitative research analyses and literature reviews that support ACLU litigation and advocacy
  • Conduct outlier analyses of proposed and implemented redistricting plans using simulation-based methods for analyzing partisan and racial gerrymandering

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Familiarity with modern quantitative methods for analyzing political and racial gerrymandering in legislative redistricting 
  • Experience with US Census data products 
  • Ability to quickly learn new empirical techniques and critically evaluate new quantitative scholarship on racial and political gerrymandering 
  • Ability to clearly translate technical concepts for a non-technical audience
  • Master’s or PhD in a social science (e.g. Economics, Political Science) or quantitative (e.g. computer science, applied mathematics, statistics) field, or equivalent experience in an applied setting
  • Commitment to equity within the office using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability and socio-economic circumstance
  • Commitment to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflicts
  • The ideal candidate will have a passion for the ACLU, civil liberties and civil rights, with an emphasis on voting rights and redistricting in particular

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience using statistical techniques such as ecological inference to analyze voting patterns by race and ethnicity, either in an academic or applied legal setting
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software, spatial data, or mapping software for redistricting (e.g. Maptitude)
  • Experience working with state voter files and precinct-level electoral returns
  • Familiarity with simulation modeling and outlier analysis for redistricting

We know there are excellent candidates who won’t have all of the qualifications we’ve listed above, or who have other relevant skillsets we haven’t mentioned. If that’s you, please don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

ABOUT THE ACLU

For 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.

The Department of Education has determined that employment in this position at the ACLU does not qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

The ACLU makes every effort to assure that its recruitment and employment provide all qualified persons, including persons with disabilities, with full opportunities for employment in all positions.

The ACLU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail .  If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.