Part-Time Research Assistant/Writer

Job Type

Part Time




United States


Project: The Innovations in Government Program, an initiative of the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School, is the premier academic force for recognizing and promoting excellence in the public sector and fostering innovative policy solutions to the 21st century challenges of governing. Current areas of focus include the use of data and analytics to improve the way cities work; the value of technology-enabled, UX-driven resident engagement; economic mobility; the power of effective cross-sector collaboration; and transportation mobility.

Description: The Innovations in Government program is seeking a Research Assistant and Writer to provide general research, writing, and administrative assistance on key issues in innovative governance. Specific responsibilities include conducting research and literature reviews; drafting articles and case studies; writing, compiling and editing content for web publication; and providing general assistance as needed. Other duties as required.

Skills: Strong research and writing skills required.

While much of the work can be done remotely, candidates need to live in Massachusetts and be available to come in to Cambridge for occasional meetings.

This is a paid, part-time temporary role.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to