Overview

Position: The Research Associate will work independently and in collaboration with a small team of peers at RSF’s Center for Property Tax Reform to conduct original research into topics related to property assessment and taxation, local public finance, public policy, and land use. The ideal candidate will be curious, a team player, versed in a variety of qualitative and quantitative research methods, comfortable with project design and management, and able to communicate research results (in writing and other formats) to both lay and academic audiences.

Master’s Degree preferred, current graduate students with appropriate qualifications will be considered.

About Us: The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation was founded in 1925 to promote the ideas of 19th Century social reformer, Henry George. Our mission is to enhance liberty and equality of opportunity for all people through research, outreach, and community-level interventions that integrate concerns for economic, social, and environmental justice; poverty; and government-granted privileges.

Current programs include: The Center for Property Tax Reform (run jointly with the Center for the Study of Economics), the Progress of Ideas Scholarship Program, recurring research funding opportunities, and physical and digital libraries of Georgist scholarship and related works.

Location: RSF is located in Princeton, NJ. Remote work is possible for this position.

Diversity: RSF is committed to creating a world in which all people have access to sufficient resources and opportunities to flourish. We value diverse identities, experiences, and world views, and understand that this heterogeneity is critical to our efforts to create thoughtful, representative work products.

About Robert Schalkenbach Foundation

The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation (RSF) was founded in 1925 with the mission to enhance liberty and equality of opportunity for all people through research, outreach, and community-level interventions that integrate concerns for economic, social, and environmental justice; poverty; and government-granted privileges.

Today, RSF's programs include a jointly-operated independent research center (The Center for Property Tax Reform), a scholarship program supporting undergraduate and graduate students, a recurring calendar of research grant opportunities, and physical and digital libraries dedicated to scholarship and thought rooted in the ideas of 19th Century social reformer, Henry George.