The Social Science Research Council is a not-for-profit organization, supporting a variety of programs that leverage social and behavioral science to address pressing societal issues around the globe. 

The Social Science Research Council is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. The Council maintains a policy of non-discrimination with all employees and applicants for employment. All aspects of employment with the Council are made on the basis of competence, skill, and qualifications, and will not be influenced in any manner by race, creed, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin/ancestry, ethnicity, age, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital or domestic partner status, medical conditions (including pregnancy and/or genetic information) or physical or mental disability, citizenship status, or any other categories prohibited by law.

The Council’s benefits program offers employees comprehensive core benefits, multiple choices of high-quality benefit plans, and the flexibility to choose optional benefits. Current benefits include:

  • Retirement savings plan, including employer contributions, as well as the opportunity for employee tax-advantaged savings;
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage, including medical, dental, and vision, life and accidental death, and disability;
  • Holiday, vacation, personal, and sick leave;
  • Employee assistance and referral program;
  • Employee tuition and student reimbursement repayment program;
  • Gym reimbursement program;
  • Multiple other employee benefits.

Current Job Openings at Social Science Research Council

African Peacebuilding Network