Social Scientist Analyst Job Opportunities - US Citizenship and Immigration Services

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeks qualified candidates to apply for our open Social Science Analyst positions. USCIS works to secure America’s promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to our customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of the immigration system.


As a Social Science Analyst assigned to USCIS headquarters in Washington, DC (Office of Policy and Strategy, Research and Evaluation Division) you would apply your knowledge and skills to answer research and evaluation questions of considerable scope and complexity.  Our analysts:


  • Provide research and evaluation that will enable sound immigration policy making
  • Improve core USCIS functions and programs through program evaluation and targeted research
  • Provide expertise in social science, demographic, and policy research and evaluation


These positions having a starting a salary of $89,033 (GS-13 step 1), with promotion potential to $136,771 (GS-14 step 10).  Successful applicants will join a growing, collegial team of research, evaluation, and policy professionals from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds.  


Please visit the following job advertisement for more information and to apply:


Applications are due no later than 9/4/2013.


Please feel free to contact me for more information.




Jason Ackleson, Ph.D.

Deputy Chief of Research & Evaluation

Office of Policy and Strategy

US Citizenship and Immigration Services / DHS

Washington, D.C. 20529