BJA is currently seeking peer reviewers to assess grant applications in FY 2011. BJA needs reviewers with relevant expertise, from diverse backgrounds, regions and experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Expertise in law enforcement and gangs.
  • Expertise in crime prevention.
  • Expertise in adjudication.
  • Expertise in corrections, building correctional facilities, and reentry.
  • Expertise in tribal justice.
  • Expertise in education, mentoring, health care, mental health, alcohol and substance abuse, and/or human and social services.
  • Expertise in information sharing and technology.
  • Expertise in research and statistics.

Reviewers will participate remotely and will not be required to attend any in-person meetings. Participants will review and score 10-20 applications within a 2-week period. Reviewers are also required to participate in an Orientation Call before beginning their review. The purpose of the Orientation Call is to define the role and responsibilities of the peer reviewers as well as the background and purpose of the grant program being peer reviewed. Reviewers are paid $125 for each application reviewed.

┬áIf you are interested in becoming a peer reviewer, please submit an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae, including a valid e-mail address, to: Byrne.Discretionary@usdoj.gov. Please put “Peer Reviewer Candidate Resume” in the subject line.