Policy Research Analyst

San Francisco, CA +2

About the role:

Anthropic is seeking a Policy Research Analyst to join our Public Policy team. In this role, you will work at the intersection of our technical safety research and public policy engagement, helping to make our research understandable and actionable for the policy community. You will collaborate closely with our research teams to identify policy-relevant insights, develop compelling narratives, and create materials that effectively communicate our technical safety research to a policy audience.


  • Translate technical safety research into accessible formats for policymakers
  • Support the development and execution of research communication campaigns to raise awareness about our research and its implications for AI policy 
  • Partner with technical staff across the company to help shape the design of research projects
  • Collaborate with technical colleagues to dig into the details of the research and analyze experiment data
  • Develop clear project plans and project manage the research cycle end-to-end, from initial ideation to publication
  • Assist technical staff with the writing and editing of research papers
  • Draw connections between our research findings and current policy initiatives, demonstrating how technical insights can inform standards, legislation, regulation, and best practices
  • Monitor the policy landscape to identify relevant questions and emerging policy areas to help shape our research agenda
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners across the company to deliver high-quality research outputs

You may be a good fit if you:

  • Have a deep familiarity with technical AI research and its implications for the policy community and society more broadly
  • Are comfortable working with complex technical information and getting up to speed quickly in new areas
  • Possess exceptional analytical and communication skills, with the ability to distill complex technical concepts for a policy audience
  • Possess strong data visualization skills 
  • Have experience working in collaborative environments and managing multiple stakeholders with different priorities and deadlines
  • Are comfortable with ambiguity, shifting projects, and research exploration
  • Have experience in policy analysis, research communication, public affairs, or a related field

Deadline to apply: None. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

The expected salary range for this position is:

Annual Salary: $230,000—$260,000 USD