CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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Organization: Russell Sage Foundation
Summer Institute in Computational Social Science
Description: The Russell Sage Foundation will sponsor the third Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, at Princeton University from June 16-29, 2019. The two-week institute will introduce Ph.D. students and early-career faculty in the social and data sciences (broadly conceived) to computational social science-the use of digital-age data sources and methods to conduct social research. The program will highlight issues about access, privacy, and confidentiality that are raised by the emergence of computational data and methods. Participation is restricted to Ph.D. students, postdoctoral researchers, and untenured faculty within 7 years of the Ph.D. Most participant costs, including housing, meals, and travel will be covered.

Detailed information about the summer institute and applying can be found here: https://www.russellsage.org/summer-institutes.

Questions should be directed to Chris Bail at rsfcompsocsci@gmail.com.
Contact: James Wilson
Post date: 2018-12-13 01:40:06 PM | #685 | Report an Issue

Organization: Russell Sage Foundation
Summer Institute in Social Science Genomics
Description: The Russell Sage Foundation will sponsor the third Summer Institute in Social-Science Genomics from June 9-21, 2019 in Santa Barbara, CA. This two-week workshop will introduce participants in the social sciences and other disciplines to the methods of social-science genomics-the analysis of genomic data in social science research. The program will include the interpretation and estimation of different concepts such heritability; the biology of genetic inheritance, gene expression, and epigenetics; polygenic scores; as well as applications of genomic data in the social sciences. Participation is restricted to Ph.D. students, postdoctoral researchers, and untenured faculty within 10 years of the Ph.D. Most participant costs, including housing, meals, and travel will be covered.

Detailed information about the summer institute and applying can be found here: https://www.russellsage.org/summer-institutes.

Questions should be directed to Dan Benjamin at RSF.Genomics.School@gmail.com.
Contact: James Wilson
Post date: 2018-12-13 01:36:28 PM | #684 | Report an Issue

Organization: Russell Sage Foundation
Summer Institute in Biological Approaches to the Social Sciences
Description: The Russell Sage Foundation, in conjunction with the JPB Foundation, is sponsoring a one-week workshop at Northwestern University, June 10-14, 2019. This workshop is a broad introduction to human biological systems and will consist of lectures, breakout sessions, and lab exercises. Attendees will 1) develop an understanding of the conceptual basis for integrating the social and biological sciences, 2) learn about the physiology of major bodily systems, and 3) gain familiarity with methods to analyze human biological processes. The target audience is post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty in the social sciences within 10 years of the PhD; applications from advanced doctoral students will also be considered. Most participant costs, including housing, meals, and travel will be covered.

Detailed information about the summer institute and applying can be found here: https://www.russellsage.org/summer-institutes.

Questions should be directed to Greg Miller at biosocial@northwestern.edu.
Contact: James Wilson
Post date: 2018-12-13 01:30:16 PM | #683 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Virginia- EdPolicyWorks | the Center on Education Policy and Workforce Competitiveness
VEST Postdoctoral Fellow
Description: EdPolicyWorks in the University of Virginia Curry School Of Education and Human Development seek highly qualified applicants for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellow position. We are particularly interested in scholars with an interest in quantitative analysis of policies related to early childhood education, K-12 teaching, and behavioral science influence on educational outcomes. We are particularly seeking applicants whose experiences and/or prior research motivates them to engage in research on inequities in education that stem from poverty, racial inequity or other emergent demographic realities in U.S. schools. Incumbents participate in research on projects led by a mentor or co-mentor. This research is typically embedded in partnerships with policymakers and practitioners in settings with disproportionate numbers of disadvantaged students. A set of current EdPolicyWorks projects are posted on project webpages http://curry.virginia.edu/research/centers/cepwc/projects.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number 0624519.

Contact: Bethany Case, Recruiter at blc8fu@virginia.edu
Post date: 2018-12-04 02:54:19 PM | #682 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Virginia
VEST Postdoctoral Fellow- CASTL
Description: The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the University of Virginia in the Curry School of Education and Human Development seeks highly qualified applicants for a two-year post-doctoral research associate position. The position is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences.

We seek applicants whose experiences and/or prior research motivates them to engage in research on inequities in education that stem from poverty, racial inequity or other emergent demographic realities in U.S. schools. The incumbent will participate in research on projects examining: efficacy of programs and practices designed to improve social and emotional learning; quality of early childhood classrooms; effective teachers and teaching; classroom practices that support diverse learners; teacher-student relationships and interactions; racial/ethnic socialization in schools; classroom practices that redress educational inequity; and project-based learning.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number 0624518.

Contact: Bethany Case, Recruiter at blc8fu@virginia.edu
Post date: 2018-12-04 02:50:08 PM | #681 | Report an Issue

Organization: Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy at Georgia College
Director of Educational Research
Description: The Director of Educational Research will be responsible for all of the Deal Center's research and evaluation activities focused on achieving and sustaining gains in third grade reading proficiency in a birth to 3rd grade continuum. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Educational Research will have a proven record of scholarship that focuses on expanding teaching and learning opportunities for infants, toddlers, or young children. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, the Director of Educational Research will design and implement research and evaluation studies; will manage contracts with external researchers engaged to provide research background, case studies, or evaluation for models in development or implementation; and will eventually supervise 3-5 other research professionals. The Director of Educational Research will seek external funding for the Deal Center's research activities.
Contact: For more information and to apply: https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/6272
Post date: 2018-11-28 12:28:14 PM | #680 | Report an Issue

Organization: Illinois State Board of Education
Chief Evaluation, Assessment and Research Officer #1636
Description: The Chief Evaluation, Assessment and Research (EAR) Officer guides the implementation of high quality, responsive and timely activities that support the evidence based practices for ESSA implementation to transform learning for all students in Illinois. This role is responsible for providing strategic direction for evaluating promising and effective programs and teaching/learning practices for improving student performance results. The Chief EAR Officer must have extensive experience leading communication, coordination and collaboration in addition to technical skills that are adaptable and flexible to meet the continuous improvement needs for internal and external stakeholders.
Contact: JHELFER@isbe.net
Post date: 2018-11-18 06:00:26 PM | #679 | Report an Issue

Organization: Center for Children and Technology EDC
Research Associate at The Center for Children and Technology, Education Development Center (New York)
Description: EDC's Center for Children and Technology is seeking a full time researcher to support two projects that explore and support the role of literacy in children's lives. One project investigates the learning connections between early literacy skills and computational thinking, and the other through supporting engagement with informational text in the context of public media resources. The position is ideal for an individual with both research expertise and practitioner experience, as well as an interest in exploring the role of technology and media to support learning and literacy. Experience working with children and proficiency in Spanish is preferred, and experienced with experimental and mixed methods research is also preferred.

The Center for Children and Technology (CCT) conducts basic, applied, causal and formative research, working in collaboration with educational, corporate, government and research institutions. CCT also designs and develops prototype software and instructional resources that support engaged, active learning.
Contact: Link to apply: https://www.candidatemanager.net/cm/p/pJobDetails.aspx?mid=YEVYF&sid=UEVD&jid=GTCXUYGTY&a=YdsMfmmX1iQ%253d
Post date: 2018-11-08 12:12:43 PM | #678 | Report an Issue

Organization: MDRC
Director K-12 and Post-Secondary Education
Description: The Director will lead two closely aligned policy areas in K-12 and post-secondary education to create or identify better real-world responses to educational needs and develop new projects, partnerships, and opportunities that are impactful across the educational spectrum. The Director will work collaboratively with deputy directors from each area to expand and revise strategic plans, which identify key contributions to the field, desired types of projects, project development strategies, and plans to communicate with the field about MDRC's work. The work includes traditional evaluations, technical assistance, systems change initiatives, and longer-term engagements with partner organizations to produce sustained program and service improvements.

Contact: https://www.imsearch.com/6711
Post date: 2018-10-22 10:20:39 AM | #676 | Report an Issue

Organization: Center for Education Policy Research
Strategic Data Project Fellowship (2019-2021)
Description: The Strategic Data Project (SDP) is an initiative of the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University. The SDP Fellowship program helps school system leaders use data and evidence in strategic decision-making to improve public education. By placing Fellows in school systems and education organizations across the United States, SDP provides a unique entry point for passionate quantitative researchers and data strategists who want to make a difference.

Join a powerful, growing community of forward-thinking data advocates and leaders in more than 20 states and 100+ education organizations.
READ MORE TO BECOME AN SDP FELLOW (2019-2021) AT: https://sdp.cepr.harvard.edu/fellowship

Contact: sdprecruitment@gse.harvard.edu
Post date: 2018-10-18 12:03:45 PM | #675 | Report an Issue

Organization: John W Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities at Stanford University
Quantitative Research Associate
Description: The John Gardner Center in the Graduate School of Education seeks a Quantitative Research Associate to be responsible for conducting quantitative research with an emphasis on policy-relevant and actionable topic areas. The Researcher will lead and contribute to descriptive, quasi-experimental, and experimental quantitative research: s/he will assist community partners in formulating research questions and conducting community driven studies resulting in policy briefs and other products (e.g., peer-reviewed articles) focused on topics related to youth development and education.
Contact: Elizabeth Munoz ecmunoz@stanford.edu
Post date: 2018-10-17 06:39:09 PM | #674 | Report an Issue

Organization: NORC at the University of Chicago
Research Analyst - Bethesda
Description: Join the Education and Child Development Department at NORC at the University of Chicago as the newest Research Analyst focusing on early childhood issues, including work that is responsive to cultural and linguistic diversity, disparities and equity issues. Based in our Bethesda office, take this opportunity to contribute to the continued success of the department during a time of strategic growth.

The analyst must have experience in conducting qualitative and/or quantitative analyses of moderate complexity and have strong writing skills. A mixed-methods analyst is also welcome.
Contact: http://careers.norc.org/cw/en-us/job/494276/research-analyst
Post date: 2018-10-17 02:05:36 PM | #673 | Report an Issue

Organization: NORC at the University of Chicago
Research Scientist - Bethesda
Description: Join the Education and Child Development Department at NORC at the University of Chicago as the newest Research Scientist focusing on early childhood issues, including work that is responsive to cultural and linguistic diversity, disparities and equity issues. Based in our Bethesda office, take this opportunity to contribute to the continued success of the department during a time of strategic growth.
Contact: http://careers.norc.org/cw/en-us/job/494277/research-scientist
Post date: 2018-10-17 02:02:44 PM | #672 | Report an Issue

Organization: NORC at the University of Chicago
Research Scientist - Chicago
Description: Join the Education and Child Development Department at NORC at the University of Chicago as the newest Research Scientist focusing on K-12 education, with an emphasis on rural education, and issues related to diversity, equity, and civic engagement. Based in our Chicago Loop office, take this opportunity to contribute to the continued success of the department during a time of strategic growth.


Contact: http://careers.norc.org/cw/en-us/job/494279/research-scientist
Post date: 2018-10-17 01:56:32 PM | #671 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Michigan Institute for Social Research
Training Workshop: Getting SMART about Adaptive Interventions in Education
Description: A four-day workshop on adaptive interventions (AIs) and sequential multiple-assignment randomized trials (SMART) in education will be held March 11-14, 2019 at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research. Education researchers interested in learning more about AIs in education and in the use of SMARTs to build high-quality AIs should apply: http://d3lab-isr.com/training/
Contact: GettingSMART@d3lab-isr.com
Post date: 2018-10-09 02:10:23 PM | #670 | Report an Issue

Organization: Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)
2019-2020 SRCD Policy Fellowship Program
Description: SRCD is seeking applicants for the 2019-2020 SRCD Policy Fellowship Program. There are two fellowship programs: federal and state. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide researchers with immersive opportunities to learn firsthand about policy development, implementation and evaluation, and to use their research skills in child development to inform public policy at either the federal or state level. All fellowships will be from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

For more information on the SRCD Federal Policy Fellowship Program, visit: https://www.srcd.org/policy-media/policy-fellowships-federal

Application deadline: December 14, 2018, 11:59 Eastern

For more information on the SRCD State Policy Fellowship Program, visit: https://www.srcd.org/policy-media/policy-fellowships-state

Letters of intent due: December 21, 2018
Contact: policyfellowships@srcd.org
Post date: 2018-10-04 04:30:38 PM | #669 | Report an Issue

Organization: George Mason University
Education Policy Faculty (Tenure-line, Open Rank)
Description: The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a full-time tenure-line faculty position in Education Policy. Mason, a Carnegie Research I Institution, is the largest university in Virginia with 38,000 students. Located in northern Virginia in the National Capital Region, Mason is in close proximity to federal agencies and a wide-range of associated non-profit professional organizations.

Responsibilities include teaching graduate-level courses in Education Policy, mentoring graduate students, engaging in research, and seeking external funding.

Required qualifications for this position include an earned doctorate in a field related to education policy, significant associated experience in university teaching, and a portfolio of policy-relevant research and scholarship. The preference is for a person at the academic rank of associate professor or professor, although advanced assistant professors with notable accomplishments and experiences related to education policy will also be considered.
Contact: Diana D'Amico (ddamico2@gmu.edu)
Post date: 2018-09-18 12:11:59 PM | #664 | Report an Issue

Organization: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Open Rank - Tenure Track/Tenure Eligible Educational Leadership
Description: The School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for up to two positions in Educational Leadership starting July 1, 2019. These are full-time, 9-month tenure-line or tenured appointments depending on rank at the time of hire.

Candidates will carry out a research program, actively pursue external funding with an emphasis on educational leadership and school improvement

Candidates will (a) develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in educational leadership and related programs delivered in face-to-face, online, and/or blended formats; (b) contribute to the ongoing development of undergraduate and graduate programs; (c) actively recruit and supervise graduate students; (d) support strategic initiatives across the School and campus; and (e) provide leadership and service at the local, state, and national levels.
Contact: Chair, Dr. Thurston Domina, tdomina@unc.edu.
Post date: 2018-09-05 05:35:59 PM | #661 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Washington
Assistant or Associate Professor of Educational Finance, Policy and Politics
Description: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, College of Education, seeks to fill a nine-month, full-time position for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Educational Finance, Policy, and Politics, with a focus on educational equity in P-12 settings. This position involves active research agendas in educational finance, as well as the intersections between finance and the politics of education, or the intersections between finance and other aspects of educational policy. This position may also involve quantitative methods and collaborating with qualitative or mixed methods scholars. In this role, the successful candidate will bring an explicit equity lens to their scholarship, with a focus on examining resource distribution, management arrangements, and other policies, especially at the state-level, that hinder or foster equitable public education for historically marginalized students.
Contact: misun@uw.edu
Post date: 2018-09-03 06:36:51 PM | #660 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Chicago Urban Labs
Research Director
Description: The University of Chicago Poverty Lab is seeking a full-time Research Director to provide scientific and intellectual leadership for the Poverty Lab. The Research Director, in partnership with senior faculty members at the University of Chicago and elsewhere, will provide scientific direction for a portfolio of applied research projects and ensure the rigor and quality of the Lab's work.
Contact: ysharon@uchicago.edu
Post date: 2018-08-09 01:42:41 PM | #652 | Report an Issue

Organization: The Duke Endowment
Program Officer Higher Education
Description: The Duke Endowment is seeking nominations and applications for a Program Officer of Higher Education. Reporting to the Director of Higher Education, Susan McConnell, the Program Officer will play an integral role in supporting the Endowment's work in Higher Education.

The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree and five to seven years of demonstrated experience working in higher education or related sector. S/he will bring strong project management and relationship management skills and will be a collegial, collaborative, and accessible team member. The ideal candidate will have a strong consultative and highly developed interpersonal and relational skills, along with significant maturity, judgment, and people management skills. Experience in, or close partnership with, philanthropic or other grantmaking entities is preferred.

TO APPLY

TDE-POHE@nonprofitprofessionals.com




Contact: TDE-POHE@nonprofitprofessionals.com
Post date: 2018-07-21 01:54:44 PM | #644 | Report an Issue

Organization: School of Education, UC Berkeley
Lecturer
Description: Lecturers-MA/Ph.D. Programs-Graduate School of Education

The Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary non-tenure track Lecturers to teach in the School. Screening of applicants begins immediately and continues as needed. Positions may be available as early as fall 2018, but applications will be accepted through July 1, 2019 to fill ongoing needs. The number of positions varies from semester to semester and may be renewed based on need and performance. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01753. For questions, please contact Uilani Hunt at lanihunt@berkeley.edu. UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.
Contact: Uilani Hunt at lanihunt@berkeley.edu
Post date: 2018-06-22 06:03:11 PM | #640 | Report an Issue

 
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