CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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Organization: Western Michigan University
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Description: The Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary Education (CRICPE) at Western Michigan University (WMU) is seeking a post-doctoral research associate to support the establishment of the Accelerating Systemic Change Network (ASCN). This project is funded by grants from the National Science Foundation and the Helmsley Charitable Trust. The research associate will be in a visible leadership role in the development of ASCN.

We are seeking applicants who have experience and interest in applying interdisciplinary research methods to solve important problems in STEM education and who have a strong interest in higher education policy and systemic change in higher education STEM education. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field.
Contact: Monica Liggins-Abrams
Post date: 2018-02-19 10:13:19 AM | #620 | Report an Issue

Organization: Sandra Dunangan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy at Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA
Director of Educational Research
Description: The Director of Educational Research will be responsible for all of the Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy'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 Center's research activities.
Contact: To learn more about this opportunity and to submit an application please visit:
https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/5503
Post date: 2018-02-19 08:48:48 AM | #619 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Southern California
Research Scientist (Education)
Description: The Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) at the University of Southern California has openings for Research Scientists in the field of Education at ranks equivalent to Associate Professor and Full Professor levels. CESR provides an excellent opportunity for scholars to pursue their own new and exciting areas of research within a vibrant multi-disciplinary community of social scientists.

Successful candidates for these positions will have demonstrated research excellence, as evidenced through their grant and publication record. The positions require a Ph.D. in education or applicable disciplinary field, in addition to 8+ years of post-PhD experience. The positions require excellent analytical skills, strong written and oral communication skills, considerable education expertise, experience and willingness to attract external funding, the ability to lead projects and proposals, and work as a member of multi-disciplinary teams, and a commitment to effecting change through empirical research.

Contact: Maribel Estrada at maribele@usc.edu
Post date: 2018-02-16 03:57:00 PM | #618 | Report an Issue

Organization: William T. Grant Foundation
Associate Program Officer
Description: The William T. Grant Foundation is seeking a researcher to join our staff as an Associate Program Officer. The Foundation is a national funder of high-quality research on children and youth in the United States. Our two current focus areas are: programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes and strategies to improve the use of research evidence in policies and practices that affect youth. Our research support spans various social science disciplines and across child welfare, education, juvenile justice, mental health, employment, and youth programs.

The Associate Program Officer is a member of the Foundation's Senior Program Team, which is responsible for setting program directions, developing and implementing new program initiatives, reviewing grant applications, and supporting grantee work. This is an exempt position.
Contact: jlui@wtgrantfdn.org
Post date: 2018-02-14 12:38:57 PM | #617 | Report an Issue

Organization: Human Development and Family Studies-Purdue University
Early Childhood Development and Learning Assistant/Associate Faculty Position
Description: The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) at Purdue University is searching for an Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in early childhood development and early learning (birth through 8 yrs.). Desirable areas of expertise include early literacy and other specializations in early care and education. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or comparable degree.
Contact: David Purpura, PhD, Search Committee Chair
purpura@purdue.edu
Post date: 2018-02-07 11:27:37 AM | #616 | Report an Issue

Organization: Georgia State University
Research Director
Description: The Education Policy Labs at Georgia State University in Atlanta are seeking a full-time Research Director to contribute to the scientific and intellectual leadership for the Metro Atlanta Policy Lab for Education. There are two labs, the Metro Atlanta Policy Lab for Education, "MAPLE" (a partnership between Georgia State and five Atlanta-area school districts that collectively enroll 30 percent of the public school students in Georgia) and the Career and Technical Education Policy Exchange, "CTEx" (a collaboration of researchers studying career and technical education using student level data databases from three state partners - Arkansas, Michigan and Tennessee).

The Research Director will help to manage research and project staff, provide scientific direction and ensure the quality of all work. The Research Director would also be expected to direct a portfolio of applied research projects in association with faculty members and research teams that will analyze existing policies, and design the piloting and roll-out of new policy initiatives.


Contact: Tim Sass - tsass@gsu.edu
Post date: 2018-02-06 04:27:58 PM | #615 | Report an Issue

Organization: Brown University
Research Analyst
Description: The Research Analyst will work on multiple projects with Principal Investigator (PI) Matt Kraft. The job entails close collaboration with Professor Kraft and his team on research in the economics of education and education policy. Examples of past research topics include teacher evaluation and professional growth, teacher-parent communication, school working conditions, students' social and emotional skills, and district hiring practices. For more information on Professor Kraft and his ongoing research please visit www.matthewakraft.com.

Anticipated start date of June 1 (with flexibility). Applications will be reviewed beginning on March 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

For more details and to apply follow this link:
https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/staff-careers-brown/job/Barus-Building/Research-Analyst_REQ142224
Contact: Matthew Kraft; mkraft@brown.edu
Post date: 2018-02-05 09:35:59 PM | #613 | Report an Issue

Organization: Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy at Georgia College, Milledgeville, Georgia
Director of Literacy Research
Description: The Director of Literacy Research will lead the Center's research and evaluation team. The Center is charged with conducting ongoing research and evaluation in Georgia to identify and promote effective practices to increase early language and literacy and reading on grade level by the end of third grade. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, the Director of 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 Research will collaborate with SDDCELL colleagues, university faculty, state agency administrators, school system administrators, and non-profits to plan and conduct research studies. The Director of Research will seek external funding for the Center's research activities.
Contact: To learn more about this opportunity and to submit an application please visit:
https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/5379
Post date: 2018-01-31 11:11:03 AM | #610 | Report an Issue

Organization: Virginia Commonwealth University
Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development
Description: The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education (SOE) seeks applications for the position of Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development with a start date of July 1, 2018. This is a 12-month administrative faculty position. At VCU, we believe different
perspectives and expertise enhance possibilities and solutions. This philosophy drives our recruitment process, so we welcome applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, who
will contribute to an already diverse community of faculty, staff, and students.
Contact: Colleen A. Thoma, Ph.D., FAAIDD
Search Committee Chair
Professor & Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies
School of Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
1015 W. Main Street, Box 842020
Oliver Hall, Room 2090B
Richmond, VA 23284-2020
Office: 804-828-1332
Email: cathoma@vcu.edu
Post date: 2018-01-31 03:33:04 PM | #612 | Report an Issue

Organization: Strategic Data Project, Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University
Data Strategist / Strategic Data Project Fellowship 2018
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.

Contact: Sylvia Zelaya
Outreach Manager
sdprecruitment@gse.harvard.edu
Post date: 2018-01-31 02:11:06 PM | #611 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Chicago Urban Labs
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Description: The University of Chicago Poverty Lab is seeking a full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow to build and lead a portfolio of applied research projects in association with faculty members and research teams focused on housing instability and workforce development in urban areas. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will be responsible for contributing to the scientific content of research proposals and will have the opportunity to author or co-author scientific articles. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will assist the Executive Director and other staff in dissemination and policymaker outreach activities, and will oversee the work of other research staff.

The Post-Doctoral Fellow will report to Poverty Lab Scientific Director Kelly Hallberg and work collaboratively with Marianne Bertrand, other researchers, staff and partner agencies. The term of this position is 12 months, with the possibility of renewal for up to 24 additional months.
Contact: To Apply:
Submit resume, cover letter, writing sample, and transcripts to https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External, requisition JR00178. Finalists for this position may be required to present on a research project as part of the interview process.
Post date: 2018-01-25 12:50:40 PM | #609 | Report an Issue

Organization: Sandhills Community College
Planning and Research Associate
Description: Sandhills Community College seeks applications for a Planning and Research Associate in the Office of Planning and Research. The Planning and Research Associate supports the planning and institutional effectiveness functions related to planning, assessment, evaluation, and accreditation. In addition, the Associate will use Informer queries to obtain data and will employ a variety of Microsoft Excel functions to create reports using raw data. The Associate is responsible for administering surveys, acquiring data, and editing institutional documents.
Contact: Human Resources
Post date: 2018-01-09 04:29:49 PM | #608 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Virginia
Research Assistant Professor
Description: The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for full-time, 12-month salaried non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor of Education positions in the Department of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy with an affiliation in EdPolicyWorks. Incumbents conduct high quality research and produce scholarship that aligns with the mission of EdPolicyWorks. The center seeks to bring together researchers from across the University of Virginia and the State to focus on important questions of educational policy and the competitiveness of labor in an era of globalization. Incumbents work with Principal Investigators and senior researchers on funded research projects and may also serve as PI or Co-PI on own research projects. Possibility of teaching based on need, load availability, and mutual agreement between successful candidate, Department Chair, and the EdPolicyWorks Director. This position is contingent upon satisfactory performance and the availability of funding.
Contact: Daphna Bassok dbassok@virginia.edu
Post date: 2018-01-05 09:56:14 AM | #607 | Report an Issue

Organization: Global TIES for Children - New York University
Applied Statistician
Description: Global TIES for Children - New York University seeks to recruit an early career Research Scientist to serve as the Center's Applied Statistician. The Applied Statistician will join a half-dozen other Ph.D. level Research Scientists and a growing group of Core Faculty who design, conduct and disseminate the results of research designed to help improve intervention effectiveness and scale for children in low-income and conflict-affected countries. The position will support the center's research projects in areas including psychometrics, causal inference, and program evaluation.

Global TIES for Children is an international research center embedded within New York University's Institute of Human Development and Social Change (IHDSC) and supported by the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute and NYU New York.
Contact: global.ties@nyu.edu
Post date: 2017-12-04 01:57:23 PM | #605 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Virginia
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Description: EdPolicyWorks in the University of Virginia Curry School of Education seek highly qualified applicants for a two-year post-doctoral research associate position. We are particularly interested in scholars with an interest in quantitative
analysis of policies to improve access to and quality of early childhood interventions in low-income communities, interventions leveraging behavioral insights intended to modify the context in which learning occurs at scale, and the effects of interventions or policies to improve teacher effectiveness.
Contact: Daphna Bassok dbassok@virginia.edu
Post date: 2017-11-26 08:52:35 PM | #604 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Virginia
Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning
Description: The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning in the University of Virginia in the Curry School of Education seeks highly qualified applicants for multiple two-year post-doctoral research associate positions. The positions are part of the VEST Postdoctoral Program, an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare research associates to engage in rigorous research in education science. 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.
Contact: Rhiannon O'Coin, HR Associate at rmo2r@virginia.edu.
Post date: 2017-11-26 08:48:19 PM | #603 | Report an Issue

Organization: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Postdoctoral Fellow in Quantitative Methods
Description: The Missouri Prevention Center (MPC) and the Department of Educational, School & Counseling Psychology (ESCP) in the College of Education at the University of Missouri is pleased to offer a Postdoctoral Fellow position to a quantitative researcher. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work with the Missouri Prevention Center on an NSF funded project on developing statistical tools for power analysis of moderator and mediator effects in multilevel randomized experiments and an IES funded project on developing user-friendly software and clear guidelines for using propensity score methods with complex survey data. Main duties will include conducting simulation, helping design the software, maintaining a website for disseminating the tools, and writing papers for publication. In addition, the fellow will be supported to conduct her/his own research, and have substantial opportunities to actively engage in the IES Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Research Training that is hosted by MPC and ESCP.
Contact: Search Committee Chair - Dr. Nianbo Dong
Educational School and Counseling Psychology
University of Missouri
16 Hill Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-2190
Phone: 573-882-1495
Email: dongn@missouri.edu
Post date: 2017-11-02 10:38:37 AM | #601 | Report an Issue

Organization: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
Assistant, Associate or Professor of Education Policy
Description: The Department of Education Leadership, Foundations, and Policy in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia (UVa) seeks scholars to fill an open rank tenure track or tenured position in education policy. Rank is contingent upon qualifications. The search is open to scholars with interests across the PK-16 continuum who share a commitment to applied quantitative research that is directly relevant to policy and practice and who are interested in working in a highly interdisciplinary environment.
Contact: http://www.Click2Apply.net/d55tkqckkkn75wnz
Post date: 2017-10-25 12:05:19 PM | #600 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Professor/Associate Professor of Education and Research
Description: Serve as an interdisciplinary leader in the College to promote and ensure scholarly and external grant productivity; leading large-scale research and evaluation projects, securing external grants, and supporting faculty's scholarly development through mentoring and consultations. The position includes 50% of time for this College-wide research leadership. Teach and advise doctoral students and undergraduate or graduate courses. Provide service to the profession; and participate in programmatic development of the College.
Must have an earned doctorate in education or a closely related discipline from an accredited university, and hold a rank of Associate or Full Professor. Must demonstrate the ability to secure external funding, an extensive record of research productivity, ability to lead research/evaluation teams, mentor doctoral students and faculty, teach at the college/university level, present at national/international conferences.

Contact: Dr. Sandra Dika, Co-Chair, Search Committee at sdika@uncc.edu.
Post date: 2017-10-25 11:26:15 AM | #599 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Missouri
IES Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellow
Description: The Missouri Prevention Center and the Department of Educational, School & Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Missouri is pleased to offer a post-doctoral position for the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Research and Training program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

The purpose of this IES Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Research Training program is to prepare education researchers to conduct high-quality, independent research that advances the knowledge base in the education sciences and addresses issues important to education leaders, policymakers and practitioners. To achieve this aim, the research and training program will provide fellows with the substantive and methodological training needed to become competent, independent education science researchers, emphasizing the skills needed to conceptualize and execute rigorous research designs and analyses that support causal inference. Specific research projects will be based upon the joint interests of the fellow and their faculty mentor(s).
Document: pdf
Contact: Search Committee Chair - Dr. Wendy Reinke
Educational School and Counseling Psychology
University of Missouri
16 Hill Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-2190
Phone: 573-882-7890
Email: reinkew@missouri.edu
Post date: 2017-10-17 12:34:12 PM | #598 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Virginia
Open Rank Tenure/Tenure-Track Education Policy Position
Description: The Department of Education Leadership, Foundations, and Policy in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia (UVa) seeks scholars to fill an open rank tenure track or tenured position in education policy. Rank is contingent upon qualifications. The search is open to scholars with interests across the PK-16 continuum who share a commitment to applied quantitative research that is directly relevant to policy and practice and who are interested in working in a highly interdisciplinary environment. This search is part of a multi-year initiative at the University of Virginia focused on educational research with implications for public policy. The Curry School and the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy co-host EdPolicyWorks, a vibrant research center that provides a home for faculty and Ph.D. students from across the University interested in education policy.

Contact: Daphna Bassok dbassok@virginia.edu
Post date: 2017-10-14 11:47:34 AM | #597 | Report an Issue

Organization: The University of Delaware
Dean Family Endowed Professor in Education
Description: The University of Delaware invites applications and nominations for the Dean Family Endowed Professor in Education who will also serve as Director of the School of Education
Contact: https://apply.interfolio.com/45838
Post date: 2017-10-12 03:02:26 PM | #595 | Report an Issue

Organization: The University of Texas at Austin
Open rank faculty position in Quantitative Methods - Psychometrics
Description: The Quantitative Methods program in the Department of Educational Psychology at The University of Texas at Austin, College of Education, is seeking applicants for an open rank position to begin August 2018.

Applicants should have a strong scholarly record in the field of psychometrics in areas such as advanced item response theory, dimensionality assessment, computer-based testing, accountability and testing, generalizability theory, equating, and program evaluation.

In addition to a strong publication record, candidates are preferred who have been successful at obtaining external funding and demonstrated excellence and commitment to teaching and mentorship at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Candidates at the associate or full professor rank are preferred although advanced assistant professors will be considered.

Contact: Andrea Melendez
Post date: 2017-09-07 09:08:31 PM | #590 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of California, Irvine
Associate Professor
Description: The School of Education at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a faculty position at the Associate Professor level in School-Based Research-Practice Partnerships and Community Engagement.
Contact: Search Committee Chair Rossella Santagata (r.santagata@uci.edu) or Director of Personnel Tammy Ho (tammy.ho@uci.edu)
Post date: 2017-08-23 12:05:23 PM | #586 | Report an Issue

Organization: Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis
SEDA Project Manager
Description: We seek a Project Manager for the Stanford Education Data Archive (SEDA) at the Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA). CEPA is a research center that unites an interdisciplinary array of nationally prominent scholars on education policy.

SEDA is an archive of education data, including 300 million standardized test scores, from every public school in the United States. Among other things, SEDA publishes annual nationally comprehensive data on student achievement and achievement gaps. SEDA data are publicly available to researchers, educators, journalist, policymakers, and parents.

The Project Manager will manage the ongoing construction and expansion of SEDA, will develop data sharing and linking agreements with other organizations, and will develop and implement a communication and dissemination strategy for SEDA. The Project Manager will work closely with Professor Sean Reardon on all aspects of the Project. The Project Manager may also collaborate with Professor Reardon and the SEDA research team on empirical research using SEDA data.
Contact: https://cepa.stanford.edu/career/seda-project-manager
Post date: 2017-08-21 11:27:12 AM | #583 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of California, Irvine
Assistant Professor, High Impact Hire
Description: The University of California, Irvine is continuing an ambitious initiative to recruit faculty through the UCI High Impact Hire program, which seeks to bring together clusters of faculty in research areas that are critical to the needs of the university and nation. We have recruited faculty in education, psychology, cognitive science, sociology, and related disciplines who are working together to address a significant societal challenge: Creating opportunity for children living in poverty through effective educational interventions. This year, we are recruiting for a faculty position in the UCI School of Education. Faculty hired in the Creating Opportunities cluster are working on innovative, research-based approaches to transform the classroom learning experiences of low-income children.

Contact: Inquiries about the position may be directed to Search Committee Chair Carol Connor (connorcm@uci.edu) or Director of Personnel Tammy Ho (tammy.ho@uci.edu).
Post date: 2017-08-21 03:31:25 PM | #584 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Delaware
Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Quantitative Methods
Description: The College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware seeks applications from experienced researchers with strong quantitative skills in advanced statistical analyses (e.g., HLM, SEM, value-added analyses, longitudinal and panel data analyses). This will be a tenure-track assistant or associate professor, fiscal-year faculty position, with specialization in Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics within the School of Education, and with joint appointment in the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP).
Contact: Dr. Henry May, Search Committee Chair, 302-831-2928 (hmay@udel.edu)
Applicants should apply through Interfolio at the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/40046
Post date: 2017-08-18 11:19:59 AM | #582 | Report an Issue

Organization: Institute for Higher Education Policy
Director of Applied Research
Description: The applied research team is looking for a thought partner to help launch our degree reclamation project, as described in the attached file. Although launching this project will be the main priority during the first 6-12 months, this person will also support the applied research team with effective project management and supervision, including responsibility for content and logistic development, management of timeline and activities, communications with project participants, and budget management.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. This position is based in Washington, D.C., and will include occasional travel. IHEP offers a comprehensive benefits package. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (no more than five pages, sections from a longer paper are fine) and apply here:
https://ihep.hiringthing.com/job/46654/director-of-applied-research
Document: pdf
Contact: institute@ihep.org
Post date: 2017-07-24 12:18:01 PM | #573 | Report an Issue

Organization: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
Research Faculty - Educational Leadership, Foundations, and Policy
Description: The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for a non-tenure track Research Faculty member in the Department of Educational Leadership, Foundations, and Policy, including a primary affiliation with the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning. Rank of Assistant or Associate Professor is dependent upon qualifications. The incumbent works with current faculty on projects focused on teaching and learning in early childhood or elementary school settings. Initial projects include supporting school districts in their implementation of preschool to third grade policies and practices and supporting a longitudinal study of children's development and learning from preschool to kindergarten.
Contact: Ted Keefe
Post date: 2017-04-21 02:46:49 PM | #552 | Report an Issue

 
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