CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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Organization: Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University
Data Strategist, Strategic Data Project Fellow
Description: The Strategic Data Project, an initiative of the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University, helps education system leaders use data and evidence in their strategic decision-making. The SDP Fellowship program provides a unique entry point for passionate quantitative researchers and data strategists who want to put their skills to work to improve public education. SDP Fellows are placed as full-time employees in school systems and education organizations in various locations across the United States where they can make a difference.
Contact: Sylvia Zelaya
Outreach Manager
sdprecruitment@gse.harvard.edu
617-495-5624
Post date: 2017-08-22 01:53:33 PM | #585 | 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: Association Of American Medical Colleges
Manager, MCAT Predictive Validity Research
Description: The AAMC is looking for a Manager of Predictive Validity Research. The manager will work closely with medical schools participating in a research collaborative to evaluate the validity of the new MCAT exam. This manager will lead research on the associations of new MCAT scores with students' performance in medical school with the goal of developing information and resources that improve admissions officers' ability to select medical students with a wide range of MCAT scores who are likely to succeed. The manager will lead the investigation of predicting different types of medical student performance. The manager will design and conduct research that addresses admissions officers' questions about predictive value of MCAT scores and the fairness of these scores in predicting performance equally well for students from different sociodemographic backgrounds.

Contact: Kaitlyn Mahoney kmahoney@aamc.org
To Apply please click on the link. https://aamc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AAMC/job/Washington/Manager--MCAT-Predictive-Validity-Research_10002697-1
Post date: 2017-08-18 09:12:35 AM | #581 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Professor - Education Policy/Educational Inequality
Description: The Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley, seeks applicants for an assistant professor (tenure track) in educational inequality. The expected start date is July 1, 2018. We are particularly interested in candidates with strong quantitative methodological skills and a focus on educational policy. The individual in this position would be concerned with underlying social, political, and school processes, maintaining a commitment to studying issues of equity and improvement in education.
Contact: How to apply. Visit http://apptrkr.com/1059992 to apply. The committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2017. The position will close on October 31, 2017.
Please contact Lani Hunt at (510) 664-9984 or lanihunt@berkeley.edu with questions.
Post date: 2017-08-17 12:30:13 PM | #580 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of California, Berkeley
Asst Professor-Education in Math, Science, or Technology, or as related to Cog Dev't
Description: The Graduate School of Education (GSE), University of California, Berkeley, seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in learning sciences with an emphasis on math, science, or technology education, as related to cognitive development.
Contact: How to apply: Visit http://apptrkr.com/1059953 to apply. The deadline date to apply is October 15, 2017. Please contact Lani Hunt at (510) 664-9984 or mailto:lanihunt@berkeley.edu with questions.
Post date: 2017-08-17 12:27:23 PM | #579 | Report an Issue

Organization: National Center for Research on Gifted Education
University Postdoctoral Fellow 1
Description: The National Center for Research on Gifted Education (http://ncrge.uconn.edu) is seeking a quantitative researcher for a Postdoctoral Fellow position. The person in this position will work with the National Center for Research on Gifted Education on a large mixed methods research study. Duties include conducting statistical analyses to answer complex research questions, documenting methods and results, and communicating those results for a variety of audiences. In addition, this position entails data management, programming, and reporting tasks. This individual will be a core team member who must be able to both learn and work independently as well as collaborate effectively with co-workers. There will be substantial opportunities to actively engage in the entire research process and to collaborate on research presentations and publications.
Contact: Betsy McCoach at betsy@uconn.edu
Del Siegle at del.siegle@uconn.edu
Post date: 2017-08-15 02:52:03 PM | #577 | Report an Issue

Organization: Washington State Institute for Public Policy
Senior Research Associate, Eduation
Description: The Senior Research Associate conducts quantitative research on public policy topics. The work includes outcome evaluations, literature reviews and meta-analysis, data and fiscal analysis, report writing, and presentations. This position will primarily work on projects related to K-12 education. The position involves consultation with state legislators and staff and other education stakeholders.
Contact: Washington State Institute for Public Policy
institute@wsipp.wa.gov
360.664.9800
To apply please visit: https://evergreen.peopleadmin.com/postings/1582
Post date: 2017-08-09 02:06:16 PM | #576 | 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 Texas Health Science Center
Associate/Full Professor; Director of Research -The Children's Learning Institute (CLI)
Description: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - The Children's Learning Institute (CLI) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. Successful candidates will have an established research program in statistics with an emphasis on methodology and interests in interdisciplinary research related to the mission of the CLI. Candidates should have an established record of publication in leading journals and success in obtaining extramural funding. This position is a 12-month position with an initial full salary package for 3 years. When grants and contracts offset salary, this package can provide protected salary coverage in later years. Continuation of this appointment is contingent upon the availability of funding, Institute needs, and satisfactory performance in the position.
Contact: joann.bonner@uth.tmc.edu
Post date: 2017-07-14 12:26:34 PM | #572 | Report an Issue

Organization: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Assistant/Associate Professor or Full Professor-The Children's Learning Institute (CLI)
Description: The University of Texas Health Science Center -The Children's Learning Institute (CLI) invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position. Successful candidates will have expertise in individual learning needs of children and adolescents. This includes researchers whose work focuses on bilingualism, bilingual literacy and language acquisition. Candidates should have an established record of methodologically rigorous research as well as success in or potential for obtaining extramural funding. This position is a 12-month position with an initial appointment of 3 years. When grants and contracts offset salary, this package can provide protected salary coverage in later years. Continuation of this appointment is contingent upon the availability of funding, Institute needs, and satisfactory performance in the position.
Contact: joann.bonner@uth.tmc.edu
Post date: 2017-07-14 12:24:28 PM | #571 | Report an Issue

Organization: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Assistant/Associate Professor or Full Professor-The Children's Learning Institute (CLI)
Description: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - Children's Learning Institute (CLI) invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position. Successful candidates will have expertise in individual learning needs of children and adolescents. This includes researchers whose work focuses on one or more of the following: special education, physical disabilities, developmental or behavioral problems, autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and learning disabilities such as dyslexia. Candidates should have an established record of methodologically rigorous research and success or potential for obtaining extramural funding. This position is a 12-month position with an initial appointment of 3 years. When grants and contracts offset salary, this package can provide protected salary coverage in later years. Continuation of this appointment is contingent upon the availability of funding, Institute needs, and satisfactory performance in the position.
Contact: joann.bonner@uth.tmc.edu
Post date: 2017-07-14 12:20:07 PM | #570 | Report an Issue

Organization: Spencer Foundation
Midcareer Grant Program - Request for Proposals
Description: The Spencer Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 award cycle of its grant program to enrich the work of academic midcareer scholars who are seven to twenty years post doctorate. This targeted program provides support for those who are interested in advancing their understanding of a compelling problem of education by acquiring new skills, substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives or methodological tools. It is not intended to encourage researchers to abandon their existing area of expertise, but rather to build on, enrich, and extend that training with the acquisition of new methodological tools and/or perspectives about a subject to which they have been deeply committed throughout their academic career.

More information: http://www.spencer.org/midcareer-grant-program
*Grants provided (up to $150,000) for the 2018-2019 academic year.
*Proposals due at 4:00 pm CDT on September 14, 2017.
*Information session held July 25, 2017 (11:00am CDT): http://bit.ly/2tipkqZ
Contact: Program Contact: Maricelle Garcia
midcareer@spencer.org
Post date: 2017-07-05 04:49:50 PM | #566 | Report an Issue

Organization: Insight Policy Research
Programmer/Analyst
Description: The essential functions of this position include developing programming code to manage and conduct statistical analyses on large and complex datasets and conducting exploratory data analytics and statistical inference based on these datasets. The Programmer/Analyst will work on data management, programming, statistical analysis, visualization, and reporting tasks within several simultaneous projects. The work will focus primarily on education topics, with the potential to explore different themes across the company. Candidates must have at least 3 to 5 years of experience in a statistical programming language such as SAS, STATA, or R for the policy research field, with some of that experience being in education research. Expertise in a general programming language such as C#, Java, Node, or Python is desired, but not essential. Candidates should have excellent attention to detail, exemplary time management skills, and a spirit of generosity. Bachelor's degree in computer science, quantitative social/life science, or related field required. Position based in Arlington, VA
Contact: Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Ph.D., Vice President, Education
Post date: 2017-07-03 01:30:15 PM | #565 | Report an Issue

Organization: Insight Policy Research
Director of Education
Description: The essential functions of this position include implementing research and evaluation and technical assistance studies, managing qualitative and qualitative data collection, contributing to proposal efforts and other business development activities, communicating with clients, and preparing final reports and briefings. This candidate will work with our Vice-President for Education in helping support and develop the vision and strategic direction of our Education division. Candidates must have a proven history working with Federal clients (though work with foundations, states, and districts are also valued). Candidates should have a minimum of six years of experience directing large-scale research studies and experience leading and writing successful proposals in response to federal solicitations. Position based in Arlington, VA.

Ph.D. in a social science field and six years' experience or Master's degree and eight years of experience.
Contact: Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Ph.D., Vice President, Education
Post date: 2017-07-03 01:23:57 PM | #564 | Report an Issue

Organization: Insight Policy Research
Senior Study Director
Description: Insight Policy Research, Inc. (Insight), a rapidly growing, dynamic, small research and evaluation organization, is seeking an experienced Senior Study Director to join our team in Arlington, VA.

The essential functions of this position include design and analysis of rigorous large scale research projects and program evaluations, working with national data sets, conducting statistical analyses, contributing to reports and proposals, supervising junior staff members and interacting with clients. The applicant should be familiar with all stages of research and analysis, planning and implementing successful studies from literature review and research design to final reports and presentations.

Ph.D. in Education, Statistics, or a Social Science and 2 years of experience or Master's degree and 5 years of experience.

Contact: Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Ph.D., Vice President, Education
Post date: 2017-07-03 01:15:55 PM | #563 | Report an Issue

Organization: Northeastern University
Assistant/Associate Research Methods Faculty Member for Doctor of Law and Policy Program
Description: The College of Professional Studies seeks a full-time non tenure-track Research Methods faculty member to teach in its Doctor of Law and Policy (DLP) Program. The DLP program is an accelerated, practice-based doctoral program designed to allow its students to investigate real-world issues that will contribute to policymaking decisions.

The DLP program involves a rigorous, interdisciplinary curriculum including both quantitative and qualitative research methods. The methods faculty position in the DLP Program will involve not only leading the research methods course sequence, but also assisting students in conducting well-designed research with practical policy applications. The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to work with DLP students, a group comprised of accomplished, high level, mid-career professionals who come from places such as education, government, nonprofit, research organizations, consulting firms, and corporations.
Contact: Kimberly Larson, J.D., Ph.D.
Director, Doctor of Law and Policy Program
Associate Teaching Professor
Post date: 2017-05-23 10:04:27 AM | #557 | Report an Issue

Organization: LEAP Innovations
Senior Director of Research and Evaluation
Description: Seeking a Sr. Dir. - Research & Eval to shape a research agenda to expand the evidence base for personalized learning (PL) teacher practices, edtech tools, school structures/policies, student outcomes. You will lead a team in developing/validating PL tools built around the LEAP Learning Framework. The tools provide teachers, school/system leaders, and funding orgs with data to support PL innovation efforts and inform PD decisions. You will coordinate efforts of internal research associates and external consulting organizations. You will work directly with team members crafting the research agendas with schools, districts, edtech companies, and other piloting orgs. You will be responsible for implementation using multiple methodologies, and collection/analysis/reporting of data gathered to improve personalized teaching and learning strategies. You will also build and manage strategic partnerships with research/academic centers, and serve as a spokesperson for key research initiatives.
Contact: Phone inquiries are not accepted. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume (including salary requirements) to Careers@leapinnovations.org. Please include the position name in the subject line of your email.
Post date: 2017-05-23 03:48:38 PM | #558 | 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

Organization: University of Virginia
Methodology, Research Assistant/Associate Professor, Non-Tenure Track
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 Human Services. Incumbent works with current faculty on extramurally funded projects focused on preventive and development promoting studies, with a central emphasis on RCT methodology. Research focuses on school-based prevention, teacher training, positive youth development, youth violence, mental health, substance use, and health disparities. In addition to aiding with current and recently completed externally funded trials, the faculty member is expected to pursue sponsored research on issues of randomized control trials. This research faculty appointment is contingent upon satisfactory performance and the availability of funding.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0620458. The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.
Contact: Nicole Robinson - UVA, Curry School Human Resources
nr7f@virginia.edu
Post date: 2017-04-13 01:56:48 PM | #550 | Report an Issue

Organization: William T. Grant Foundation
Institutional Challenge Grant
Description: The William T. Grant Foundation is excited to announce a new funding opportunity for research institutions working in partnership with youth-serving organizations in a range of systems, such as education, justice, child welfare, mental health, immigration, and workforce development. The Institutional Challenge Grant encourages research institutions to build sustained research-practice partnerships with public agencies or nonprofit organizations in order to reduce inequality in youth outcomes.

Starting in 2017, one $650,000, three-year Institutional Challenge Grant will be awarded annually to an eligible research institution that partners with a state or local agency department and division or a nonprofit organization that is open to the general public. There is the possibility of a two-year funded extension. The online application will open on June 15, 2017 and full proposals are due on September 12. You may download the application guide at http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants/institutional-challenge-grant.
Contact: http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants/institutional-challenge-grant.
Post date: 2017-03-23 11:53:58 AM | #547 | Report an Issue

Organization: ICPSR Summer Program
2017 ICPSR Summer Program Workshops and Scholarships
Description: The ICPSR Summer Program provides in-depth, hands-on training in statistical techniques and research methodologies used across the social, behavioral, and medical sciences. The ICPSR Summer Program's unique learning environment facilitates professional networking, encourages the exchange of ideas, and makes the experience of acquiring critical analytical skills enjoyable.

From May through August 2017, the Summer Program will offer more than 80 courses in cities across the US and around the world. Registration is now open for all 2017 courses. For more information, visit icpsr.umich.edu/sumprog or contact sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu or (734) 763-7400.
Contact: sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu
Post date: 2017-03-22 11:51:39 AM | #545 | Report an Issue

Organization: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
Assistant Professor of Education, Research Faculty
Description: The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for a full-time, 12-month salaried non tenure track Assistant Professor of Education, Research Faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy with an affiliation in EdPolicyWorks - The Center on Education Policy and Workforce Competitiveness. The incumbent conducts high quality research and produces 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. Incumbent works 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.
Contact: Human Resources
Post date: 2017-02-13 04:41:36 PM | #534 | Report an Issue

Organization: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
Tenured Faculty, Education Policy/Administration
Description: Tenured Faculty, Education Policy/Administration
The Department of Education Leadership, Foundations, and Policy in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks eminent scholars to fill one or more tenured associate professor or professor positions in education policy and/or administration. Rank is dependent upon qualifications. Scholars with a demonstrated record of publication and sponsored research in education policy are encouraged to apply. For one of these positions we have a preference for a scholar in higher education with demonstrated expertise in how higher education is administered, and its internal policies, as well as higher education policy at the state or federal level. Scholars with interests in K-12 education policy are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate(s) build research collaborations with scholars in related schools and disciplines at the University such as the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and/or the Economics Department in the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Contact: twk7b@virginia.edu.
Post date: 2017-01-05 07:19:57 PM | #522 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Virginia
Tenured Associate Professor/Professor of Education Policy
Description: The Department of Education Leadership, Foundations, and Policy in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks eminent scholars to fill one or more tenured associate professor or professor positions in education policy and/or administration. Rank is dependent upon qualifications. Scholars with a demonstrated record of publication and sponsored research in education policy are encouraged to apply. For one of these positions we have a preference for a scholar in higher education with demonstrated expertise in how higher education is administered, and its internal policies, as well as higher education policy at the state or federal level. Scholars with interests in K-12 education policy are also encouraged to apply.
Contact: Daphna Bassok dbassok@virginia.edu
Post date: 2016-12-29 08:50:39 AM | #521 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Missouri
IES Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship
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 view this Job Opening, visit:

https://hrprd.umsystem.edu/psp/prd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRPM.HRS_JOB_OPENING.GBL?Action=U&HRS_JOB_OPENING_ID=21788
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: 2016-12-02 02:53:52 PM | #514 | Report an Issue

Organization: USGIF
Director, Academic Programs
Description: The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is seeking qualified applicants for its Director of Academic Programs position to steward the Foundation's established collegiate Geospatial Intelligence accreditation program and support workforce development and outreach activities. The USGIF collegiate accreditation program (http://usgif.org/education/accreditation) provides quality assurance to government and industry employers that these academic programs meet internationally recognized standards and competencies, particularly those found in the Universal GEOINT Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) recently developed by USGIF for the Certified GEOINT Professional (CGP) and Universal GEOINT Professional (UGP) credentials.

The Director of Academic Programs will also foster collaborative activities via academic partnerships, STEM activities and GEOINT research and publications.

Contact: credential@usgif.org
Post date: 2016-10-21 10:30:14 PM | #503 | Report an Issue

 
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