CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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Organization: Virtual Learning Lab, University of Florida
Externship (remote work) opportunities at the Virtual Learning Lab for advanced graduate students
Description: The Virtual Learning Lab (VLL), funded by an $8.9 million IES grant and led by five of the top researchers in the field of personalized learning, is currently seeking high caliber graduate students to join the team. The VLL is offering 5 distinct remote-work research projects for the 2019/2020 academic year. The graduate student externs will:

- Gain real-world experience conducting analyses with the support of world-renowned experts on large and complex data sets
- Publish research as the first-author
- Receive up to $3,000 compensation (contingent upon eligibility to work in US)

The five research projects are:
- Mathematics Teacher Engagement with Personalized Learning
- Measurement Model Challenge
- Natural Language Processing Challenge
- Engagement Detection Challenge
- Evaluation of Treatment Effect Heterogeneity

Externs will be able to work fairly independently on their project, meeting weekly or biweekly with the principal investigator via videoconference.

Contact: vll@coe.ufl.edu
Post date: 2019-07-17 12:16:43 PM | #747 | Report an Issue

Organization: NWEA
Senior Research Scientist
Description: Who you are....

You are an experienced senior-level Research Scientist with exceptional research knowledge in K-12 education. You are equally able to be an independent contributor when needed and can thrive in a collaborative environment where communication, attention to accuracy and delivery are key to your success. As a self-directed Sr. Researcher, you have proactive problem-solving skills, an ability to dig in and complete your work, strong quantitative research skills and experience conducting advanced statistical analyses, experience with a variety of assessment types, preferably including computer adaptive testing; and strong communication and presentation skills, and a passion for learning. You understand how your work connects to educational policy.

Read the full description or follow the link for more information.
Document: pdf
Contact: https://jobs.jobvite.com/nwea/job/o4Smafwc?__jvst=CareerSite&__jvsd=nwea&__jvsc=Email
Post date: 2019-07-15 07:01:35 PM | #746 | Report an Issue

Organization: San Mateo County Office of Education
Educational Data Analyst
Description: Under the direction of the Coordinator, Early Learning Quality Improvement Initiatives, research, collect, analyze, prepare, process, interpret and report preschool to third grade data for partner schools, initiatives and programs in San Mateo County, California.

*Develop and execute early learning data collection strategies with support and guidance from the Coordinator. Provide technical support to schools and partner agency administrators, kindergarten teachers, directors and coordinators in the planning and execution of data collection strategies.
*Coordinate countywide child assessment activities, ensuring data are collected by schools and partner programs as required by specific initiatives.
*Clean, recode, and prepare data sets for use by third party evaluators (e.g., follow-up on missing data, clean, recode, merge, etc).
*Apply research methodology to monitor and evaluate the impact of education initiatives. Develop both written and graphical analyses of data.
Contact: Apply here: https://www.calopps.org/san-mateo-county-office-of-education/job-19884589
Contact dharlick@smcoe.org with questions
Post date: 2019-07-10 05:59:27 PM | #745 | Report an Issue

Organization: The University Of Delaware
Research Associate III
Description: The Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP) within the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware conducts rigorous research in education, health care, and human services. Studies of school-based educational interventions, community-driven public health efforts and efforts to improve healthcare practice are at the center of CRESPs work.
Contact: http://www.udel.edu/udjobs
Post date: 2019-07-02 02:47:33 PM | #744 | Report an Issue

Organization: California State University - East Bay
Educational Effectiveness Analyst
Description: #5658 Educational Effectiveness Analyst - Associate, Academic and Institutional Studies II



In collaboration with staff at the Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Research, the incumbent will design, conduct, and interpret data to inform institutional initiatives and student programs, with a focus on enrollment, student outcome measures, and institutional effectiveness.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university.
* Four years of professional experience conducting assessment, data analyses, and/or research in a university setting or relevant technical field experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches. The rank of Associate Professor or higher in a four-year college or university and demonstrated experience in research or special study work may be substituted for the four years of experience.

To apply for the position, please visit www.csueastbay.edu/jobs and refer to Job ID 5658.
Contact: http://www.Click2Apply.net/wr9z6n27nfq5bzp9
Post date: 2019-07-01 04:01:07 PM | #743 | Report an Issue

Organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
Manager of MCAT Validation Research
Description: The AAMC is looking for a Manager of MCAT Validation Research to work closely with medical schools in a research collaborative evaluating the predictive validity, use, fairness, and impact of the new MCAT exam in medical school admissions. Within the AAMC, the Manager is an integral member of the MCAT research team, leading research on the predictive validity of MCAT scores, and reports to the Director of MCAT research. The Manager will also lead validation research on the sound use of MCAT scores in student selection in the context of mission-based, holistic review, paying careful attention to the factors that contribute to achievement gaps and group differences in MCAT scores for students from different sociodemographic backgrounds.
Contact: https://aamc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AAMC/job/Washington/Manager--Local-Predictive-Validity-Studies--MCAT_10004239-1
Post date: 2019-06-28 12:11:03 PM | #742 | Report an Issue

Organization: William T. Grant Foundation
William T. Grant Foundation Research Grant
Description: The next deadline to apply for a William T. Grant Foundation Research Grant is August 1, 2019. Researchers may apply under one of the program's two focus areas: Improving the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth; or research to build, test, and increase understanding of approaches to reducing inequality in youth outcomes. Applicants can visit the William T. Grant website (http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants) to learn more about this opportunity.
Contact: lneier@wtgrantfdn.org
Post date: 2019-06-19 10:52:19 AM | #741 | Report an Issue

Organization: Clayton Early Learning
Data Manager
Description: General Purpose: The data manager of Educational Services maintains, coordinates and monitors all data related to educational programs and services. Responsible for the success of multiple data systems. Provides coordination of data systems and processes. Provides management, direction and leadership in data management, such as technical support and systems administration. Maintains strong relationships and communication with key partners. Ensure integrity and quality assurance standards for all departmental data. Responsible for supervising program associate and managing departmental data protocols and procedures.
Contact: sjohnson@claytonearlylearning.org
Post date: 2019-05-15 04:50:27 PM | #739 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Texas Health@Houston
Assistant Professor
Description: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track position in the Department of Pediatrics, Children's Learning Institute at McGovern Medical School.

The selected candidate will contribute to the department's mission to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health through high-level responsibilities: research, teaching, clinical service, administrative activities, and other service.

To be considered for this position please apply to requisition #1900010V at http://p.rfer.us/UTH4zF4nt.

Contact: Joshua.I.breier@uth.tmc.edu
Post date: 2019-05-06 01:55:50 PM | #738 | Report an Issue

Organization: The ASSISTments Foundation
The ASSISTments Foundation is seeking an Executive Director
Description: Cristina and Dr. Neil Heffernan are the husband and wife team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute who created ASSISTments, one of the most highly regarded education platforms in the country. This year, officials at the US Department of Education's What Works Clearinghouse declared the tool to be one of the 6 most educational interventions in the country proven to raise math scores. Based on these impressive research results and the fact that the project serves 50,000 students and is growing, WPI is spinning off a non-profit 501(c)(3), called the ASSISTments Foundation. The foundation is being launched with support from multi-million dollar investments from philanthropic foundations (The lead funder is Schmidt Futures, a foundation established by Wendy and Eric Schmidt). Therefore, the ASSISTments Foundation is looking to hire an Executive Director to help Neil and Cristina scale-up ASSISTments.

To view the full job post, please visit https://tiny.cc/afed

Contact: Please reach out to Cristina Heffernan at ch@wpi.edu.
Post date: 2019-04-25 11:25:50 AM | #736 | Report an Issue

Organization: Research Alliance for NYC Schools at New York University
Research Associate
Description: The Research Alliance for New York City Schools, an independent research center housed in the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, invites applications for a Research Associate position. The Research Associate will develop and lead research projects and contribute to ongoing studies in collaboration with education practitioners and policymakers.

The Research Alliance for New York City Schools, formed in 2008, is an important and growing part of New York City's education community. We are seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds, particularly from groups that are historically underrepresented in applied research.

Contact: Cheri Fancsali at CF94@nyu.edu or 212-998-5614
Post date: 2019-04-16 12:24:59 PM | #735 | Report an Issue

Organization: Pittsburgh Methods
Methods training, summer 2019
Description: The Pittsburgh Methods collaborative will be offering a series of workshops in June & July 2019.

Topics to be covered include:
Primer: Factor analysis & item response theory
Intro to SEM
Multilevel modeling of longitudinal data
Intro to R for social scientists
SMART designs

More info can be found at:
https://www.pittmethods.com/
Contact: Aidan Wright: aidan@pitt.edu
OR Matt Diemer; diemerm@umich.edu
Post date: 2019-04-15 03:41:57 PM | #734 | Report an Issue

Organization: Clayton Early Learning
Assessment Associate
Description: Responsible for all aspects of the assessment work related to Colorado Shines as well as additional assessment projects or fee-for-service work when needed. Assessment Associates are expected to maintain their expertise by continuous professional development and the capability of conducting reliable assessments.
Contact: sjohnson@claytonearlylearning.org
Post date: 2019-03-27 12:42:54 PM | #726 | Report an Issue

Organization: Northwestern University
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Description: The Institute for Policy Research and the Department of Statistics is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Fellowship with Dr. Larry Hedges and Dr. Elizabeth Tipton. This fellowship will be a part of a new center which focuses on the development of statistical methods for evidence-based policy. This includes research on methods for meta-analysis, replication, causal generalization, and, more generally, the design and analysis of randomized trials in social, behavioral, and education settings.

The position will include a variety of tasks, including: Conducting simulation studies to understand properties of different estimators; performing reviews of available methods (in the statistics literature) and the use of these methods (in the education and social science literatures); the development of examples of the use of new methods; writing white papers summarizing methods developments for researchers conducting evidence-based policy; and the development of new methods in these areas.

Please read the attached file for more information.
Document: pdf
Contact: Valerie Lyne (v-lyne@northwestern.edu) with subject line "Post-Doc"
Post date: 2019-03-18 04:26:39 PM | #725 | Report an Issue

Organization: Clayton Early Learning
Bilingual Data Associate
Description: POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for all aspects of the assessment work related to Colorado Shines as well as additional assessment projects or fee-for-service work when needed. Quality Rating Specialist are expected to maintain their expertise by continuous professional development and the capability of conducting reliable assessments.


Contact: sjohnson@claytonearlylearning.org
Post date: 2019-02-22 11:29:24 AM | #713 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Virginia
Five new research positions at UVA's EdPolicyWorks
Description: EdPolicyWorks is Expanding

EdPolicyWorks is a collaboration between the Curry School of Education and Human Development and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy which seeks to bring together researchers from across the University of Virginia and the State to focus on important questions of educational policy. In collaboration with policymakers and practitioners, we strive to conduct research that advances educational and economic opportunity for socioeconomically-disadvantaged individuals, from birth through the workforce.

We are looking to fill a number of research and project support positions to support our growing portfolio of large-scale projects tackling policy issues ranging from early childhood education, K-12 teacher quality, college access, and workforce supports. We are seeking talented individuals at all levels (BA, MA, & PhD) and are open to immediate or summer 2019 start dates. Come join our collaborative community of researchers.

Contact: Daphna Bassok
Post date: 2019-02-20 12:08:22 AM | #712 | Report an Issue

Organization: SRI International
Director, Research & Evaluation--College & Career Pathways
Description: SRI Education is committed to bringing rigorous research and evaluation data to bear on important decisions concerning K-12 public education. We are seeking to hire a Director, Research and Evaluation, College & Career Pathways with expertise in integrated academic and career-technical education, college and career readiness, and workforce development, to lead research and evaluation projects in our College and Career Pathways practice.
Contact: https://www.sri.com/careers
Post date: 2019-02-12 03:01:50 PM | #704 | Report an Issue

Organization: Northwestern University
Postdoctoral Fellow
Description: The Northwestern University Two-Generation Research Initiative at the Institute for Policy Research is seeking a postdoctoral research scholar with a PhD in psychology, public policy, economics, or other relevant social science discipline. We expect this position to start summer/fall 2019.

The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to work with Drs. P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Teresa Eckrich Sommer, and Terri Sabol to conduct independent analysis of quasi-experimental and experimental studies. Experience with advanced quantitative methods is preferred.

For any questions and/or to submit your application, please contact Marisa Sclafani, Project Coordinator, marisa.sclafani@northwestern.edu, (847) 467-1144.
Contact: marisa.sclafani@northwestern.edu
Post date: 2019-01-15 11:38:52 AM | #698 | Report an Issue

Organization: Clayton Early Learning
Senior Research Associate
Description: POSITION SUMMARY: Clayton Early Learning is seeking a creative and experienced individual to serve as a Senior Research Associate (SRA). This person will bring significant expertise and experience working on projects within educational research. Using rigorous qualitative and quantitative social science research methods to assess program implementation and performance, the position partners with programs to design and carry out evaluation strategies needed to identify, improve, and ultimately reach key project and organizational goals. Current projects occur within early childhood educational settings, public and private preschools, public schools within K-12, library districts, and family homes. Research and evaluation findings are shared with a range of stakeholders including program leadership, external program partners, and a national audience of educators, researchers, and policymakers.
Contact: sjohnson@claytonearlylearning.org
Post date: 2019-01-11 11:00:30 AM | #697 | Report an Issue

Organization: William T. Grant Foundation
2019 William T. Grant Scholars Application Guide
Description: The William T. Grant Foundation has just released the 2019 Scholars Program Application Guide. The new guide details our research focus areas, as well as the eligibility requirements, application procedures, submission instructions, and selection criteria for Scholars awards.
The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand researchers' expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas. The online application opens on April 30, and the deadline to submit an application is July 2, 2019, 3:00 PM EST.

You may access the application guide at http://wtgrantfoundation.org/library/uploads/2018/12/2019-Scholars-Guide.pdf

We hope that you will share this information with your colleagues. Thank you in advance.
Contact: Lenore Neier
Post date: 2019-01-10 01:41:47 PM | #696 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston
Assistant Professor -The Children's Learning Institute (CLI)
Description: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Children's Learning Institute invites applications for an Assistant rank, Non-Tenure, Research Track faculty position in our multidisciplinary institute. We seek applications from scholars who are focused on innovative elements of education research that influences practice. The appointee will serve both as CLI State Initiatives- Director of Interventions as well research faculty. We are interested in candidates whose research improves knowledge and practice in areas such as: language, literacy, mathematics, science education and special education. Candidates should have an established record of methodologically rigorous research and success or potential for obtaining extramural funding. We seek scholars whose work enables educators, families or administrators to help children achieve their full potential by improving quality learning opportunities within a broad range of formal and informal learning contexts and within age ranges from birth through grade 12.


Contact: Jo Ann Bonner - 713-500-3815 or joann.bonner@uth.tmc.edu
Post date: 2018-12-17 01:05:28 PM | #687 | Report an Issue

 
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