CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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Organization: Brown University - Education Department
Professor or Associate Professor of Practice in Urban Education Policy and Strategic Management
Description: Brown University's Department of Education seeks an outstanding practitioner to serve as Professor or Associate Professor of the Practice in urban education policy and strategic management. The initial appointment will be for a one-year term, which will be renewable for subsequent terms of up to 5 years.

Review of applications will begin on May 20, 2019 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. Please apply on-line at http://apply.interfolio.com/62411. Please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Professor Kenneth Wong (kenneth_wong@brown.edu) and questions regarding the application process can be directed to Heather Johnson, Academic Department Manager (heather_johnson@brown.edu).
Document: pdf
Contact: Questions regarding the position can be directed to Professor Kenneth Wong (kenneth_wong@brown.edu).
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Heather Johnson, Academic Department Manager (heather_johnson@brown.edu).
Post date: 2019-05-17 04:47:04 PM | #740 | 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: Consortium on Chicago School Research, University of Chicago
Senior Research Analyst/Quantitative
Description: The Consortium seeks a Senior Research Analyst to conduct quantitative research that will inform policy and practice in the Chicago Public Schools. The Consortium is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in teaching and learning, elementary education, or postsecondary education and experience with mixed methods studies. A Senior Research Analyst has experience successfully conducting and completing independent quantitative research while demonstrating good communication and project administration skills. She/he will demonstrate expertise with conducting rigorous analyses of quantitative data using multivariate statistical methods and be able to communicate complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences. The Senior Research Analyst should be comfortable working on a team in a highly collaborative environment.
Contact: https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Senior-Research-Analyst--Quanitative-_JR0
Post date: 2019-04-06 04:58:48 PM | #733 | Report an Issue

Organization: Consortium on Chicago School Research, University of Chicago
Research Scientist
Description: UChicago Consortium seeks a Research Scientist to lead quantitative research and evaluation studies inform policy and practice in the Chicago Public Schools. The Consortium is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in teaching and learning, elementary education, or postsecondary education. A successful Research Scientist candidate will have a proven track record of successfully leading research projects, with a quality body of work. She/he will demonstrate expertise with advanced quantitative research methods and be able to communicate complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences. He or she will work with local educational policymakers, school administrators and practitioners, funders, and other researchers. This person should demonstrate the skills necessary to become a leader in the organization.
Contact: https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Research-Scientist_JR03357
Post date: 2019-04-06 04:54:12 PM | #732 | Report an Issue

Organization: Brown University
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Office of the President
Description: The Office of the President at Brown University is seeking a postdoctoral research associate for a one?year fellowships focused on social mobility and education. We seek fellows with interests in developing and applying their skills in rigorous empirical education policy analysis and publicly accessible writing. Applicants should have a substantive interest in higher education and/or income inequality. The fellows will receive mentorship and training from the faculty sponsors, primarily through an active research apprenticeship and collaboration. In addition, they will be part of the broader Annenberg community including faculty and students at Brown University, visiting faculty and students, and other postdoctoral fellows.

To be considered for this position please apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/61726
Contact: Marguerite Joutz (marguerite_joutz@brown.edu)
Post date: 2019-03-29 10:59:35 AM | #728 | 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: City Connects
Research Associate
Description: City Connects is an innovative and evidence-based approach to addressing the out-of-school factors that can impact students' achievement and thriving in schools. Currently implemented in over 80 schools across five states, City Connects collaborates closely with districts, schools, and partnering community agencies to connect every student to a tailored set of supports and enrichments in the school and community. City Connects, housed at Boston College, seeks a full-time Research Associate to join its evaluation team.
The responsibilities of the Research Associate are to:
? Develop and maintain large databases
? Establish and monitor data quality control procedures, from data cleaning (e.g., performing logic and range checks) to reporting, ensuring the reliability and integrity of results
? Conduct statistical analyses for evaluation and research
? Maintain detailed written documentation of all programming and data files
? Produce periodic summary reports or tables for various audiences, including school personnel
Contact: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information to Melissa Ayala, Administrative Officer for City Connects, cityconnects@bc.edu
Post date: 2019-03-05 10:42:43 AM | #717 | 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: University of Northern Colorado
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Description: We seek applications for a postdoctoral researcher to work on a three-year, NSF-funded mixed methods study investigating undergraduate geology students' scientific fieldwork experiences and the role those experiences have on academic and career decisions. The representation of women in the earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences workforce is significantly lower than that of female undergraduate students majoring in these disciplines; therefore, the study will examine how and why female and male undergraduate students who engage in science fieldwork pursue science careers. The postdoctoral research associate will work with a highly collaborative team. The primary responsibilities include:
a. Collect and analyze qualitative data related to student and faculty experiences in science field courses
b. Serve as data manager for qualitative and quantitative components of the project
c. Serve as project manager to oversee logistical aspects of the project
d. Present and publish findings from the study
e. Attend project meetings
Contact: Julie Sexton
julie.sexton@unco.edu

To apply: https://careers.unco.edu/postings/2564
Post date: 2019-02-13 01:07:38 PM | #706 | 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: Russell Sage Foundation
2020-21 Visiting Scholar Fellowships
Description: The Russell Sage Foundation's Visiting Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for select scholars in the social, economic, political and behavioral sciences to pursue their research and writing while in residence at the foundation in New York City. The foundation annually awards up to 17 residential fellowships to scholars who are at least several years beyond the Ph.D. Visiting Scholars typically work on projects related to the foundation's core programs and special initiatives. The fellowship period is September 1st through June 30th. Scholars are provided with an office at the foundation, computers, library access, supplemental salary support, and some limited research assistance. Scholars from outside NYC are provided with a partially-subsidized apartment near RSF. See http://www.russellsage.org/how-to-apply/visiting-scholars-program.

The application deadline for fellowships during the 2020-21 academic year is June 27, 2019.
Contact: James Wilson, Program Director, at programs@rsage.org
Post date: 2019-02-11 01:32:06 PM | #703 | 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

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: 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

 
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