CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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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: NWEA
Research Scientist
Description: Research Scientist


NWEA has a new opening for a Research Scientist at our downtown Portland (OR) headquarters. This is a full-time position for candidates that preferably, have 2 years of experience in educational measurement, statistics, applied statistics, or quantitative social science. NWEA offers a competitive compensation; a generous benefits package; relocation assistance; and career growth opportunities.


For further details contact : http://nwea.contacthr.com/53914165

Apply Online: http://nwea.contacthr.com/53914165
Contact: NWEA
Post date: 2017-03-22 02:22:47 PM | #546 | Report an Issue

Organization: BioBus
Director of Program Evaluation
Description: The Director of Program Evaluation is responsible for design and execution of evaluation of BioBus and BioBase programs, informs curriculum and program development, and plays a critical role in the continuing growth and development of BioBus. This person has a strong background in program evaluation, ideally with a focus on educational programs. A successful candidate will also have relevant education and/or experience in teaching and youth program development, preferably with science expertise. As a member of the senior staff, the Director of Education and Evaluation works closely with the Executive Director, Chief Scientists, Director of Development, and all teaching staff. This position is funded via a two year Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant, with continuation of the position based on performance and available funds.
Contact: Dr. Ben Dubin-Thaler, BioBus Founder and Executive Director (ben@biobus.org)
Post date: 2017-03-13 04:53:11 PM | #544 | Report an Issue

Organization: Teachers College, Columbia University
Applied Statistics Lecturer
Description: See position link here: https://careers.tc.columbia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1488991304171

Position:
Lecturer with expertise in applied statistics to teach core introductory courses to students across Teachers College. Teaching experience at the college, graduate, or K-12 levels is preferred. Experience with a wide range of statistical software is also preferred, including SPSS.

Responsibilities:
Teach 5 graduate courses per year as needed by the department. Possible courses include HUDM 4122 (Probability and Statistics for non-majors), HUDM 5122 (Applied Regression Analysis for non-majors), as well as other intermediate courses. Advise and mentor master's students in our M.S. in Applied Statistics program. Participate actively and collegially in departmental activities.
Contact: let2119+MSAS@gmail.com
Post date: 2017-03-08 11:47:58 AM | #543 | Report an Issue

Organization: Nellie Mae Education Foundation
Strategic Learning & Evaluation Associate
Description: The Strategic Learning and Evaluation Associate will report directly to the Director of Strategic Learning and Evaluation, and will provide support to the Foundation's systems for measuring impact of the Foundation's strategy and internal learning processes. The Associate must be organized, detail-oriented, adaptable and able to thrive in an innovative, complicated environment.
Contact: Nureen, NMEF-SLES@nonprofitprofessionals.com
Post date: 2017-03-05 09:23:41 PM | #542 | Report an Issue

Organization: Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy
Postdoctoral Fellow, National Center for Research in Policy and Practice
Description: We seek a postdoctoral fellow to work on major research studies under the auspices of the National Center for Research in Policy and Practice, a knowledge utilization center funded through the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education. One study is a mixed-methods, cross-case comparison of the role of research and other forms of information in four school districts. The second is a two-year comparative study of research-practice partnerships. This one-year position begins July 1, 2017 and has the possibility of extension through June 30, 2019. We seek an experienced researcher with a strong background in qualitative field methods, and mixed methods analysis; and substantive expertise in one or more of the following: the relationship between research and practice, district decision making, organizational theory, policymaking, or implementation of Common Core Standards in Mathematics. Familiarity with research-practice partnerships is desirable.


Contact: For questions, please contact Cynthia Coburn at Cynthia.coburn@northwestern.edu
Post date: 2017-03-04 10:05:15 AM | #541 | Report an Issue

Organization: Gwinnett County Public Schools
Director of Evaluation - Research and Evaluation
Description: Primary Responsibilities: In collaboration with the Director of Research, assist the Executive Director of Research and Evaluation with district evaluation and application initiatives and with the leadership of the Research and Evaluation Department for the advancement of the organization and for the achievement of the system's mission and strategic goals.

Apply online at gcpsjobs.org to posting #49251


Contact: Patrice Pendergast,
Recruitment Manager
Post date: 2017-02-28 12:53:25 PM | #540 | Report an Issue

Organization: Center for Education Policy Research, Strategic Data Project
Data Strategist / Strategic Data Project Fellow (2017-2019)
Description: Are you a quantitatively skilled problem solver in search of a job in the education sector? You should consider applying for the Strategic Data Project (SDP) Fellowship, Cohort 9 (SY 2017-19).

SDP, 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 in school systems and education organizations in various locations across the United States where they can make a difference.


Contact: Sylvia Zelaya, sdprecruitment@gse.harvard.edu
Post date: 2017-02-27 12:55:01 PM | #539 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of California
UC SILC Coordinator
Description: About SILC
The Science-based Innovation in Learning Center (SILC) is an innovative new cross-disciplinary center spanning the University of California system. The Center will provide services, training, advocacy, and research to help tackle issues associated with education and health disparity, with a particular emphasis on underrepresented populations. The ultimate goal is to provide the best educational and health outcomes for all children, regardless of their background. An initial focus is on early identification and intervention for English language learners (ELLs) at risk for learning challenges

Job Description & Responsibilities
We are seeking a SILC Coordinator to take on the challenge of developing our new center and its programs.
Contact: brainLENS@ucsf.edu
Post date: 2017-02-16 08:15:57 PM | #538 | Report an Issue

Organization: The Duke Endowment
Associate Director of Learning & Evalution
Description: The Duke Endowment is seeking nominations and applications for an Associate Director of Learning & Evaluation. Reporting to the Director of Evaluation, William Bacon, the Associate Director will play an influential role in building the Endowment's capacity and culture for continuous learning and improvement, while serving as a strategic partner to program teams in continuing to strengthen and innovate methods of evaluation and measurement across the organization.
Contact: Callie, TDE-ADLE@nonprofitprofessionals.com
Post date: 2017-02-16 02:00:03 AM | #537 | Report an Issue

Organization: Northwestern University
Research Data Analyst and Project Coordinator
Description: Northwestern University's Institute for Policy Research invites applications for a full-time Research Data Analyst and Project Coordinator specializing in quantitative data analysis and management starting May/June 2017. The position is offered jointly by the Institute for Policy Research and the School of Education and Social Policy.

The Research Data Analyst and Project Coordinator will work on two interdisciplinary research studies conducted among young children, families, and schools. First, he/she will become an active and central member of the Northwestern University Two-Generation Research Initiative (NU2Gen) which examines the implementation and effectiveness of two-generation interventions. The Research Data Analyst and Project Coordinator will also contribute to a study funded by the Institute for Education Sciences (IES) led by Dr. Terri Sabol, Assistant Professor in the School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University in collaboration with Dr. Dana McCoy (Assistant Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education).
Contact: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, writing sample, unofficial transcript, and contact information for three references to Amy Sanchez (amy.sanchez1@northwestern.edu) and Allie Cooperman (allie.cooperman@northwestern.edu).
Post date: 2017-02-15 04:55:22 PM | #536 | Report an Issue

Organization: Institute for Education Sciences
Workshop on Quasi-Experimental Designs
Description: The Institute for Education Sciences announces a new two-week training workshop on better quasi-experimental designs. This two-week workshop will expose attendees to state-of-the-art quasi-experimental methods for evaluating education interventions. It will also offer participants opportunities to conduct hands-on analyses of quasi-experimental data that we will provide. Participants in past IES Quasi-Experimental workshops without hands-on training and who now want it are encouraged to apply. The format will consist of lectures, small group discussions, individual consultations, and small group hands-on experiences.

Dates: July 31 - August 11, 2017

Location: Northwestern University at Evanston, IL
Document: pdf
Contact: http://www.ipr.northwestern.edu/workshops/annual-summer-workshops/quasi-experimental- design-and-analysis/
Post date: 2017-02-13 04:58:41 PM | #535 | 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: Nellie Mae Education Foundation
Strategic Learning and Education Associate
Description: The Learning and Evaluation Department is responsible for the organization's strategic learning and review process and overall approach to measurement and evaluation. Members of this team lead efforts to cultivate a culture of tracking and using data to support decision-making around grantmaking and operations, support program based teams in shaping and overseeing external evaluations, develop and track on an overarching organizational measurement framework, and facilitate staff and board learning.
Contact: Erica Nicole
Post date: 2017-02-06 03:00:31 AM | #533 | Report an Issue

Organization: Denver Public Schools
Senior Research Analyst
Description: # 17096
Application Link: http://tinyurl.com/zkmnotj
Department: Accountability, Research, and Evaluation
Salary Range: $63,339-$76,007

We are looking for individuals with a Master's degree in education or other related areas that include training in research methodology and statistics.

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS is the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Contact: Jennifer Mills
Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives
P: 720.423.3635
Email: Jennifer_Mills@dpsk12.org
Post date: 2017-02-04 11:08:17 AM | #532 | Report an Issue

Organization: Denver Public Schools
Senior Research Analyst, Teaching and Learning
Description: # 17693
Application Link: http://tinyurl.com/z9vf7bc
Department: Teaching and Learning
Salary Range: $63,339-$76,007

We are looking for individuals who have a Master's or advanced degree in field in which research and/or evaluation training is required (e.g., sociology, psychology (social, cognitive, education), mathematics, education, economics or other related fields). Training in advanced quantitative analysis required.

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS is the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Contact: Jennifer Mills
Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives
P: 720.423.3635
Email: Jennifer_Mills@dpsk12.org
Post date: 2017-02-04 11:00:31 AM | #531 | Report an Issue

Organization: Denver Public Schools
Senior Research Analyst, Accountability
Description: # 16525
Application Link: http://tinyurl.com/jbrt6hu
Department: Accountability, Research, and Evaluation
Salary Range: $64,843-$77,812

we are looking for individuals who have a Master's Degree in research methodology, evaluation, statistics, education or related field.

Our main focus is on our School Performance Framework.

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS is the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Contact: Jennifer Mills
Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives
P: 720.423.3635
Email: Jennifer_Mills@dpsk12.org
Post date: 2017-02-04 10:50:07 AM | #530 | Report an Issue

Organization: Denver Public Schools
Senior Analyst, Educator Effectiveness
Description: # 17882
Application Link: http://tinyurl.com/zur5s6l
Department: Accountability, Research, and Evaluation
Salary Range: $63,339-$76,007

We are looking for someone with a Master's Degree in research-based methods that includes math, statistics and computer-based analysis or his individual should have five or more years of demonstrated experience performing similar tasks.

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.
 
DPS is the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.  Learn more at dpsk12.org.
 
It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.
Contact: Jennifer Mills
Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives
P: 720.423.3635
Email: Jennifer_Mills@dpsk12.org
Post date: 2017-02-04 10:39:27 AM | #529 | Report an Issue

Organization: COASST/University of Washington
Postdoctoral Researcher
Description: The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) in the College of theEnvironment at the University of Washington is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with expertise in educational research for a two-year, 100% FTE position starting in Winter 2017. This position will be located on the main campus in Seattle, in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.

Together with collaborators at Oregon State University and Conservation International, COASST has received an NSF grant to examine recruitment to, and retention in, rigorous
citizen science programs, using COASST as a model. We are situating our study within frameworks of Activity Theory, and Community of Practice. As part of this effort, extensive
survey data have been collected from both seasoned (more than one year of participation) and novice (just signed up for a training) participants. Additional data sources include an intensive
journaling project, and focus groups. Archived data include previous surveys allowing population-level and individual tracking of participant responses over time.
Contact: Julia K. Parrish
Post date: 2017-01-24 03:13:06 PM | #527 | Report an Issue

Organization: Gibson Consulting Group, Inc
Senior Research Scientist (Principal Investigator Level)
Description: Gibson Consulting Group, Inc. a nationally recognized education consulting and research firm based in Austin, Texas, seeks to fill the position of Senior Research Scientist.

Having worked for over 250 educational organizations nationwide, Gibson works closely with school districts, state and federal educational agencies, institutions of higher education, and other educational organizations on the design, implementation, and execution of research and program evaluation projects that assess the effectiveness of educational initiatives and grant programs.

This position is for a mid-level to senior-level researcher with a strong background in quantitative research methods in education research and evaluation. This position will be responsible for conducting education research and evaluating education programs for school districts, states, regional education service centers, education research centers, foundations, federal education agencies and other public and private organizations.
Contact: bfrank@gibsonconsult.com
Post date: 2017-01-06 10:42:54 AM | #523 | 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: Henry May, Search Committee Chair, 302-831-2928 (hmay@udel.edu)
Post date: 2017-01-06 04:45:58 PM | #524 | 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: LEAP Innovations
Director of Research and Evaluation
Description: The Director will lead part of the portfolio in our research program, shaping an agenda to expand the evidence base relating personalized learning practices, tools, structures and policies to student outcomes. You will oversee the development of tools to provide schools with data to support personalized learning innovation efforts and inform PD choices. You will manage analysts and research consultants and work closely with LEAP program leads and schools, districts, edtech companies, and organizations to foster understanding and collaboration around the research agenda. You will help lead the effort around rigorous, meaningful research to improve teaching and learning strategies. You will oversee the methodology, collection, analysis, and reporting of data for portions of the LEAP program portfolio. You will build and manage strategic partnerships with nationally renowned research and academic centers, and serve as a spokesperson for LEAP Innovations' key research initiatives.
Contact: careers@leapinnovations.org
Post date: 2016-12-16 03:08:17 PM | #520 | Report an Issue

Organization: LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans
Director of Accreditation and Strategic Planning Compliance
Description: Director of Accreditation and Strategic Planning Compliance

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in New Orleans is seeking a highly motivated, skilled and organized individual for a Director of Accreditation and Strategic Planning Compliance.

Qualified applicants must have a Masters with at least 5 years of experience in an educational setting that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities. PhD with experience in outcomes measurement is preferred.

Candidates must include a cover letter, resume, and a list of potential references as a single file attachment to https://lsuh.sc/jobs/?id=1491. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2017.

LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans

Contact: Karen Eigenbrod, Analyst
Post date: 2016-12-15 11:35:26 AM | #519 | Report an Issue

Organization: ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research
ICPSR Scholarships for researchers in Education
Description: The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is offering funds to support summer training in quantitative methods and data analysis for graduate students and pre-tenure scholars in education.
Contact: sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu
Post date: 2016-12-12 11:26:28 AM | #517 | Report an Issue

Organization: Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE)
2017 CAPSEE Conference: Making the Right Investments in College
Description: Each year, more than 20 million students invest in a college education. Annual expenditures on college-tuition paid by students plus private, local, state, and federal funding-exceed $500 billion. Given these large investments, it is important to evaluate whether this spending is as productive as it could be.

Are students making investments that will improve their economic futures?

Is public funding of college efficient?

Are colleges organized so that these investments yield the highest returns?

The 2017 CAPSEE conference, on April 6-7, 2017 in Washington, DC, will address these questions as it sums up five years of research from the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, a consortium of scholars from seven universities housed and led by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University.

http://capseecenter.org/2017-capsee-conference/
Contact: Elizabeth Ganga
Post date: 2016-12-09 12:44:20 PM | #516 | 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: Department of Educational Leadership, UNC Charlotte
Assistant Professor of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation
Description: The successful candidate will teach graduate courses in educational research, statistics, and evaluation; advise graduate students and serve on thesis and doctoral dissertation committees; maintain scholarly productivity in research, publications, and presentations at professional meetings; contribute to academic program development, especially with respect to educational research and program evaluation; assist colleagues in designing, proposing, and implementing both internally and externally funded research and evaluation projects; provide service to the field and profession at local, state, and national levels; and participate in program, department, college, and university governance.
Contact: Karen Haar, Office Manager in the Department of Educational Leadership, khaar@uncc.edu

Apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/13100
Post date: 2016-11-07 11:05:06 AM | #506 | Report an Issue

Organization: Western Michigan University
Assistant Professor in Evaluation, Measurement and Research (Tenure track)
Description: Seeking candidates with a strong or emergent scholarship record and higher education teaching experience in measurement/psychometrics and quantitative analysis.

Job duties include a combination of teaching, research, advising and service. Position is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Contact: For more information about the department and EMR programs, visit our websites http://www.wmich.edu/leadership and http://www.wmich.edu/leadership/academics/emr respectively.
Post date: 2016-11-02 02:20:06 PM | #505 | 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

Organization: University of California, Irvine
Assistant or Associate Professor of Education
Description: The School of Education at the University of California, Irvine is seeking to fill a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. We invite applicants with outstanding research trajectories in the wide range of disciplines related to Education, and who come from diverse epistemological and methodological perspectives. The selected candidate will be expected to contribute to our graduate and undergraduate programs, and particularly to our Ph.D. in Education program, which offers specializations in Language, Literacy, and Technology; Educational Policy and Social Context; and Learning, Cognition and Development; and to our new undergraduate major in Education Sciences.

Applications should be submitted on line at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03737
Contact: Tammy Ho
Post date: 2016-10-19 05:15:49 PM | #502 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of California, Riverside
Cluster Hire for Design-Based Statistical Inference For Social Science and Policy Evaluation
Description: The University of California at Riverside (UCR) is implementing a major expansion of our faculty and investing in state-of-the-art research facilities to support their work. This expansion will build critical mass in 34 vital and emerging fields of scholarship, foster truly cross-disciplinary work, and further diversify the faculty at one of America's most diverse research universities.
Contact: angie.gonzalez@ucr.edu
Post date: 2016-10-18 07:07:02 PM | #501 | Report an Issue

Organization: The Research Alliance for New York City Schools
Research Junior Analyst (Technical)
Description: The Research Alliance for New York City Schools (http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/research_alliance/), an independent research center housed in the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, invites applications for a Junior Research Analyst (Technical). The Junior Research Analyst will be responsible for data processing and management functions and contributing to policy- and practice-oriented research about NYC's public schools.
Contact: ranycs-hr-group@nyu.edu
Post date: 2016-10-18 03:57:08 PM | #500 | Report an Issue

Organization: The Research Alliance for New York City Schools
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 focused on conducting quantitative research about topics that matter to New York City's public schools.

The Research Associate will develop research projects and contribute to ongoing studies in collaboration with education practitioners and policymakers. The Research Associate will work closely with senior researchers on a cohesive set of studies, with special attention to the development of two emerging research priorities: 1) examining the causes, consequences, and potential solutions to educational inequalities in NYC, and 2) representing the full educational landscape of NYC by adding charter school information to our comprehensive public school database, which covers pre-K through college.
Contact: ranycs-hr-group@nyu.edu
Post date: 2016-10-18 03:54:46 PM | #499 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of California, Irvine
Assistant Professor
Description: The University of California, Irvine is embarking on an ambitious effort to recruit faculty through the UCI High Impact Hire Initiative, which seeks to bring together clusters of faculty in research areas that are critical to the needs of the university and nation. We are recruiting faculty in education, psychology, cognitive science, sociology, and related disciplines who will work together to address a significant societal challenge: Creating opportunity for children living in poverty through effective educational interventions. Faculty hired in the Creating Opportunities cluster will work on innovative, research-based approaches to transforming the classroom learning experiences of low-income children with a focus on programs and interventions that may include the use of technology and will be targeted to support gains in foundational literacy and mathematical skills in pre-school and early elementary grades - the time when children's achievement gains are the largest.
Contact: tammy.ho@uci.edu
Post date: 2016-09-12 02:04:44 PM | #489 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Colorado - Boulder
Tenure-track position for Professor of Educational Evaluation of Programs, Policies, and Practices (Research & Evaluation Methods Program)
Description: Candidates should have an earned doctorate and primary expertise in educational evaluation. Candidates must have a solid foundation in quantitative methods but should also be capable of crafting and responding to evaluation questions that require mixed-methods in the service of client and stakeholder needs. Preference will be given to those who have education evaluation experience leading collaborative teams and obtaining external funding. Preference will also be given to candidates that have investigated the causes and effects of educational inequity, particularly those who have demonstrated the ability to use innovative methodological techniques in those investigations. Specific responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in educational evaluation and statistics, advising graduate students in the Research and Evaluation Methodology program, and taking a leadership role in projects as part of ongoing activities for the Center for Assessment, Design, Research and Evaluation (CADRE) at the K-12 and higher educational levels.

Contact: Derek.Briggs@Colorado.edu
Post date: 2016-09-07 06:39:29 PM | #487 | Report an Issue

Organization: Vanderbilt University
DIRECTOR, PEABODY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Description:
Peabody College at Vanderbilt University seeks an established researcher and collaborative leader as the next Director of the Peabody Research Institute (PRI). Peabody College of Education and Human Development is one of the highest rated schools of education and Vanderbilt University is one of the nation's top private comprehensive universities. Established in 2008, PRI conducts research aimed at improving the effectiveness of programs for children, youth, and families. Using field research, program evaluation, and meta-analysis, PRI research has addressed such aspects of child, youth, and family programs as their implementation, effectiveness, costs, dissemination, and social or political support.
Contact: Jane Gruenebaum, Vice President
Jennifer Carignan, Associate
Jon Miller, Associate
Isaacson, Miller
1300 19th Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
202-682-1504
Post date: 2016-08-24 11:01:06 AM | #484 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Texas at Austin
Tenure/Tenure-track faculty (open rank)
Description: The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position in Quantitative Methods (Open Rank). We seek to hire an exceptional scholar in the field of psychometrics with expertise in areas such as survey design, cognitive diagnostic models, advanced item response theory, dimensionality assessment, accountability and testing, generalizability theory, and equating. Applicants hired at the associate or full rank will have the opportunity to serve as the Director of the Center for Applied Psychometric Research and be awarded the Pearson Endowed Professorship in Psychometrics. As Director of the Center, you would oversee cutting edge statistical and psychometric research and evaluation services (http://www.edb.utexas.edu/UTPearson/). Successful candidates for the position must have earned a doctorate by August 2017 with strong evidence of research potential or productivity.
Contact: Dr. James E. Pustejovsky
Post date: 2016-08-03 08:00:40 PM | #481 | Report an Issue

Organization: Fulton County Schools
Program Evaluation Analyst
Description: Fulton County Schools (Atlanta, GA) is looking to hire someone who has a passion for using data to help district leaders make effective decisions about what really works in our schools. The position is for a Program Evaluation Analyst. This individuals will be working directly with our 100 schools and support them in our journey to personalized learning by designing and analyzing surveys, conducting a variety of high impact research and program evaluation activities, and analyzing student achievement and system performance data to produce recommendations and statistical reports. If you are detailed oriented, a critical thinker, and committed to utilizing data to drive decision making for the state of Georgia's largest charter system, then we want to hear from you!
Please contact Dr. Mahnaz Charania, Director of Strategic Planning & Program Evaluation at charaniam@fultonschools.org or visit our website www.fultonschools.org to apply directly.
Document: pdf
Contact: Dr. Mahnaz R. Charania - Director of Strategy and Program Evaluation
Post date: 2016-07-28 12:14:19 PM | #466 | Report an Issue

Organization: Contemporary Educational Psychology
Special Issue on Mixed Methods Research in Educational Psychology
Description: Please see the attached for a new call for papers for a special issue in "Contemporary Educational Psychology".
Document: pdf
Contact: Gwen.Marchand@unlv.edu
Post date: 2016-07-03 11:30:31 PM | #461 | Report an Issue

Organization: Florida State University
POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN READING DISABILITY AT FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
Description: We are recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow to assist with our ongoing research projects being carried out in association with the NICHD-funded Florida Learning Disabilities Research Center (www.fsuld.org). The mission of the Center is to increase our understanding of the nature and origins of learning disabilities and to apply this knowledge to improve prevention, early identification, and remediation. This is a unique, 2-year position co-funded by the FSU Foundation and the FSU College of Arts & Sciences. It primarily a research assignment but also includes a teaching assignment of 1 undergraduate course per academic year. Consequently, this position is ideal for a candidate who aspires to become a professor in a major research university.
Document: pdf
Contact: Rick Wagner at rkwagner@psy.fsu.edu.
Post date: 2016-04-07 03:21:24 PM | #452 | Report an Issue

Organization: Insight Policy Research
Quantitative Analyst/Statistician
Description: Insight Policy Research, a rapidly growing, dynamic, research and evaluation organization, is seeking a Quantitative Analyst/Statistician to join our Education practice. We are a well-established small business, having provided nationally recognized research and evaluation services to Federal, State, and private-sector clients for over 15 years. The essential functions of this position include working with senior staff in the 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.
Contact: Stéphane Baldi
sbaldi@insightpolicyresearch.com
Post date: 2016-02-17 11:38:57 AM | #447 | Report an Issue

 
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