CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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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: ERA-New Orleans & REACH
Senior Research Fellow
Description: The Education Research Alliance for New Orleans (ERA-New Orleans) and the newly formed National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) together seek a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) to lead objective and rigorous research about market-based school reforms across the nation. The position will be based, along with these two centers, within the Department of Economics at Tulane University, located in New Orleans.

The SRF will have the opportunity to lead original research and collaborate on both REACH and ERA-New Orleans studies with our team of researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and research analysts, as well as top education researchers across the nation. As part of this work, the SRF will supervise research analysts and be responsible for managing the collection, cleaning, and coding of two expansive data systems described below.

Apply here: https://jobs.tulane.edu/position/IRC15766

Application deadline: January 30, 2019
Contact: Deanna Allen: dallen10@tulane.edu
Post date: 2019-01-10 11:04:42 AM | #695 | 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: The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
Senior Research Associate
Description: The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, together with the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research (UChicago Consortium), a unit in the Urban Education Institute, invite applications for an appointment as a Senior Research Associate (SRA). The UChicago Consortium is a research-practice partnership that investigates how programs, policies, and practices are working in the Chicago Public Schools. The SRA will conduct original research consistent with the Consortium model, applying rigorous methods to answer questions of policy and practice in collaboration with educational stakeholders. The candidate will also provide guidance to other researchers at the Consortium on how to work with policymakers at both the local and national levels.


Contact: Ally Fary
Post date: 2019-01-08 05:59:31 PM | #694 | Report an Issue

Organization: Brown University
Postdoctoral Research Associates, Annenberg Institute
Description: The Annenberg Institute at Brown University is seeking postdoctoral research associates for two?year fellowships focused on education policy. We seek fellows with interests in developing and applying their skills in rigorous empirical education policy analysis and in working in research-practice partnerships at the state and district level. Applicants should have a substantive interest in school improvement and/or policies to improve educational outcomes for under-served students. 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/58857 and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, two examples of scholarly work, and contact information for three references.
Contact: For more information about the position or the application process, please contact Susanna Loeb at loeb@brown.edu.
Post date: 2019-01-04 10:54:06 AM | #693 | Report an Issue

Organization: Ounce of Prevention Fund
Research Specialist
Description:
The Research Specialist will advance the research design, methods, analysis, synthesis, and dissemination of Educare Learning Network research to answer questions of value to the Network and field: The Research Specialist will 1) conduct secondary analyses of existing Network data, 2) collaborate with senior Ounce researchers, external research partners and stakeholders, and the Ounce marketing-communications team to translate, synthesize, package, and disseminate existing and new Network research findings, and 3) serve as a lead PI or co-PI on at least one upcoming sub-study of priority problems of practice identified by Educare schools.

Contact: Amanda Stein
Post date: 2019-01-03 05:26:26 PM | #692 | Report an Issue

Organization: Ounce of Prevention Fund
Senior Program Evaluation Manager
Description: The Senior Program Evaluation Manager will report to the Director, Research & Evaluation and collaborate with senior leaders from multiple divisions to develop a coherent philosophy, plan, process, standards of evidence, and metrics for evaluation across Ounce professional development programs and direct services at varying phases of implementation and scaling. With strategic leadership from PhD-level researchers, oversee Ounce evaluation services, including evaluation design, management, implementation, analysis, and reporting, for multiple purposes and audiences, as well as supports for data utilization and routines of continuous quality improvement.



Contact: Amanda Stein
Post date: 2019-01-03 05:25:29 PM | #691 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Tübingen
W 2-Professorship for Educational Effectiveness/Educational Trajectories
Description: The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences - Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology - invites applications for the position of

W 2-Professorship for Educational Effectiveness/Educational Trajectories

The position is due to commence on April 1, 2019 or later.

The successful candidate will be employed for a limited time period of six years with a teaching load of nine hours.

This professorship is in the field of education sciences in Tübingen, with a focus on educational effectiveness/educational trajectories in school-relevant areas, and focusing in particular on one of the main fields of research at the institute (educational effectiveness/competence modeling, motivational and personality development in the school context, instructional quality, giftedness, methodology in education sciences/psychology).

In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from re-searchers outside Germany.

For further details see the attached file.
Contact: benjamin.nagengast@uni-tuebingen.de
Post date: 2018-12-20 11:58:01 AM | #690 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Tübingen
Tenure-Track Professorship for Educational Effectiveness
Description: The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at Tübingen University seeks to fill a

Tenure-Track Professorship for Educational Effectiveness

at the Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology.

The position is due to commence on April 1, 2019 or later.

The holder of this professorship will be situated within the field of research and teaching program regarding educational effectiveness, with an additional concentration in one of the main fields of research at the institute (educational effectiveness/competence modelling, motivational and personality development in the school context, instructional quality, giftedness, methodology in education sciences/psychology).

In addition, close cooperation with the members of the LEAD Graduate School & Research Network is desired.

In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.

For further details see the attached document.
Contact: benjamin.nagengast@uni-tuebingen.de
Post date: 2018-12-20 11:52:45 AM | #689 | Report an Issue

Organization: Loyola University Chicago
IES Meta-Analysis Training Institute
Description: The Meta-Analysis Training Institute is a one-week intensive workshop aimed at researchers interested in conducting IES Goal 1 meta-analyses of important educational research topics taking place from July 28 to August 3, 2019. The institute's aim is to train researchers in state-of-the-art advanced meta-analytic methods that are less commonly taught in introductory meta-analysis courses and workshops. Students will learn to craft persuasive Goal 1 research proposals in addition to advancing their Meta-Analysis skills. The Meta-Analysis Training Institute is hosted by Loyola University Chicago and funded by IES. Faculty are Dr. Terri Pigott, Loyola University Chicago; Dr. Natasha Beretvas, University of Texas at Austin; Dr. Joshua R. Polanin, American Institutes for Research; Dr. Elizabeth Tipton, Northwestern University; and Dr. Ryan Williams, American Institutes for Research. The institute is open to US citizens and permanent residents.
Contact: MATI@luc.edu.
Post date: 2018-12-17 05:29:48 PM | #688 | 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: Russell Sage Foundation
Summer Institute in Computational Social Science
Description: The Russell Sage Foundation will sponsor the third Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, at Princeton University from June 16-29, 2019. The two-week institute will introduce Ph.D. students and early-career faculty in the social and data sciences (broadly conceived) to computational social science-the use of digital-age data sources and methods to conduct social research. The program will highlight issues about access, privacy, and confidentiality that are raised by the emergence of computational data and methods. Participation is restricted to Ph.D. students, postdoctoral researchers, and untenured faculty within 7 years of the Ph.D. Most participant costs, including housing, meals, and travel will be covered.

Detailed information about the summer institute and applying can be found here: https://www.russellsage.org/summer-institutes.

Questions should be directed to Chris Bail at rsfcompsocsci@gmail.com.
Contact: James Wilson
Post date: 2018-12-13 01:40:06 PM | #685 | Report an Issue

Organization: Russell Sage Foundation
Summer Institute in Social Science Genomics
Description: The Russell Sage Foundation will sponsor the third Summer Institute in Social-Science Genomics from June 9-21, 2019 in Santa Barbara, CA. This two-week workshop will introduce participants in the social sciences and other disciplines to the methods of social-science genomics-the analysis of genomic data in social science research. The program will include the interpretation and estimation of different concepts such heritability; the biology of genetic inheritance, gene expression, and epigenetics; polygenic scores; as well as applications of genomic data in the social sciences. Participation is restricted to Ph.D. students, postdoctoral researchers, and untenured faculty within 10 years of the Ph.D. Most participant costs, including housing, meals, and travel will be covered.

Detailed information about the summer institute and applying can be found here: https://www.russellsage.org/summer-institutes.

Questions should be directed to Dan Benjamin at RSF.Genomics.School@gmail.com.
Contact: James Wilson
Post date: 2018-12-13 01:36:28 PM | #684 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Virginia- EdPolicyWorks | the Center on Education Policy and Workforce Competitiveness
VEST Postdoctoral Fellow
Description: EdPolicyWorks in the University of Virginia Curry School Of Education and Human Development seek highly qualified applicants for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellow position. We are particularly interested in scholars with an interest in quantitative analysis of policies related to early childhood education, K-12 teaching, and behavioral science influence on educational outcomes. We are particularly seeking applicants whose experiences and/or prior research motivates them to engage in research on inequities in education that stem from poverty, racial inequity or other emergent demographic realities in U.S. schools. Incumbents participate in research on projects led by a mentor or co-mentor. This research is typically embedded in partnerships with policymakers and practitioners in settings with disproportionate numbers of disadvantaged students. A set of current EdPolicyWorks projects are posted on project webpages http://curry.virginia.edu/research/centers/cepwc/projects.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number 0624519.

Contact: Bethany Case, Recruiter at blc8fu@virginia.edu
Post date: 2018-12-04 02:54:19 PM | #682 | Report an Issue

Organization: University of Virginia
VEST Postdoctoral Fellow- CASTL
Description: The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the University of Virginia in the Curry School of Education and Human Development seeks highly qualified applicants for a two-year post-doctoral research associate position. The position is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences.

We seek applicants whose experiences and/or prior research motivates them to engage in research on inequities in education that stem from poverty, racial inequity or other emergent demographic realities in U.S. schools. The incumbent will participate in research on projects examining: efficacy of programs and practices designed to improve social and emotional learning; quality of early childhood classrooms; effective teachers and teaching; classroom practices that support diverse learners; teacher-student relationships and interactions; racial/ethnic socialization in schools; classroom practices that redress educational inequity; and project-based learning.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number 0624518.

Contact: Bethany Case, Recruiter at blc8fu@virginia.edu
Post date: 2018-12-04 02:50:08 PM | #681 | Report an Issue

Organization: Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy at Georgia College
Director of Educational Research
Description: The Director of Educational Research will be responsible for all of the Deal Center's research and evaluation activities focused on achieving and sustaining gains in third grade reading proficiency in a birth to 3rd grade continuum. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Educational Research will have a proven record of scholarship that focuses on expanding teaching and learning opportunities for infants, toddlers, or young children. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, the Director of Educational Research will design and implement research and evaluation studies; will manage contracts with external researchers engaged to provide research background, case studies, or evaluation for models in development or implementation; and will eventually supervise 3-5 other research professionals. The Director of Educational Research will seek external funding for the Deal Center's research activities.
Contact: For more information and to apply: https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/6272
Post date: 2018-11-28 12:28:14 PM | #680 | Report an Issue

Organization: Illinois State Board of Education
Chief Evaluation, Assessment and Research Officer #1636
Description: The Chief Evaluation, Assessment and Research (EAR) Officer guides the implementation of high quality, responsive and timely activities that support the evidence based practices for ESSA implementation to transform learning for all students in Illinois. This role is responsible for providing strategic direction for evaluating promising and effective programs and teaching/learning practices for improving student performance results. The Chief EAR Officer must have extensive experience leading communication, coordination and collaboration in addition to technical skills that are adaptable and flexible to meet the continuous improvement needs for internal and external stakeholders.
Contact: JHELFER@isbe.net
Post date: 2018-11-18 06:00:26 PM | #679 | Report an Issue

Organization: Center for Children and Technology EDC
Research Associate at The Center for Children and Technology, Education Development Center (New York)
Description: EDC's Center for Children and Technology is seeking a full time researcher to support two projects that explore and support the role of literacy in children's lives. One project investigates the learning connections between early literacy skills and computational thinking, and the other through supporting engagement with informational text in the context of public media resources. The position is ideal for an individual with both research expertise and practitioner experience, as well as an interest in exploring the role of technology and media to support learning and literacy. Experience working with children and proficiency in Spanish is preferred, and experienced with experimental and mixed methods research is also preferred.

The Center for Children and Technology (CCT) conducts basic, applied, causal and formative research, working in collaboration with educational, corporate, government and research institutions. CCT also designs and develops prototype software and instructional resources that support engaged, active learning.
Contact: Link to apply: https://www.candidatemanager.net/cm/p/pJobDetails.aspx?mid=YEVYF&sid=UEVD&jid=GTCXUYGTY&a=YdsMfmmX1iQ%253d
Post date: 2018-11-08 12:12:43 PM | #678 | Report an Issue

Organization: Center for Education Policy Research
Strategic Data Project Fellowship (2019-2021)
Description: The Strategic Data Project (SDP) is an initiative of the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University. The SDP Fellowship program helps school system leaders use data and evidence in strategic decision-making to improve public education. By placing Fellows in school systems and education organizations across the United States, SDP provides a unique entry point for passionate quantitative researchers and data strategists who want to make a difference.

Join a powerful, growing community of forward-thinking data advocates and leaders in more than 20 states and 100+ education organizations.
READ MORE TO BECOME AN SDP FELLOW (2019-2021) AT: https://sdp.cepr.harvard.edu/fellowship

Contact: sdprecruitment@gse.harvard.edu
Post date: 2018-10-18 12:03:45 PM | #675 | 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

Organization: School of Education, UC Berkeley
Lecturer
Description: Lecturers-MA/Ph.D. Programs-Graduate School of Education

The Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary non-tenure track Lecturers to teach in the School. Screening of applicants begins immediately and continues as needed. Positions may be available as early as fall 2018, but applications will be accepted through July 1, 2019 to fill ongoing needs. The number of positions varies from semester to semester and may be renewed based on need and performance. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01753. For questions, please contact Uilani Hunt at lanihunt@berkeley.edu. UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.
Contact: Uilani Hunt at lanihunt@berkeley.edu
Post date: 2018-06-22 06:03:11 PM | #640 | Report an Issue

 
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