2016 Job Opportunities
Office of Postsecondary Education, Washington, DC, Education Research Analyst. The incumbent plans, develops and conducts educational research and analysis activities for the purpose of assessing and improving international and foreign language education projects and programs in the United States. Job Announcement Number OPE-2016-0025
Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC, Program Analyst. Job Announcement Number FLD-2016-0069. This position is eligible for telework.
Bureau of the Census, Data Dissemination Specialist. The successful candidates must live in the assignment area: the Detroit, MI metropolitan area; New York, NY metropolitan area; and the Seattle, WA metropolitan area. Job Announcement Number CLMSO-2016-0005.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Education, Assistant Professor in Department Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis. PVL #85959. Candidates are required to have an earned doctorate in economics or economics of education. Application must be received by May 31, 2016.
Partnership for Public Service, Senior Program Manager to lead research for the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government.
Social Security Administration, Washington, DC, Social Science Research Analyst. The employee serves as Social Science Research Analyst in the Office of Research, Demonstration, and Employment Support conducting, public policy analysis and assists in the management of projects and studies. Job number SH1630817.
Vanderbilt University, Peabody College, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Education Policy and Leadership, to work on two externally funded research projects in 2016-17. The projects include the National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools and The Instructional Program Partnership (IPI) an IES funded randomized evaluation of a state partnership program focused on teacher collaboration, evaluation, and instructional improvement. Review of applications will begin Feb. 22, 2016.
Mathematica Policy Research, Human Services Research Analyst Position. The social policy and research firm headquartered in Princeton, NJ is interested in recruiting spring 2016 graduate students for a Human Services Policy Analyst position open in: Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA; Oakland, CA; Chicago, IL locations.
2015 Job Opportunities
University of Texas at Austin, Two positions: Postdoc Research Associate; Research Analyst. Looking for candidates with very strong statistical skills at a new center, the Interdisciplinary Collaborative on Development in Context.
University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, Assistant or Associate Professor of Education. The successful candidate teaches courses related to educational psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, education sciences, and cognitive science applied to education. Candidate screening begins Jan. 4, 2016 and remains open until filled.
Kresge Foundation, Detroit, Program Officer Education Program. Cover letter and resume due by January 15, 2016.
Stanford University, Educational Opportunity Monitoring Project, Full-time Data Analyst. The Manager/Analyst will assist in 1) cleaning, harmonizing, and assembling the data sets that make up the Archive; 2) performing statistical procedures and analyses to construct data files containing derived statistics from the raw data; 3) writing and documenting statistical code to perform these analyses; 4) writing technical documentation and manuals for users of the data; and 5) performing statistical analyses for reports and research papers using the Archive’s data.
Nellie May Education Foundation, Boston, MA, Research Associate. As an integral member of the research team and reporting to the Director of Research, the Research Associate will provide support to the Foundation’s internal learning process, and its knowledge of and ability to contribute to needed research in the field. S/he will support the Foundation’s strategy and agenda by enhancing the depth and breadth of its relevant knowledge of high quality academic and practice-based research in the Foundation’s focus areas. Specifically, s/he will develop cross-cutting research projects that move forward the vision of the Foundation; help conceptualize and implement internal and external Foundation research projects; assist in development and implementation of the Foundation’s long-term research agenda; and lead internal research in key areas of interest to inform the Foundation’s strategy and grant making.
Division of Hospital Medicine, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Sr. Biostatistician to lead analytic team for a Department of Defense-funded study of LGBT military service members and an NICHD-funded study to develop a measure of minority stress constructs for sexual minority youth. Experience with multilevel modeling, item response theory and/or social network analysis methods highly desirable.
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES) at the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), Washington, DC. Policy Analyst focusing on developing and advocating for policies that improve access to and completion of postsecondary credentials among low-income adults. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
The National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools, Vanderbilt University, Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations, Research Associate with focus on studying program and policy implementation. Job number 1508396.
UC-Irvine, School of Education, Postdoctoral Scholar for Baby Books Project. Looking for a postdoctoral scholar/project manager to work with PI’s Dr. Stephanie Reich (UCI) and Dr. Natasha Cabrera (University of Maryland) on a 5-year NICHD-funded family intervention targeting low-income, 2-parent families in Southern California and Washington DC. A background in infant/child behavioral development is highly desirable. Experience with project management and intervention science methods are appreciated as well as training in data management and statistics. Moreover, as this project involves English and Spanish speaking families, fluency in Spanish is required. Apply by September 21, 2015 to ensure full consideration.
Educational Policy Institute, a research and evaluation firm in Virginia Beach, VA, dedicated to the study of issues related to the expansion of quality educational opportunities. Research Assistant to engage in all aspects of research and evaluation and collaborate with other staff.
Carnegie Mellon University, Human Computer Interaction Institute, Postdoctoral Associate. The Learning Media Design Center in the Human Computer Interaction Institute has a postdoctoral scholar position open for a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded project to work in close collaboration with Digital Promise, and a regional group of school district leaders, teachers, and technology partners to develop assessment and feedback methods that improve educational technology product pilots with stakeholders. Open until filled.
Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS), Colorado Springs, CO, Research Scientist; Science Educator. BSCS is a non-profit educational reform organization that develops, studies, and disseminates innovative approaches to science education. Immediate openings. Open until filled.
Administration for Children and Families, Washington, DC, Statistician, HHS-ACF-DE-15-1494680. Partial description: Lead and/or assist with the analyses and interpretation of data from research and other reports and statistics obtained from multiple sources such as the Adoption and Foster Case Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS), Bureau of the Census, National Center for Health Statistics and other administrative and survey sources.
Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, Social Science Analyst, HHS-ACF-DE-15-1485536. Partial description: Develop and conduct program and policy analyses to identify and understand the needs of the Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS) Programs.
Department of Labor, Washington, DC, Workforce Development Specialist, DE-15-ETA-OJC-026. Partical description: In coordination with the team leader and division chief, develops and/or manages national initiatives and partnerships, particularly those designated to provide support to academic programs and assessments including high school, high school equivalency, English-as-a-Second-Language, and remedial education, as well as technology-based training initiatives.
Department of State, Washington, DC, Education Program Specialist, FSI-2015-0078.
Institute of Education Sciences, Washington, DC, Education Research Analyst, IES-1730-12.
Empirical Education, a Silicon Valley-based research company that provides tools and services to help K-12 school systems make evidence-based decisions about the effectiveness of their programs, policies, and personnel. Research Associate (scroll to second job listing on page).
Columbia University, Teachers College, The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at the Institute on Education and the Economy, Two Quantitative Research Associate (Post-Doc) Positions to co-lead projects focused on the success of community college students (see second and third listing on linked page). Open until filled.
University of Colorado Boulder, School of Education, Post-Doctoral Researcher for a study of research use by school and district central office leaders. PI William R. Penuel, co-PIs Cynthia Coburn and James P. Spillane. Postion begins September 2015 for up to two years, pending funding approval.
Northwestern University, School of Education and Social Policy, Postdoctoral Fellow to work on a project funded by the William T. Grant Foundaton on research use and policymaking at the district level. This one-year position begins Nov. 1, 2015 and has the possibility of extension through December 2017.
Research for Action (RFA), Philadelphia, Quantitative Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to contribute to policy and evaluation studies in urban educational settings. PhD in a relevant field such as stats, sociology, education, economics, psychology, or public policy. Send applications by August 15, 2015 or earlier.
The Ohio State University, Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy, 2-Year Postdoctoral Research Position. Assist with a large, federally-funded randomized controlled trial of literacy-focused professional development for early childhood educators. Dr. Shayne Piasta.
Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Washington, DC, Education Research Analyst. Open period: 7/6/15 - 7/24/15.
Temple University, Department of Psychology and College of Education, Two Post-doctoral Fellows for an IES-funded collaborative training grant bridging the fields of cognitive and education sciences. Beginning in summer/fall 2015. Application will be reviewed until the position is filled.
The National Center for Education Research (NCER), within the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), is recruiting new program officers! We are especially interested in applicants with content expertise in education technology or English language learners, in addition to experience in conducting education research. IES postdoctoral fellows and predoctoral fellows who have received their PhDs are encouraged to apply. To be considered for a NCER program officer position, you must apply through USAJobs. Here is a link to the job announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/391294700. Bonus: If you apply to NCER using this job announcement, you will also be considered for open positions in other IES centers and administrative offices.
Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Washington, DC, Education Program Specialist. Provides guidance and technical assistance to the States, other agencies, and local institutions in designing, improving and maintaining state and local accountability systems for secondary, postsecondary and career education. Job announcement number OCTAE-2015-0004. Open period 4/8/15 - 4/21/15.
The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR), a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, D.C., seeks a senior researcher to serve as a full-time Study Director for its projects on workforce development and postsecondary education.
Columbia University, The Heilbrunn Department of Population & Family Health, Postdoctoral Research Scientist. Doctoral degree in psychology, education, social work or related field; experience working in early childhood, preferably in Head Start; strong research skills (quantitative and/ or qualitative); experience working with diverse populations; experience working with parents in community-based settings; excellent communication and writing skills.
Research for Action (RFA), Two Quantitative Research Openings. RFA seeks to use research as the basis for the improvement of educational opportunities and outcomes for traditionally underserved students. Our work is designed to strengthen public schools and postsecondary institutions; provide research-based recommendations to policymakers, practitioners and the public at the local, state and national levels; and enrich the civic and community dialogue about public education.
WestEd, a non-profit research, development, and service agency. Research Associate to work on a range of educational research projects in the STEM subject area. This position supports research and development efforts that include designing and implementing large-scale field research requiring strong quantitative and qualitative skills. Position No. 4746.
2014 Job Opportunities
University of Memphis, Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Institute for Intelligent Systems. Assistant Professor in Statistics. Area of research: Educational statistics or highly related area. Application review began December 15, 2014 and may continue until position is filled.
Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR), Washington, DC. Study Director for projects on workforce development and postsecondary education.
University of Virginia, EdPolicyWorks in the Curry School of Education, Two IES Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions. Incumbents participate in collaborative research with Daphna Bassok, Ben Castleman and/or Jim Wyckoff on projects examining: policies to improve access to and quality of early childhood interventions in low-income communities, large-scale field experiments that leverage behavioral insights to help low-income and first-generation college-going students access and succeed in higher education; the effects of policies to improve the effectiveness of teachers and improve student outcomes. Review of applications begins December 1, 2014.
Stanford University, Center for Education Policy Analysis, 2-Year Postdoctoral Fellow. Review of applications begins January 12, 2015.
University of California, Berkeley, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society (HIFIS), Assistant Professor in Economic Disparities. Scholars who have a program of research that bears on pressing social problems including (but not limited to) the urban landscape, health disparities, labor markets, inequality, housing markets, immigration, global labor flows, gendering and marginality, or environmental inequities. Especially interested in scholars who investigate economic disparities, with a focus on spatial dimensions of economic disparities, geographies of inequity, African American communities or the African diaspora, or other underrepresented minority communities, either domestically or internationally. Deadline to submit application is November 17, 2014.
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Assistant/Associate Professor of Education Policy. Competitive candidates will have a strong foundation in the sociology of education and quantitative methods, with an active program of research that uses national, state and/or district datasets to study enduring issues of equity and improvement in education. Candidates’ research expertise should be related to social stratification and mobility in education; school-community-family relationships; institutional structures of schooling; and/or race and class and their effects on educational opportunities and outcomes. Review of applications begins immediately.
Vanderbilt University, Peabody Research Institute, full-time Research Associate. Primarily responsible for coordinating work on the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) expansion into postsecondary education that is housed at the Peabody Research Institute (PRI). The candidate may also work on one or more of the externally funded research projects at PRI related to social and educational programs for youth. Responsibilities will include managing the day-to-day operations of the WWC work, including planning and preparing reviews of studies of postsecondary interventions, assigning and supervising reviewers, conducting systematic review literature searches, and extracting data from research study reports. The candidate will work closely with principal investigators to develop WWC products, conduct statistical analysis, and will have the opportunity to contribute to the authorship of research reports and publications. Apply online at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/work-at-vanderbilt/ (click on "External Applicants" and search Job Number 1410629).
Research for Action, Philadelphia, PA. Seeking a Quantitative Researcher to contribute to policy and evaluation studies in urban educational settings through research, data analysis, and writing. The Quantitative Researcher will participate in a variety of team-based research projects across a range of content areas.
Northwestern University, School of Education and Social Policy, Tenure-track faculty appointment. Seeking a scholar who specializes in policymaking and policy implementation. Closing date November 15, 2014.
USC, Rossier School of Education, Assistant or Associate Professor of K-12 Policy and Leadership. Review of applications begins October 15, 2014.
Vanderbilt University, Department of Leadership, Policy & Organizations, 2 Faculty Positions. 1) Assistant or Associate level with a research agenda focused on organizational and institutional understanding of access, equity and stratification in education. 2) Associate or Full Professor with tenure, in international educational policy and leadership.
University of California-Irvine, School of Education, 2-Year Post-doctoral Fellowship in Human Capital Interventions in Development. Applicants from a variety of disciplines (e.g., education, sociology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, economics and public policy) are encouraged to apply. Preferred start date is July 1, 2015.
Georgetown University, Center for Research on Children in the U.S. Two Year Postdoctoral Fellowship. Ph.D. in economics, political science, psychology, public policy, statistics or related field. Position to commence September 1, 2014 or sooner.
WestEd STEM Program, Redwood City, CA. Research Associate. Position #4524. Seeking a research associate to contribute to projects that apply research on cognition and learning to develop and evaluate instructional materials, methods and technologies. PhD in cognitive science, educational psychology, measurement, statistics, or related field.
CUNY Central Office, Director of Policy Analysis - Office of Policy Research. Job ID #10748. Closing date 6/14/2014.
Johns Hopkins University, School of Education, the Everyone Graduates Center and the Talent Development Secondary program, two openings for Postdoctoral Fellows. Seeking candidates with experience conducting research on interventions that mitigate the impacts of poverty on students and secondary schools. Review of applications begins April 2, 2014.
University of Delaware, School of Education, Two Year IES Postdoctoral Fellow. Candidates must have a solid background in an education content area (e.g., literacy, math, early childhood, special education, education policy, education psychology) and an interest in cognitive science. We are particularly interested in candidates with proficiency in advanced statistics (e.g., multilevel and longitudinal modeling, structural equation modeling, item response theory).
2013 Job Opportunities
Society for Research Development (SRCD), One-Year Policy Fellowships in Washington, DC. Deadline: 15 December 2013. (Posted 11/26/13)
Development Services Group, Inc. (DSG), Bethesda, MD. Education Research Scientist Co-Principal Investigator for Dept. of Education contract reviewing evidence-based programs and practices in post-secondary education. Open until filled. (Posted 11/26/13)
Stanford University, Center for Education Policy Analysis, two IES Postdoctoral Fellowships. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2014. (Posted 11/12/13)
The Ohio State University, Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy, two-year IES Postdoctoral Fellowship. (Posted 10/23/13)
University of Michigan, Ford School of Public Policy, two-year IES-funded Education Policy Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. Applications reviewed starting Oct. 15 and will continue until the position is filled. (Posted 10/23/13)
University of California, Irvine. School of Education, two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Human Capital Interventions in Development. (Posted 10/23/13)
University of Texas at Austin, Population Research Center, NICHD-funded Postdoctoral Position. Most of the research is concentrated in four overlapping and reinforcing thematic areas: Health disparities, Educational Inequality & Opportunity, Partnership, Parenting, & Human Development, and Work and Stratification. Postdoctoral fellows must have a Ph.D. in sociology, demography, public health, family studies or a related social science discipline and be citizens, or Permanent Residents, of the United States at the time of appointment. Screening of applications will begin Jan. 28, 2013.
Education Northwest in Portland, Oregon works to improve educational results for children, youth, and adults through research, evaluation, design, and delivery of equitable, high-quality educational products and services. We are a private, nonprofit corporation that has served the Northwest region since 1966 as one of 10 federally funded regional educational laboratories. Each year we conduct almost 200 other projects under contract with federal, state, and local agencies and organizations.
- Advisor--Evaluation and Research. This position will conduct evaluation and research focused on key policy and practice priorities. Position Numbers 12-16.
- Advisor--Capacity-Building Technical Assistance. The person in this position will provide technical assistance to educational institutions seeking to improve student achievement through implementation of systematic improvement efforts. Position Numbers 13-04.
- Practice Expert--College Readiness and Early Warning Indicators. The person in this position provides leadership in developing and using research-based indicators with a focus on college readiness and early warning indicators. Helps direct analytic technical assistance activities for REL Northwest and serves as a leadership team member on related evidence use projects at Education Northwest. Helps direct the work of staff providing analytic technical assistance to policymakers and practitioners. Position Numbers 13-05.
- Associate--Technical Communications. This position has three main areas of responsibility including supporting the design of Drupal websites, designing communications for programmatic activities, and providing technical support for events/activities of a program nature. Position Numbers 13-06.
2012 Job Opportunities
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor (research-track) in prevention and intervention science at the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools. This position represents a unique opportunity for individuals wishing to join a dynamic, collaborative environment with significant supports for research productivity. The content area is open, and may include expertise in early intervention, health/mental health, school-age programs, prevention, or translational research. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact Dr. Susan Sheridan, Director CYFS at email@example.com or 402-472-6941.
MDRC, a non-profit social policy and education research organization, Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in implementation science. MDRC is seeking someone with program evaluation and implementation research skills to join a multidisciplinary team working across policy areas at MDRC. The position will focus on implementation and fidelity of evidence-based interventions for low-income families and their children, such as early childhood education or home visiting programs, as well as other interventions for youth and adults. We welcome inquiries from individuals with experience in mixed methods research on organizations and program implementation in health, education, or social services settings. Interested individuals can apply at www.mdrc.org or to the MDRC Human Resources Department, firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Cincinnati, Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership/Urban Educational Leadership. Position number: 212UC2309.
University of Texas at El Paso, Various Positions: Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education; Literacy Education (Assistant or Associate Professor);
Bilingual Education (Associate or Full Professor); Educational Leadership (Assistant Professor); Counselor Education (Assistant or Associate Professor); Clinical Mental Health Counseling Education (Assistant or Associate Professor).
University of Washington Seattle, The College of Education. Assistant or Associate Professor.
Indiana University-Bloomington, The School of Education, Director of the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy (CEEP).
University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Department of Educational Policy Studies welcomes
applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in "Political Economy and Education". The
position will begin in Fall 2013. Research and teaching interests may include the social,
political, and/or cultural dimensions of education in relation to stratification, globalization,
marketization/privatization, and/or related areas. Applications due by January 21, 2013.
OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Paris, France. One-year Fellowship. Thomas J. Alexander Fellows will typically come from research institutions, governmental agencies (e.g., research centres, ministries) or professional organisations. Ideally they will a hold a Ph.D., have experience with quantitative research methods and using large-scale surveys, and have had articles published in scientific journals. The programme encourages applicants from a variety of disciplines. Application open until midnight December 21, 2012, Paris time.
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA. Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership. Review of applications begins Oct. 1, 2012.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Department of Educational Administration. Tenure Track Assistant Professor Community Colleges/Higher Education. This position will require the successful candidate to teach on-line courses, advise students, chair dissertations, and to be productive as a researcher and active in seeking external research support. Screening will begin November 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
University of Colorado Boulder. Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Sociology of Education. Job Posting #814866. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012 and will continue until each position is filled.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Center for Urban Education Leadership (CUEL). Associate Director. Application review began August 1, 2012.
University of California, Irvine. School of Education. Two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Human Capital Interventions in Development. Academic years 2013-2015. Applications may be submitted after September 1, 2012.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Office of Community College Research and Leadership College of Education, Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership. Research Specialist (2 positions). Applications encouraged prior to August 31, 2012; consideration will continue until a suitable candidate is identified for the position.
University of Pennsylvania, The Graduate School of Education, Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods. Review of applications begins Oct. 15, 2012.
Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, Washington, DC. Associate Research Scientists. Job announcement number IES-2012-0002. Requires a doctoral degree or equivalent experience in an appropriate field pertinent to the needs of IES (e.g., cognitive, developmental, educational, or social psychology; economics; education; statistics). Associate Research Scientist must have experience conducting research in education-related fields or topics (e.g., reading, teacher professional development, psychology); and demonstration of research skills and knowledge. More than 1 position available on rolling basis.
The Pew Charitable Trust, Washington, DC. Senior Associate-Research. Job ID# 9720041.
SRI International, Center for Education Policy, Arlington, VA. Education Researcher. Job ID# 9769698.
Lipman Hearne Inc, Washington, DC. Associate Director of Research. Open until filled.
Art & Science Group, LLC, Maryland. Managing Associate. Application deadline May 18, 2012.
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Budget & Policy Analyst (Position #041360). Application deadline April 23, 2012.
Congressional Research Service (CRS), Analyst in Education Policy. For more information about the Graduate Recruit Program, and how to apply, please go to http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo. Applications due May 7, 2012.
Stanford University, Center for Educational Policy Analysis, Quantitative Research Analyst. Job ID 46383.
Stanford University, Center for Educational Policy Analysis, Data Manager / Analyst. Job ID 46387.
Stanford University, Center for Educational Policy Analysis, Associate Director. Job ID 46595.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Tenure-Track Asst/Assoc Position in Education Leadership. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Carnegie Mellon University and the RAND Corporation, Two-year Postdoctoral Position in Education Research. The Carnegie Mellon and RAND Traineeships (CMART) in Methodology and Interdisciplinary Research is an interdisciplinary, inter-institutional postdoctoral training program funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), U.S. Department of Education, to launch PhD level researchers on successful careers in education research. Review of applications for the Fall 2012 fellowship begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
University of Notre Dame, Two-year Postdoctoral Research Associate in Parental Choice and K-12 Catholic Schools, to begin June 1, 2012. Applications must be received by 5p.m. EST on February 27, 2012. Application review will begin on March 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates with a special interest in working at a Catholic university are especially welcome.
University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Postdoctoral Research Position. This position will assist in and provide support for designing, conducting, and reporting on research projects examining inequality in higher education outcomes. Screening of applications will begin February 13, 2012; however, the position will remain open until filled.
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Education Leadership. Review of applications will commence immediately and wil continue until position is filled.
University of Pittsburgh, Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC), Research Scientist Positions. Areas: Application of statistics/measurement techniques to the design and analysis of large-scale data; Cognition and the learning of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Candidate review will begin on February 1, 2012 and continue until suitable candidates are identified.
JKL Partners LLC, a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and economic policy. Bethesda, MD or Cambridge, MA:
Senior Associate, responsible for the timely and successful execution of research and evaluation projects and the development of new business related to STEM education, higher/graduate education, education reform initiatives, childhood education, teacher training, and disadvantaged students among other areas of expertise in a wide range of education policy issues.
Principal Associate, a leadership position, responsible for the timely and successful execution of research and evaluation projects and the development of new business related to education.
U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C. Director of the Division of Research and Evaluation. Position open 01/05/12 - 01/24/12.
2011 Job Opportunities
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Stanford, CA. Research Associate. Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted through December 29, 2011. The expected start date is 2/16/12.
University of Pittsburgh, The Learning Research and Development Center, one or two Faculty-Level Non-Tenure Stream Research Positions. Areas: Cognition and the learning of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics; Application of statistics/measurement techniques to the design and analysis of large-scale data. Candidate review will begin on February 1, 2012 and continue until suitable candidates are identified.
Columbia University Teachers College, Department of Organization and Leadership, Program in Education Leadership, Open Rank from Tenure-Track Assistant to Tenured Full professor. Review of applications will begin by December 1, 2011 and continue until the search is completed.
University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN. Tenure-Track Position in the School of Education, Department of Leadership, Policy and Administration. Open until filled.
University of Utah. Assistant Professor of Higher and Post-secondary Education at the College of Education, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy. Applications must be received no later than January 6, 2012 for full consideration.
LeHigh University, Bethlehem, PA. Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership. Review of applications begins December 31, 2011 and continues until the position is filled.
University of Pittsburgh, 2 Assistant Professor positions at the School of Education, Department of Administrative and Policy Studies. Review of applications will begin January 9, 2012 and will continue until position is filled.
University of Alabama, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Technology Studies. The position is open until filled, but review of applications will commence January 4, 2012.
University of Pennsylvania, Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), Research Specialist.
University of Delaware, College of Education and Human Development, Open Rank Tenure-track faculty position in Quantitative Methods and Experimental Design. Review of applications begins Dec. 1, 2011.
Illinois State University, Dept. Educational Administration and Foundations, Asst./Assoc. Professor, Tenure-track. Applications due Nov. 28, 2011.
University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, IES Post-Doctoral Research Associate. Please see link for more details. Screening of applications begins Jan. 15, 2012. Open until filled.
University of Missouri, College of Education, Two Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in PK-12 Leadership. Review of applications begins Nov. 17, 2011.
RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, Santa Monica or Washington, D. C. Education Policy Researcher. RAND Education is particularly interested in applicants with research interests in higher education effectiveness, teacher quality, school accountability, and comparative global education policy issues. Researchers with other interests consistent with the areas listed above are also encouraged to apply.
RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, Santa Monica or Washington, D. C. Education Policy Researcher (Qualitative Research Methods Focus).
RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, Santa Monica or Washington, D. C. Senior Education Policy Researcher.
Harvard University, Center for Education Policy Research, Strategic Data Project, Two-Year Fellowship starting January 2012 (in various locations). Please go to www.gse.harvard.edu/sdp for more information. Application due date extended to Nov. 10, 2011.
University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, Assistant Professor: Quantitative Methods. Screening begins in late November, 2011.
University of Virginia, Associate Professor or Professor: Quantitative Methods. Job #0608317. Screening began Sep. 15, 2011 but remains open until filled.
College of William and Mary, School of Education, Assistant/Associate Professor in PK-12 Educational Leadership. Review of materials will begin Nov. 4, 2011.
University of Massachusetts Boston, Department Public Policy & Public Affairs, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. Requires doctorate in economics, political science, public policy, sociology or related field. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology in Evaluation. To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be received by November 15, 2011.
(Posted 10/5/11 )
University of Colorado, Boulder. Tenure Track Faculty Position, Sociology of Education. Review of applications begins November 1, 2011.
California State University, Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA. Assistant, Associate or Professor with expertise in educational leadership and administration. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching in the Master of Arts in Education. Review of applications begins October 24, 2011.
Harvard University, Center for Education Policy Research, Strategic Data Project, Two-Year Fellowship starting January 2012 (in various locations). Please go to www.gse.harvard.edu/sdp for more information. Applications due Oct. 11, 2011.
Vanderbilt University, Peabody College, Dept. Teaching and Learning, Postdoctoral Research Position. Applications strongly encouraged from individuals whose research interests are situated at the intersection of research on the teaching and learning of mathematics, and policy and leadership. Review of applications begins Nov. 8, 2011.
California State University, East Bay. Department of Educational Leadership. Assistant or Associate Rank. Requires doctorate in education, leadership, research or related field. Applications due November 14, 2011.
Vanderbilt University, Peabody College, Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Higher Education Policy and Leadership (open rank). Review of applications begins November 1, 2011.
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Assistant Director of Computer Game Design Program. The successful candidate will have strong interest in and knowledge of game design and related industries. Open until filled.
Department of Health and Human Services, Admin for Children and Families, Washington, D.C. Lead Social Science Analyst. Open period: Wednesday, June 1 to Wednesday, June 8, 2011.
SRI International, Center for Education Policy, Arlington, VA, Research Analyst. Ph.D. in Education, Public Policy, or a Social Science discipline; or a Master's Degree in one of these disciplines and 3-5 years of work experience. Solid quantitative skills and a deep understanding of K-16 policy desired.
MPR Associates, Inc., Berkeley, CA. Research Associate(s). Openings anticipated in summer and fall 2011. Under the direction of senior staff, typical responsibilities include the design of research projects and statistical analyses, management and analysis of large and complex data sets, site visits and literature reviews, writing and collaborating on reports for publication, preparing presentations, assisting in the development of research proposals, and supervising the work of research assistants and/or programmers.
From The Chronicle of Higher Education:
Monmouth College, Asst/Assoc Professor Educational Studies. Open until filled.
Brigham Young University, Asst/Assoc/Full Professor of Literacy Education. Applications due May 31, 2011.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2-Year Postdoc Position (Educational Gaming). Open until filled.
Marquette University, Asst/Assoc Professor of Science Education. Open until filled.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Tenure-track Faculty, American Indian Education. Open until filled.
Indiana University, Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Research Associate/ Research Scientist. Open until filled.
Ashland University, Ohio. Asst Professor of Educational Technology. Applications due June 1, 2011.
Southern Arkansas University. Tenure-track Asst. Professor in Teacher Education. Open until filled.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Tenure-track Asst/Assoc Professor in Educational Foundations. Applications due May 15, 2011.
University of Arkansas. Tenure-track Asst Professor in Higher Education. Open until filled.
Wayne State University, Michigan. Tenure-track Asst/Assoc Professer in Bilingual/ESL Education. Open until filled.
University of North Texas, Dept. Educational Psychology. Tenure-track Asst Professor (Autism Interventional Specialization). Open until filled.
Nova Southeastern University, Florida. Program Professor, Education Research and Evaluation.
Brooklyn College of the City of New York. Asst. Professor (Early Childhood).
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Professional Development Researcher, WIDA.
The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. Research Analyst. Undertakes independent and collaborative research for the Center on Children and Families in Economic Studies. Primary initial assignment will be to contribute to the development of a life-cycle simulation model of social mobility that will enable policymakers, practitioners, researchers, and foundations to assess better the likely success of any strategy designed to improve the life prospects of children and youth.
Teach for America, Director, Quantitative Analysis. This individual will be the lead analyst for all quantitative and qualitative data collected in the studies. Analysis will include sophisticated multivariate relationship testing and modeling. This role will also serve as a key point of contact in the requesting and transferring of data from numerous school districts.
University of Chicago, Chapin Hall, Researcher. A primary focus of the position will be participating in a comprehensive evaluation of a teen pregnancy prevention program (TPP) being implemented in the Chicago Public Schools. This federally funded evaluation employs a mixed-methods, cluster randomized design and also involves collaborations across a number of local agencies.
Detroit Public School District, 4 positions: Superintendent; Chief Operating Officer; Deputy Director of Budget; Executive Director of Special Education. Applications due May 25, 2011.
U.S. Department of Education, Education Program Specialist in the Office of Innovation and Improvement, GS-1720-14 (DEU). The position provides leadership for the Promise Neighborhoods Program - a program that supports place-based initiatives that provide comprehensive educational programs and other community services that benefit children and youth in high-poverty communities. Program objectives are achieved through the management of grants, contracts, and loans, as well as through professional leadership and expertise. (This is a term appointment for one year-renewable for up to four years.)
Georgia State University, IES Post Doctoral Associate.
Must be a PhD graduate of a program with a major emphasis in educational statistics or measurement, school psychology, special education, educational psychology or a related field.
U.S. Department of Education (closing dates vary--please see the department's USAJobs.gov portal http://jobsearch.edhires.ed.gov/):
Education Program Specialist, GS-1720-13 (DEU), Office of Postsecondary Education
Education Program Specialist, GS-1720-11 / 12 (DEU), Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education, Implementation and Support Unit
Education Program Specialist, GS-1720-13 / 14 (DEU), Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education, Implementation and Support Unit
Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-12 / 13 (DEU), Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education, Implementation and Support Unit
Associate Research Scientist/Specialist, Institute of Education Sciences
Johns Hopkins University, Research position with Baltimore Education Research Consortium (BERC). Assistant Research Scientist / Research Associate / Post-doctoral fellow. The individual would work on longitudinal quantitative studies of
educational processes and outcomes using school district data and
contextual information about neighborhoods and social services. Applications due by April 30, 2011.
MDRC, New York City, Research Associate, Family Well-Being and Children's Development. Depending on the candidate's interests and qualifications, the position could be structured as a two-year postdoctoral position or a longer-term position. The successful candidate will have expertise in evaluating the effects of government policies and programs on outcomes for low-income children and adolescents. We welcome inquiries from developmental psychologists, applied economists with an interest in child and family outcomes, and scholars in related fields.
MDRC, New York City, Senior Research Associate/Senior Fellow, Family Well-Being and Children's Development. Successful candidates will have a track record of excellence in leading large-scale program evaluations using random assignment or other rigorous quasi-experimental research methods.
University of Oregon, Center on Teaching and Learning, 2-Year Post-doctoral Positions. Fellows are sought across the areas of early intervention, early literacy/math assessment and instruction, family intervention and treatment for behavioral problems, positive behavior support, statistics, advanced research methodology, education technology, adolescent literacy intervention and dropout prevention. Applications should be received by April 1, 2011.
University of California, Berkeley, IES Post-doctoral Training Fellowships: Quantitative Methods and Measurement in Education. Applications accepted until April 1, 2011.
Florida International University (Miami), Center for Children and Families, 3-Year Post-doctoral Position. Applicants must have completed a doctoral program in clinical child, school or applied developmental psychology, special education or an IES predoctoral training program. Start date July-August 2011.
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency - State Grants & Special Programs, Sr. Research & Policy Analysis Manager. Job ID: 904237. Open until filled.
City University of New York, Academic Affairs, Office of Policy Research, Senior Policy Analyst. Job ID: 3942. Closing date March 9, 2011.
Carnegie Mellon University, Post-doctoral Training Program in Interdisciplinary Education Research (PostPIER). We seek applicants from strong doctoral programs in areas such as psychology, computer science, or STEM education. Selected trainees will work with faculty in CMU’s Department of Psychology, Human Computer Interaction Institute, or the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center. Training will focus on cognitive, metacognitive, and/or motivational foundations for developing and implementing evidence-based instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in authentic educational settings. Content emphasis will be closely related to the development and efficacy goals in IES programs in Cognition and Student Learning, Math and Science Education, and Educational Technology. Review of applications began February 15 and will continue until positions are filled.
U.S. Department of Education:
Management and Program Analyst - Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools
Management and Program Analyst - Federal Student Aid
Statistician - Federal Student Aid
University of Virginia, Two Year Post-doctoral Position on Classroom Social Processes, Teacher-Student Relationships, Social and Emotional Learning, and Student Engagement in Learning. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 14, 2011.
University of North Dakota, Department of Educational Leadership, Asst. or Assoc. Professor. Review of applications begins Feb. 1, 2011 and will continue until position is filled.
University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, Research Assistant Professor. Review of applicants will begin Feb. 25, 2011 and continue until position is filled.
Baltimore City Public Schools, Program Evaluator II - Effectiveness Framework. Master's degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology and/or related field.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Education, Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, Tenure-track Position in Education Administration, Leadership or Higher Education. Applications will be received until March 18, 2011.
Corporation for National and Community Service, Washington, D.C., Program Coordinator (Higher Education). Applications will be received until January 18, 2011.
Department of Defense, Alexandria, Arlington, & Falls Church, VA, Early Childhood Education. Applications will be received until January 24, 2011.
Department of Education, Washington, D.C., Education Program Specialist. Applications will be received until January 24, 2011.
William T. Grant Foundation, New York City, Program Officer. Ph.D. or equivalent degree in behavioral, social, education, or health sciences. Review of applications begins early February and will continue until position is filled.
The following three faculty positions were announced in Division L, American Education Research Association :
*University of Michigan, School of Education, Tenure-track Faculty in Educational Leadership. Review of applications begins January 15.
*Florida State University, College of Education, Assistant/Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy. Review of applications begins January 7.
*University of Vermont, Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Review of applications begins January 18.
Institute of Education Sciences, Associate Research Scientist/Specialist. Requires a doctoral degree or equivalent experience in an appropriate field pertinent to the needs of IES (e.g., cognitive, developmental, educational, or social psychology; economics; education; statistics). Must have experience conducting research in education-related fields or topics (e.g., reading, teacher professional development, psychology); and demonstration of research skills and knowledge. This position was previously announced under number IE-AD-2010-0001. Candidates who applied under the previous posting do not need to reapply. Application deadline December 31, 2011.
University of Virginia, VA, The Curry School of Education, Department of Leadership Foundations and Policy, Tenure-track Position (open rank) in program area of social foundations (discipline open). Review of candidates will begin January 19, 2011 and will continue until position is filled.
Washington State, Seattle, Evaluation Specialist, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, a new non-profit organization). See link for details.