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The Director of the Undergraduate Business Minor serves as the chief administrator and spokesperson for the Undergraduate Business Minor program of Vanderbilt University. The Director is charged with working with the four undergraduate schools (College of Arts and Science, Blair School of Music, School of Engineering, and Peabody College) and Owen Graduate School of Management to ensure the operational, curricular, and co-curricular success of the minor. With the support of the Business Minor Governing Board, the Director will monitor the quality and variety of course offerings in an effort to ensure that elective courses provide a rich variety of supplemental educational opportunities that enhance the core curriculum. The Director will also seek to cultivate co-curricular programming, such as lectures, case-competitions, high-intensity coaching, entrepreneurial development, interview preparation, and hands-on field experiences. The Director and the Business Minor Governing Board will report to the Provost’s designee, currently the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs.

The GGSE's Department of Education seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Program Evaluation and Quantitative Methods. The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE) is a diverse institution in a diverse community in a richly diverse state. The GGSE is part of UC Santa Barbara, one of only 62 members of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and the first AAU member to attain the status of Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). As a public, land grant institution, GGSE at UCSB is deeply committed to centering diversity in our work.

EdPolicyWorks in the University of Virginia Curry School of Education seek highly qualified applicants for a two-year post-doctoral research associate position. We are particularly interested in scholars with an interest in quantitative analysis of policies to improve access to and quality of early childhood interventions in low-income communities, interventions leveraging behavioral insights intended to modify the context in which learning occurs at scale, and the effects of interventions or policies to improve teacher effectiveness.

The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time research fellow to work in the education policy department, specifically the Center on Higher Education Reform. The position’s primary responsibility is to conduct original, policy-relevant research concerning America’s system of postsecondary education. A research fellow will publish reports, mid-length journal articles, opinion pieces, and blog posts analyzing current challenges facing American higher education and offering solutions for reform at both the state and federal levels. Additionally, he or she will be expected to organize and host public and private events with higher education experts from a variety of backgrounds on topical higher education issues. The candidate should possess an interest in researching postsecondary innovation, nontraditional educational pathways, and/or workforce preparation, among other subject areas.

The Buffett Institute invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships in the study of global, comparative, or international affairs. Up to three fellows will be selected. Applications are welcome from scholars from any range of social science or interdisciplinary perspectives whose research addresses global, international, or transnational social processes, problems, governance, or conflicts. Fellowships will run from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2020.

The Department of Educational Administration at the College of Education at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking a Specialist-Outreach, also known as the working title Associate Director, for the MSU Education Policy Innovation Collaborative (EPIC), a new policy lab dedicated to the analysis of longitudinal data for the scientific studies of K-12 students, teachers and schools. EPIC is part of a new partnership between the College of Education, the State of Michigan and the University of Michigan. The express mission of this partnership will be to provide policymakers and education stakeholders, especially in but not limited to the state of Michigan, with high-quality, timely, and relevant scholarship in support of education policy and programs. The associate director will enter as a Specialist-Outreach on a fixed term 12-month appointment for one year, with the option of annual renewal after the initial appointment.

The Department of Education Leadership, Foundations, and Policy in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia (UVa) seeks scholars to fill an open rank tenure track or tenured position in education policy. Rank is contingent upon qualifications. The search is open to scholars with interests across the PK-16 continuum who share a commitment to applied quantitative research that is directly relevant to policy and practice and who are interested in working in a highly interdisciplinary environment.

The University of Missouri is committed to the advancement of teachers, scholars, and researchers who can help it achieve the benefits of a diverse educational environment. The Preparing Future Faculty Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity is designed to promote and develop such scholars for tenure-track faculty positions at the University of Missouri and elsewhere, in any discipline. Postdoctoral Fellowships are for two years during which time Postdoctoral Scholars focus on scholarship and participate in an array of professional development activities that integrate and expose them to the faculty experience, including the opportunity to teach in their discipline the second year.

The Department of Educational Administration at the College of Education at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking a post-doctoral research associate for the MSU Education Policy Innovation Collaborative (EPIC), a new policy lab dedicated to the analysis of longitudinal data for the scientific studies of K-12 students, teachers and schools. EPIC is part of a new partnership between the College of Education, the State of Michigan and the University of Michigan. The express mission of this partnership will be to provide policy makers and education stakeholders, especially in but not limited to the state of Michigan, with high-quality, timely, and relevant scholarship in support of education policy and programs. This is a fixed term 12-month appointment for one year, with the option of an annual renewal after the initial appointment.

The program in Economics of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University (TC) seeks to hire an Associate (tenured or tenure-track) or Full Professor (tenured) with expertise in the Economics of Education. We are seeking a nationally-recognized scholar to join our engaging academic and professional environment, in a world-class university with outstanding faculty and students. While research focus is flexible, we are particularly interested in scholars whose work examines issues of economic, racial, and/or gender inequality in the context of education.