Jobs

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The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (cehd.gmu.edu) 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. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial, culturally diverse public university, and the College of Education and Human Development is a top-tier academic unit focused on research of consequence and impactful teaching and service.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in Health Insurance and Financing to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP).

Applicants should have experience conducting analysis of issues related to private health insurance (employment-based and direct purchase) and/or public health insurance programs (e.g., Medicaid, Medicare) and related policies. Strong research, writing, and presentation skills and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team and to be responsive under time pressure are essential for success in this position. The work often requires rapid response to emerging policy issues during all phases of the legislative process, and given the breadth of private and public health insurance issues DSP covers for Congress, analysts must be capable of working on a range of issues in a health insurance portfolio that will likely evolve over time.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in Education Policy to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP).

The ideal candidate will have substantive knowledge of issues related to education policies, and considerable skill in working with large data sets, the use of statistical analysis software, and the development of analytical tools and models. The ability to critically examine the efficacy of public policies is an important element of this position. The ability to conduct research that will contribute to the conceptualization of changes to education programs and policies and research that will simulate the effects of changes to the design of programs and benefits are also important elements of this position. Knowledge of higher education policy issues and the federal student aid programs is a plus.

Texas A&M University's Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, in the College of Education and Human Development, seeks a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of K-12 Educational Administration. The Department of Education Administration and Human Resource Development and the College of Education and Human Development are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

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.

Urban’s Education Policy Program undertakes policy-relevant research on a wide range of issues from prekindergarten through post secondary education, including research on universal prekindergarten programs, school choice, student transportation, school funding, college affordability, student loan debt, and personalized learning. Our program stands alongside and connects with education-related research throughout the Urban Institute.

The Education Policy Program is seeking a senior researcher with a demonstrated record of knowledge-building, public engagement, and impact. The search is open as to area of specialization, but we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in higher education policy at both the federal and state levels.

The University of Chicago Poverty Lab is seeking a full-time Research Director to provide scientific and intellectual leadership for the Poverty Lab. The Research Director, in partnership with senior faculty members at the University of Chicago and elsewhere, will provide scientific direction for a portfolio of applied research projects and ensure the rigor and quality of the Lab's work.

For more information and to apply visit: http://urbanlabs.uchicago.edu/careers?vacancy=141

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. We are currently looking for a Senior Researcher with strong statistics or psychometrics background for our Austin, TX office. The Researcher will work on multiple projects providing support for various research projects, including projects based in Texas through the education research centers.

American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading behavioral and social science research organization. We are a collaborative organization and have developed a strong reputation for working closely with our clients to study wide range of programs and policies, from early childhood, K-12, and postsecondary education to workforce, health, and economic development. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for public, private, and philanthropic clients. We are committed to helping build and apply the best evidence-base to solve real world problems and improve the lives of all people. AIR is seeking a Principal Researcher to contribute significant subject matter knowledge and methodological expertise to our postsecondary education practice area’s continued success and growth.

We are searching for a Data Liaison and Analyst with strong Stata skills who can oversee all the quantitative data management on 2 to 3 large PK-12 education policy research projects. Projects involve working directly with local Colorado school districts (e.g., one randomized control trial in preschool settings; one collaborative research project with local school districts on teacher labor market topics). The position is initially a one-year, soft-money position that has the strong potential for additional years of work, if desired, pending successful grants. The successful candidate will report directly to project PI’s to oversee the data acquisition process directly from the district(s), will manage those raw data files, and will be primarily responsible for writing code to prepare those datasets for analysis (e.g., difficult data merging tasks, reshaping, ID linking, data cleaning, data quality checks, document final cleaned datasets). If desired, candidates may develop leadership opportunities on these projects, however this is not a requirement.