Jobs

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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.

The Department of Education Policy Studies (EPS; https://ed.psu.edu/eps) of Penn State’s College of Education (https://ed.psu.edu) seeks applicants for an open-rank, tenured/tenure-track faculty colleague whose substantive research seeks to understand and address disparities in education throughout the life course. This position is part of a cluster hire by Penn State’s Social Science Research Institute (http://www.ssri.psu.edu) of up to six faculty members, across the social and behavioral sciences, whose research focuses on reducing disparities. We desire candidates who have formal training and/or expertise in using econometric and/or economic analysis to identify potentially effective PreK-12 educational policies that address educational, disparities. Work examining links between educational and health disparities is of particular interest, as is experience in translating research findings into public policy. Candidates with experience in analyzing population-level or large-scale administrative longitudinal data in ways that empirically inform efforts to increase opportunities for traditionally under-served groups (e.g., children with or at risk for disabilities, racial/ethnic or language minorities, or those from low-income families) are especially encouraged to apply.

The K-12 Educational Leadership Program within the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies seeks one (1) clinical assistant professor. We are looking for a new colleague who shares our department’s philosophical commitment to developing educational leaders who will advance innovative, efficient, and socially just education policy solutions through collaborative research, praxis, and practice activities. In particular, our program aims, through its scholarship, teaching, and service to its students and graduates, to strengthen educational opportunities and outcomes for all students, particularly those individuals historically underserved by our current educational and social systems.

The K-12 Educational Leadership Program within the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies seeks one (1) tenure track assistant and one (1) tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professor. We are looking for a new colleague who shares our department’s philosophical commitment to developing educational leaders who will advance innovative, efficient, and socially just education policy solutions through collaborative research, praxis, and practice activities. In particular, our program aims, through its scholarship, teaching, and service to its students and graduates, to strengthen educational opportunities and outcomes for all students, particularly those individuals historically underserved by our current educational and social systems.