Postdoctoral Fellow in Quantitative Education Policy Research - New York University

Professor Joseph Cimpian at NYU Steinhardt seeks to fill a full-time, two-year postdoctoral fellow position. The fellow will work closely with Dr. Cimpian on a range of projects using large-scale datasets to study educational equity and methodological issues.

Applicants must have:

  • an earned doctorate in education, policy, economics, sociology, psychology, or another suitable field
  • rigorous training in quantitative research methods (e.g., advanced statistics, quasi-experimental designs, machine learning)
  • high proficiency in Stata, and at least familiarity and comfort with R and SAS
  • expertise managing and analyzing large-scale datasets
  • strong writing and communication skills
  • interests in methodology, educational equity, and policy research

The position will begin by summer 2018 and is residential (i.e., the fellow must live in the NYC area and be physically present in the office throughout the fellowship). Applicants must possess their doctoral degree before starting the postdoc position. The salary will be $62,500 annually plus health benefits and fringe benefits.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until April 20, 2018, or until the position is filled. To apply, submit a brief letter of interest, curriculum vitae, two writing samples (e.g., journal publication, job-market paper), and the names and contact information for three references via the Interfolio system: Prospective applicants with questions about the position are encouraged to contact Dr. Cimpian at

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