Postdoctoral Research Associate - Brown University

John Papay and the Annenberg Institute are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a twoyear fellowship (one-year renewable). The Associate will participate in collaborative research activities with John Papay on issues related to standards-based accountability, high-stakes exit examinations, and teacher policy in K-12 schools in the United States. Applicants should have substantive expertise in K-12 school settings and strong skills in qualitative (or mixed-methods) research.

We seek candidates with interests in developing and applying their skills in rigorous education policy analysis. The Associate will receive mentorship and training from the faculty sponsor, primarily through an active research apprenticeship and collaboration. In addition, they will be part of the broader Annenberg Institute community including faculty, students, visiting faculty, and other postdoctoral fellows.

Candidates should have a doctorate in Education, Sociology, Public Policy, or a related field by the beginning of the postdoctoral fellowship. Candidates should have strong expertise in K-12 education policy and strong qualitative research skills. Applicants with a record of successful publication and project management skills are preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by July 15, 2019 will be considered preferentially, but the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Application Instructions
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