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The College of Education at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking an associate director for a new center for the collection and study of longitudinal data for the scientific studies of K-12 students, teachers and schools. This center is developed at the College of Education in partnership with the State of Michigan and the University of Michigan. The express mission of this Center will be to provide access to data for researchers engaging in high-quality, timely, relevant scholarship in support of education policy and policymakers.

The College of Education is a voice of innovation for learning across the lifespan, preparing professionals who educate and lead. Our inquiry and practice reflects integrity, a commitment to social justice, and the value of diversity in a global community. The Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development (ELPHD) with more than 30 full-time faculty members, 23 part-time faculty members, and 600 students offers PhD, EdD, and Master’s degrees. Programs and areas of study include Adult, Workforce, and Continuing Professional Education; Community College Leadership; Counseling and Counselor Education; Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis; Educational Leadership; and Higher Education. The department also offers related certificate programs and undergraduate courses.

The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis (ELPA) in the College of Education at the University is pleased to announce graduate research assistantship positions in our three program areas for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The Wayne K. and Anita Woolfolk Hoy Endowed Professorship of Education in Educational Leadership. We are seeking an experienced scholar whose credentials will be commensurate with appointment at the full professor level. We are particularly interested in recruiting a discipline based scholar with interests in the role leadership plays in the pursuit of equity through the allocation of resources in educational organizations.

The Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (EPOL) in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites applications for a
full-time tenured/tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in the Economics of Education.

We seek applicants who apply economic tools to the study of important policy-relevant topics within the field of education. We seek applicants who use experimental, quasi-experimental, econometric, applied microeconomic, or similar methodological approaches in their research. We are especially interested in candidates who use economic approaches to consider research
questions related to social justice and/or inequality in a variety of educational settings.

The Research Alliance for New York City Schools, an independent research center housed in the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, invites applications for a Research Associate position focused on conducting quantitative research about topics that matter to New York City’s public schools. We are seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds, particularly from groups that are historically underrepresented in applied research.

The Education Department at Brown University invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral research associate position. The post-doctoral associate will participate in collaborative research activities with Matthew Kraft and John Papay on issues related to teacher effectiveness and the teacher labor market in U.S. K-12 public schools. Research activities will focus broadly on questions related to the teacher-school matching process, teachers’ development throughout the career and the influence of contextual factors in teacher effectiveness.

The College of Education at Michigan State University is seeking a scholar of national standing in the field of education policy to occupy the Clifford E. Erickson Distinguished Chair in Education at Michigan State University. The position comes with a fund to support the Chair’s research activity. Although the search is open with respect to disciplinary background, those from the fields of economics, sociology, political science, policy, education measurement or other fields using large-scale data sets to inform education policy and practice are especially encouraged to apply.

The Walton Family Foundation is seeking a skilled research and evaluation professional to join the Foundation’s Evaluation Unit as a Senior Research Officer or as a Research Officer to work across the Foundation’s investment areas, with a particular focus on education research and evaluation. There is a very strong preference for this position to be located in the Foundation’s home office in Bentonville, Arkansas.

The Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri is seeking applications for a four-year, funded doctoral fellowship training position in education policy. This fellowship will prepare an outstanding graduate student for an academic or applied research career focused on education policy.