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The Department of Public Administration and Policy (DPAP) in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a full-time, postdoctoral fellow at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning August 1, 2017 and ending August 31, 2018. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2017 in the field of public administration, public policy, political science, economics, or a related field.

The Department of Education Leadership, Foundations, and Policy in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks eminent scholars to fill one or more tenured associate professor or professor positions in education policy and/or administration. Rank is dependent upon qualifications. Scholars with a demonstrated record of publication and sponsored research in education policy are encouraged to apply. For one of these positions we have a preference for a scholar in higher education with demonstrated expertise in how higher education is administered, and its internal policies, as well as higher education policy at the state or federal level. Scholars with interests in K-12 education policy are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate(s) build research collaborations with scholars in related schools and disciplines at the University such as the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and/or the Economics Department in the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

The University of Southern California Rossier School of Education is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to pursue research focusing on the adoption, use, and impact of textbooks and other curriculum materials in mathematics, science, and English Language Arts in the five largest U.S. states (with opportunities for other subjects depending on state). This project is led by USC researcher Morgan Polikoff, Associate Professor of K-12 education policy.

We seek a post-doctoral fellow to further the research and development work of the initiative. This fellowship will provide opportunities for a junior researcher to contribute to the project’s goals while developing a range of research skills. The interdisciplinary initiative bridges education policy, educational psychology, and mathematics education. The fellow will participate in all project activities, including conducting reviews of literature, participating in the symposium, building research partnerships, and conducting design-based research projects. The fellow would also have time for independent and collaborative research. We are open as to methodological orientation but expect that the work we conduct will be mixed-methods.

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.