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Professors John Papay and Matthew Kraft invite applications for multiple Research Analyst positions in the Brown University Department of Education. The job entails close collaboration with Professor Papay and/or Professor Kraft and a small team of researchers on quantitative research in educational inequality, urban education policy, and the economics of education. Possible projects include analysis of exit examination policies and research related to teacher professional learning, teacher evaluation, and teacher improvement. We believe this position is particularly well suited for students who are considering pursuing a Ph.D.

Founded in 2010, California Competes is an independent, non-partisan project aimed at bolstering the state’s postsecondary outcomes to foster robust regional economies, vibrant communities, and an engaged citizenry. California Competes is committed to advancing policies and practices that can vastly accelerate and promote degree attainment in our state. We pursue our goals by conducting timely research, developing policy options, and spotlighting promising practices that can improve California’s higher education system. We do this work with the ultimate beneficiaries at the forefront of our strategy: improving the educational, social and economic outcomes for low-income and underrepresented Californians. Read more about our policy priorities, staff, and esteemed Leadership Council at

The Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri invites applications for a visiting assistant professor. Competitive applicants will have demonstrated ability to effectively teach core courses in the School’s Masters of Public Affairs program. The appointment will begin in August 2020 and is a 12 month appointment with full benefits.

Springer Nature invites applications for the Editor for the journal Research in Higher Education (RIHE). Now in its 47th year of publication, RIHE is a highly selective, archival journal. RIHE publishes studies that examine issues pertaining to postsecondary education with an impact factor of 1.961 (5-year impact factor of 2.780) and acceptance rate of 7% over the past three years. The journal encourages the use of a wide range of methods, and has particular interest in studies that apply advanced quantitative research methods to address postsecondary education policy issues broadly defined. Among the topics of interest to the journal are: access and retention; student success; equity; faculty issues; institutional productivity and assessment; postsecondary education governance; curriculum and instruction; state and federal higher education policy; and financing of postsecondary education.

The Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, at Temple University is seeking a Senior Research Associate (Sr. RA) to join our growing team. As a mission-driven organization we take seriously the importance of rigorous research, engagement and communication activities, and advocacy. Our diverse team is committed to communities that demand affordable, accessible, high-quality education from high school through higher education and beyond. Our teammates demonstrate why #RealCollege matters: we have collectively lived the challenges of navigating government bureaucracy and cash-strapped colleges, experienced the trauma and perils of living without financial stability, and experienced marginalization along nearly every possible line.

The Translational Medicine Institute, Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University invites applications for a full-time Associate Director of Business Operations. The Associate Director of Business Operations; Translational Medicine Institute (TMI) will report to the Director of the TMI.

The Research Program Associate/Senior Research Associate will work with the Faculty Director of the Annenberg Institute, professors of Education, and members of the Annenberg Institute project teams to support and collaborate on education policy research projects. They will develop and execute research projects by leading data collection and analysis efforts and writing academic papers.

AIR is seeking doctoral students to join the 2020 NAEP Doctoral Student Internship Program in Crystal City, VA, which AIR is administering in coordination with and on behalf of NCES. The mission of the NAEP doctoral student internship program is to advance and encourage secondary analysis and methodological developments using data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The attached flyer introduces the internship program and the application process.

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 beginning August 1, 2020 and ending July 31, 2021. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2020 in the field of public administration, public policy, political science, economics, or a related field.

The Learning Policy Institute seeks a full-time Senior School Finance Researcher and Policy Analyst to join its team of research, policy, and communication staff in advancing the organization’s efforts to conduct, translate, and disseminate research on school finance and resource allocation in ways that inform federal, state, and local policy development. LPI conducts research and policy analyses in the following areas: Early Childhood Learning; Deeper Learning; Educator Quality; Equitable Resources and Access; and Accountability and Improvement.

The Equitable Resources and Access team (ERA) conducts research and policy analyses to help promote access to adequate, equitably distributed resources that are wisely allocated and effectively managed to provide a high-quality education for all students. The Senior School Finance Researcher and Policy Analyst will conduct original school finance studies and analysis, and translate this information in ways that advance federal, state, and local educational policies that promote adequate and equitable state school finance systems. The position can be located either in the Palo Alto, CA, or in the Washington, DC, office.