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.
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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.
The Office of District and School Finance (ODSF) administers state aid and reimbursement programs and provides technical support to local districts in the areas of accounting, auditing, budgeting and financial reporting. The person who holds this position is responsible for a number of fiscal oversight, data management, and data analysis functions in the unit.
The Sr. Fiscal Analyst manages the inter-district school choice program. This includes calculating school choice tuitions at the start of each fiscal year, updating these projections in December based on October 1 enrollment data, reviewing school choice claim forms and special education increment forms each spring to finalize tuition payments for the year, and responds to questions from the field. The Sr. Fiscal Analyst will recommend and implement changes to improve the administration of the program.
Over the past two years, we’ve invested deeply in bringing together evaluators, researchers, and analysts to expand our educational program evaluation services, led by Partner Allison Crean Davis. Our Policy and Evaluation team is looking for a new senior associate partner to help continue that expansion.
At Bellwether, senior associate partners are critical to cultivating and planning our work, guiding and developing our team, and managing strong relationships with our clients. The senior associate partner works closely with other senior leaders, such as the partner team, as well as with more junior team members, and plays a critical role in ensuring our work is mission-aligned, rigorous and relatable, and enriching to the work of our clients and/or the field.
We are seeking a Research Specialist Intermediate to work with education policy faculty and other researchers on large-scale, complex research studies related to early childhood education policy. Our projects’ aims are focused on improving access to high quality early childhood opportunities at scale and supporting the early childhood education workforce. EdPolicyWorks is a joint collaboration between the Curry School of Education and Human Development and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy which seeks to bring together researchers from across the University of Virginia and the State to focus on important questions of educational policy. This position is ideal for individuals with interest in conducting rigorous, quantitative policy research. Applicants with the intention of ultimately pursuing doctoral studies in education, public policy, economics, psychology, and related fields are encouraged to apply.
EdPolicyWorks,a research center jointly sponsored by the Curry School of Education and Human Development and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, seeks highly qualified applicants for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellow position. This position is part of the VEST Postdoctoral Program, an interdisciplinary program funded by IES designed to prepare fellows to engage in rigorous research in education science.
EdPolicyWorks, a research center jointly sponsored by the Curry School of Education and Human Development and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, seeks highly qualified applicants for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellow position. This position is part of the VEST Postdoctoral Program, an interdisciplinary program funded by IES designed to prepare fellows to engage in rigorous research in education science.
The Sinquefield Center for Applied Economic Research is a new institute established at Saint Louis University whose mission is to support and advance rigorous research on topics pertaining to urban economic growth and social welfare. Center staff and affiliated researchers work on a broad range of applied economic research topics including education, health, regulation, taxation, entrepreneurship, and technology policy. We are interested in hiring post-docs and visiting scholars in the fields: Economics of Education and Training, Health Economics, Innovation, R&D, Technological Change, Urban and Spatial Econometrics/Remote Sensing Data in Economics. Length of contracts is negotiable. Of particular interest, are scholars making innovative use of large data sets (e.g., web based, social media, administrative, satellite) in assessing public policy.
SHEEO, with generous financial support from Arnold Ventures, is seeking to fund up to six independent research projects to advance the field’s collective understanding of state authorization efforts. Proposals must be submitted to SHEEO on or before January 15, 2020. The timeline for these projects is approximately 18 months and will culminate in a peer-reviewed research manuscript and corresponding blog post. We are most interested in funding research that provides states with evidence-based recommendations to improve state authorization. For more information, please read the detailed RFP linked below and attend our webinar (Registration link) on November 22 at noon ET/10 a.m. MT. Please contact Caitlin Dennis (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions regarding the submission process, and David Tandberg (email@example.com) with any questions related to the content of the proposal.
This is a full-time overtime-exempt, “at-will” appointment, exempt from Washington State Civil Service rules and the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime requirements. This position serves at the discretion of the WSIPP Director.
The Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP) is a unique nonpartisan public research group located in Olympia, the hub of Washington State government. WSIPP is a team of multidisciplinary researchers who conduct applied policy research for the state legislature in a creative and collaborative environment.
WSIPP is strongly committed to the core values of nonpartisanship, quality, and impartiality. Created in 1983, WSIPP has become nationally and internationally recognized for the design, depth, and quality of its research reports and benefit-cost analyses.