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We are currently seeking a Researcher who will support teams in AIR's Secondary Education, College, and Careers (SECCR) practice areas in work related to conducting and communicating research to support closing equity gaps in higher education, understanding and improving postsecondary education and learners’ transitions between secondary education, postsecondary education, and the workforce. Although the focus of this work is primarily research, candidates should have an interest in research-practice partnerships or other ways in which research can be relevant to and translated to practice and/or policy.

WIDA at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, part of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is hiring a researcher with expertise in quantitative research methods. This position is with WIDA’s growing Research, Policy, and Evaluation team. Researchers on this team work collaboratively with policymakers, practitioners, and researchers across the nation to conduct research that informs policy, practice, and scholarship related to the education of multilingual and immigrant-origin children and youth. The candidate should have experience conducting research on educational and social inequality and, ideally, knowledge and/or research experience related to the education of multilingual and/or immigrant-origin children and youth. This position will be based in Madison and requires a master’s degree in education, sociology, economics or a related field.; a Ph.D. is preferred.

The Office of the President at Brown University is seeking a postdoctoral research associate for a one‐year fellowship focused on social mobility and education. We seek fellows with interests in developing and applying their skills in rigorous empirical education policy analysis and publicly-accessible writing. Applicants should have a substantive interest in higher education and/or income inequality. The fellows will receive mentorship and training from the faculty sponsors, primarily through an active research apprenticeship and collaboration. In addition, they will be part of the broader Annenberg Institute community including faculty and students at Brown University, visiting faculty and students, and other postdoctoral fellows.

The Saint Louis University School of Education, in collaboration with St. Louis Public Schools, is seeking applications for three research associates (postdoctoral fellows) to help forge a University-District partnership between SLU and SLPS. Successful candidates will conduct applied education policy research for the Education Policy and Equity (EPE) program in the School of Education, will serve as data analysts and researchers for SLPS, and will have the opportunity to continue work on their own research programs.

The three research associates (postdoctoral fellows) will work closely together and with a large research team (including SLU EPE faculty and graduate students, researchers in the new SLU PRiME education policy research center, and SLPS administrative staff) to conduct research on Missouri education data, SLPS data, and continue their own research agenda. The ideal candidates will have experience conducting program evaluations and designing research projects related to education policy issues.

Seeking a post-doctoral fellow with demonstrated interest in educational equity issues and the social context of education for a one-year position with potential for 1-year extension. The successful candidate will collaborate with Drs. Meredith Richards and Alexandra Pavlakis, who are co-PIs on a research project on poverty and homelessness. Candidates must have a proven track record in quantitative or qualitative research. Interest in securing external grant funding is required, experience preferred. Depending on interest and expertise, there may be potential for some graduate-level teaching in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at Southern Methodist University.

Education Analytics are seeking an experienced researcher with either a Ph.D. in economics, or a Ph.D. in statistics or a related field, who specializes in econometrics, applied statistics, or related quantitative methods. The Research Scientist at EA collaborates with external project partners, other researchers, data strategists, analysts, and policymakers. The position will report to the Research Manager and Chief Research Officer and will play a substantial role in directing various programs of research. The role requires a mix of analytic, statistical, communication, and project management skills to meet the challenges of leading applied, rigorous statistical analyses and making substantive contributions to the fields of educational data analysis, measurement, and policy.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Education Policy, El Paso, TX, Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions, a national NSF INCLUDES alliance, and the Center for Education Research and Policy Studies at the University of Texas at El Paso College of Education.

The University of Texas at El Paso Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (CAHSI), in collaboration with the Center for Education Research and Policy Studies (CERPS), is accepting applications for a 1-2 year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Education Policy.

EdPolicyWorks is a 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. In collaboration with policymakers and practitioners, we strive to conduct research that advances educational and economic opportunity for socioeconomically-disadvantaged individuals, from birth through the workforce.

The College Board, the national educational organization, is conducting a search for a Senior Research Analyst working in our Washington, DC office.

The Education Policy Innovation Collaborative (EPIC) at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking a post-doctoral research associate who is skilled in quantitative research methods and has an expertise in education policy, and in particular in evaluating the implementation and efficacy of education policies, programs, reforms and interventions.