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.
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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 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 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.