Become an AEFP member today! Benefits include a subscription to Education Finance and Policy, access to the AEFP newsletter and directory, free job postings, and more! 

Learn More...


Learn more and join the 48th annual AEFP conference in March 2023! 

Learn More...


Support AEFP and gain visibility for your organization! Become a sponsor of the AEFP 2023 or join as an institutional member. 

Learn More...

Upcoming Events

View Calendar >

AEFP Job Board

  • Senior Research Fellow 

    The Education Research Alliance for New Orleans (ERA-New Orleans) and National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) together seek a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) to lead objective and rigorous research about market-based school reforms across the nation. The SRF will have the opportunity to collaborate on both REACH and ERA-New Orleans studies with our team of researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and research analysts, as well as top education researchers across the nation.
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Experience using Stata statistical software to manage data and conduct statistical analysis
    • Ability to write and present research findings to broad audiences
    • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders including public and private schools, the State Department of Education, local education agencies, federal funding agencies, and foundation donors
    Required Education and/or Experience
    • Ph.D. in education, public policy, economics, sociology, statistics, or a related field
    • Experience managing large education data sets and conducting original research resulting in peer-reviewed articles
    • Demonstrated interest in the above research topics
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience managing research projects and related staff.
    • Experience studying charter schools and school finance 
    Compensation Information
    This position is a exempt, salaried position assigned to pay grade UNCLASSIFI. Tulane offers a variety of options to enhance your health and well-being so that you may enjoy more out of life now and in the future. Learn more about Life at Tulane as well as our Benefits and Pay. See our Candidate Resources to learn more about our hiring process and what to expect.
    How to Apply
    This position will close on the date it is filled
    Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, which includes the requirement of a booster when eligible. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.
    Click "Apply Now" to apply for this job.
    Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.
    Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

  • Executive Director 

    Executive Director Job Description
    The Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) seeks a full-time Executive Director to assume primary responsibility for managing the association and its initiatives.
    About AEFP 
    AEFP is a dynamic organization for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners tackling the most important education finance and policy issues of the day from early childhood to postsecondary and beyond. AEFP offers opportunities for members to engage around research that can inform education finance and policy decisions. Our interdisciplinary membership is committed to generating and communicating intellectually rigorous and practically useful knowledge. AEFP is a non-profit professional and academic association representing a variety of disciplines and perspectives.
    Job Responsibilities 
    The executive director works closely with the elected board of directors and its executive committee to implement the strategic goals and objectives of the association. The executive director is responsible for all aspects of the association’s operations, including:

    • Serving on the association’s executive committee and organizing board and executive committee meetings 
    • Managing the details and logistics of the association’s annual conference, including travel grant and conference subsidy programs
    • Negotiating contracts on behalf of the association
    • Communicating proactively with members about association activities and opportunities and responding to member inquiries
    • Advancing the board’s strategic priorities related to increasing engagement with students, with early career scholars, and with policymakers and practitioners
    • Managing AEFP’s year-round programming, including early career mentorship program, pre-doctoral fellowship program, pre-conference workshops, Community Groups, and other programs the board initiates 
    • Implementing a development strategy to support the board’s priorities, including grant writing and reporting
    • Managing contracts with the publisher and managing editor of Education Finance and Policy  
    • Preparing the association’s budget for finance committee and board review, implementing the budget, and maintaining financial records 
    • Managing contracts with IT systems and serve as primary manager of all systems 
    • Maintaining official association records and maintaining and updating policies 
    • Supervising part-time AEFP staff members 
    Position Requirements 
    The ideal candidate:
    • Is familiar with the association, with education policy, with academic research, and with the evidence needs of the education policy and practice communities
    • Has prior experience with the core functions of the role
    • Can work effectively with the full range of our membership, including researchers in universities and research organizations, students, and policymakers and practitioners
    • Has demonstrated experience with fundraising and development 
    This is a full-time position. The executive director can be located anywhere in the U.S. 
    To apply, please send a letter of interest, a resume or CV, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Lydia Ross at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled.
    AEFP is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Post-Doctorate Research Associate in Evaluation Research 

    The Center for Innovative Research in Change, Leadership, and Education (CIRCLE) in the College of Education at Texas Tech University is seeking a Post-Doctorate Research Associate who will support evaluation and research across multiple projects related to the education programs and projects at the local, institutional, state, and federal levels.
    The mission of the Center for Innovative Research in Change, Leadership, and Education (CIRCLE) is to provide empirical research, training, and evaluation in collaboration with community partners, using interdisciplinary approaches, on issues that influence educational experiences and outcomes of students, leadership, and policy throughout the PK-20 system.
    Located in the College of Education at Texas Tech University, CIRCLE research and evaluation activities focus on improving equitable educational policy, practice, and outcomes through partnerships, stakeholder priority focus, empirical analyses, evidence-based policy, actionable results, and research-informed practice. A key focus across these core areas is connecting educational research to policy and practice. The Center faculty specialize in program evaluation and the use of large-scale, longitudinal datasets to inform decision-making at local, state, and national levels.

    This position is a two-year appointment beginning June 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with experience. For additional information please contact Dr. Alexander W. Wiseman ( or Dr. Jacob Kirksey (  
    Interested candidates should submit application materials online at the TTU Personnel Employment website:, Requisition 32160BR. Please include: 1) a letter of application stating qualifications for and reasons for interest in this position; 2) current curriculum vitae; 3) a writing sample (publication or draft manuscript); 4) copied graduate transcripts; and 5) the names and contact information for three references. 
    For details about the Center for Innovative Research in Change, Leadership, and Education (CIRCLE), the College of Education, and Texas Tech University, please visit:

View All Jobs >


  • Fall 2022 Newsletter

    • Tuesday, September 6, 2022
    • | Posted by AEFP

    Read the Presidential Welcome from Jason Grissom and other AEFP updates.  

  • AEFP 2023 Call for Proposals

    • Thursday, September 1, 2022
    • | Posted by AEFP

    A Great Upheaval:  Research And Evidence In A Time Of Political And Social Transformation

  • Relocation of the AEFP 2023 Conference

    • Friday, August 12, 2022
    • | Posted by AEFP

    Read more about the AEFP decision to relocate the 2023 conference. 

View All News >