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  • Postdoctoral Research Associate 

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    About This Role:

    The College of Education at Kansas State University invites applications for a two (2) year Postdoctoral Research Associate position in quantitative research funded directly by an NSF grant. The Research Associate will work with Professors Tuan D. Nguyen and J. Cameron Anglum on a project examining the STEM teacher workforce using national data as well as state-specific data. This project endeavors to shed light on the evolution of the STEM teacher labor force and the factors that influence STEM teacher turnover, analyses crucial to inform actionable recruitment and retention practices, particularly in high-needs school contexts. Employing quantitative methods, we will explore broader patterns within labor markets for STEM teachers and some of the mechanisms that may explain these patterns.

    Project responsibilities may include preparation of administrative datasets, analysis of administrative data using quantitative methods, coordination of project-related activities, writing of project findings for scholarly publications and policy briefs, and assistance with research grant development. The scope of the responsibilities may depend on the research associate’s qualifications.

    Depending on applicant qualifications, additional research and publication opportunities may also be provided. Teaching opportunities may also be possible if the candidate is interested. Time reserved for the Research Associate to advance their own scholarship will also be provided. Drs. Nguyen and Anglum will also provide additional training and opportunities as necessary. Under the supervision and mentorship of Drs. Nguyen and Anglum, the postdoctoral researcher will advance their training in STEM teacher education, teacher labor markets, and quantitative methods. The approximate breakdown of the research associate’s time allocation will be 50% on data preparation, analysis, and writing, 25% on new project development/teaching, and 25% on self-directed scholarship.

    The position is a full-time, two-year contract position. The ideal start date is June 1, 2023, but is somewhat flexible.

    Why Join Us:

    Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

    We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

    Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

    Worksite Options:

    This position is eligible for hybrid and/or remote worksite. Work may be performed on employer premises, designated assignment location and/or performed fully in a remote capacity.  An employee who is working remotely must reside within the United States in order to comply with all federal and state laws, filings, or tax requirements.

    Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements.  Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

  • Professor and Mike Moses Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership 

    The Department of Teacher Education and Administration (TE&A) in the College of Education at The University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for the Mike Moses Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership, beginning in the Fall 2023. This is an appointment at the rank of Full Professor with tenure in the Educational Leadership (EDLE) program. The successful candidate will join Educational Leadership faculty who interact with undergraduate, master's, and doctoral-level students and support their efforts to become educational leaders, educational policymakers, and academic researchers in both areas. The EDLE program includes a dynamic and nationally recognized Master of Education program (with the opportunity to obtain the Texas principal as instructional leadership certification); Doctoral of Education program (with the opportunity to obtain a Texas superintendent certification); and Doctor of Philosophy program. Of particular interest to the College of Education are candidates who are committed to improving people's lives through powerful learning, social-emotional wellness, physical health, civic engagement, and who have a record demonstrating commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice.

    University of North Texas is a Tier One Research University in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex - the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. This dynamic region is seeing explosive growth, demographically and economically, with several of the fastest-growing municipalities in the nation, and is host to countless excellent restaurants, parks and outdoor opportunities, cultural institutions of all types, and globally diverse populations. UNT is located only 26 miles north of DFW International Airport. At over 43,000 students, UNT is one of the nation's largest universities and is ranked in the top 8% of USA universities based on racial, geographic, gender, and age diversity and among the nation's top 100 research universities and top 100 universities for social mobility and ethnic diversity (U.S. News & World Report, 2020 College Rankings). UNT is among a very few universities to be a Research 1 University and also a Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) and a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).

    UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.

     

  • Education Policy Researcher, Higher Education 

    RAND is seeking applicants at all levels of experience for education policy research positions with a focus on post-secondary education. Researchers at RAND work on collaborative research teams to solve real-world problems, producing objective, scientific analyses in peer-reviewed journals and technical reports to guide policymakers on a diverse set of issues. These diverse, multidisciplinary teams include policy researchers, economists, psychologists, statisticians, social scientists, and others with relevant training. Researchers apply rigorous, empirical research designs to analyze education policy issues and evaluate programs.

     

    Staff are encouraged to collaborate on projects across various research topics including education, labor, health, social and economic well-being, national security, and homeland security.

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    • Friday, August 12, 2022
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