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Education Analytics (EA) is a non-profit organization that uses rigorous data analysis to inform education research, management, and policy decisions. Our staff is a group of highly motivated, energetic, passionate analysts and researchers who work with school districts, states, and foundation partners across the U.S. to identify innovative ways to improve education systems. We are seeking an experienced researcher with a Ph.D. in public policy, economics, statistics, education, or a related field who specializes in education policy and/or in applied statistics, quantitative methods, or econometrics. The Research Scientist at EA collaborates with external project partners, other researchers, data strategists, analysts, and policy-makers. The position will report to the Vice President of Research and Operations and will play a substantial role in to 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.

If you are looking to apply cutting-edge statistics to address critical problems impacting the lives of students across the country, we encourage you to apply. We are looking for passionate researchers who view every challenge not as a roadblock, but as an opportunity to do something innovative and exciting to transform the U.S. education system.

Professor Joseph Cimpian at NYU Steinhardt seeks to fill a full-time, two-year postdoctoral fellow position. The fellow will work closely with Dr. Cimpian on a range of projects using large-scale datasets to study educational equity and methodological issues.

The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University is accepting applications for the position of Systems Administrator to support and assist the center in data management tasks and the development of IT policies and procedures. CCRC is the leading independent authority on two-year colleges in the United States. We conduct research on issues affecting community colleges and work with colleges and states to improve student success and institutional performance. This position is a full-time role and is based in New York City.

The research agenda for this work is jointly set between Dr. Strunk, researchers on her team, and her partners at the Los Angeles Unified School District. This research stems from a long-standing partnership between Dr. Strunk and the Los Angeles Unified School District. The express purpose of this partnership is to provide district policymakers with rigorous, timely and relevant scholarship in support of the district’s continued work to support early-career teachers.

The Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations (LPO) of Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College invites applications for its Postdoctoral Training Program in Research on School Leader Effectiveness and Career Pathways, funded by the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education. The postdoctoral fellowship is a two-year training opportunity aimed at building research design, analysis, and implementation skills alongside deep substantive content knowledge in the field of education leadership. The fellowship will also offer opportunities to participate in collaborative scholarly communities and in research/policy/practice partnerships.

The University of Michigan seeks a Data Architect and Manager to become an active member of the Education Policy Initiative and Youth Policy Lab. This position will be located at the Ford School of Public Policy. The Data Architect and Manager will have operational responsibility for managing the large-scale administrative data infrastructure that is central to all of our work.

Deans for Impact is seeking a Data Analyst to join its team. This person will play a pivotal role coordinating work across a wide range of traditional and non-traditional educator preparation programs to gather and analyze evidence of teacher-candidate knowledge and skill and of program performance. They will join a team that is passionate about leadership and learning, dedicated and self-driven, and committed to improving the experiences of tens of thousands of aspiring educators nationwide -- and the millions of children they will serve. Most of Deans for Impact's staff is based in Austin, TX, but this position could also be based in a home office.

If you are interested in learning more,  please click on the link above or visit Deans for Impact's Careers page.

Georgia State University, an enterprising public research university in Atlanta, is a national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds. The university provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. Georgia State offers a challenging academic environment that emphasizes research and practical experience across the curriculum and has more than 50 nationally and internationally ranked programs.

While, Atlanta is integral to Georgia State’s educational experience, Atlanta’s quality of life helps Georgia State attract top-notch faculty, staff and administrators by contributing to the economies of Atlanta and the South. With more than 190,000 alumni worldwide, Georgia State’s commitment to student success and being a vital part of the vibrant arts and entertainment community of downtown Atlanta is where the city life meets campus life. Working at Georgia State is where you should be!!!

The Department of Economics is seeking to hire a Research Director who manages the scientific rigor and direction of the Education Policy Institutes projects, including analysis plan development for new projects and scientific and communications oversight for all projects.

The Research Analyst will work on multiple projects with Principal Investigator (PI) Matt Kraft. The job entails close collaboration with Professor Kraft and his team on research in the economics of education and education policy. Examples of past research topics include teacher evaluation and professional growth, teacher-parent communication, school working conditions, students’ social and emotional skills, and district hiring practices. For more information on Professor Kraft and his ongoing research please visit www.matthewakraft.com. Anticipated start date of June 1 (with flexibility). Applications will be reviewed beginning on March 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

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The Tennessee Education Research Alliance (TERA) invites applications for a two year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Research on Education Policy and Practice. The postdoctoral fellowship is a training opportunity aimed at building research design, analysis, and implementation skills through the study of school turnaround, educator labor markets, early literacy, and educators’ professional learning. There also are opportunities for fellows to pursue research outside these areas of focus. The centerpiece of the fellowship is the opportunity for sustained participation in a research-policy-practice partnership aimed at informing education policy and practice decisions in Tennessee. Potential candidates for the postdoctoral program are Ph.D graduates with an interest in becoming independent researchers who focus on education policy in academic or professional research organizations.