Jobs

If you are a member of the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) and you would like to have a job listed, please email it to info@aefpweb.org.

The Center on Education Data and Policy is seeking an experienced education policy researcher to work collaboratively on a variety of quantitative research projects. These projects include the conceptualization of study designs and methodologies, statistical analysis, and policy analysis. We are seeking individuals who possess a strong public policy background, quantitative analysis skills, and a thorough understanding of education issues at the PK-12 and/or postsecondary levels. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work spans multiple components of the educational system and/or examines the intersections between education and related policy areas such as criminal justice, housing, and health.

The School of Education at the University of Michigan seeks multiple colleagues for tenure-track appointments (open rank) in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education. We seek applications from a diverse group of scholars situated in one or more of the following research areas: access, choice, and/or enrollment in postsecondary education; teaching, learning, and student experiences in higher education, including in STEM fields; postsecondary outcomes; state policy; and organizations and leadership.

The Annenberg Institute and the Department of Education are searching to jointly hire a tenure-line faculty position in Urban Education Policy at the Assistant or Associate rank. We seek candidates with a strong research agenda whose work focuses on key issues for reducing inequality and increasing the quality of educational opportunities for children and youth. The start date for this position is July 1, 2020.

The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is seeking professionals in education-related fields to apply for an open position in the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE). Located in NCEE’s Evaluation Division, this position would support rigorous impact evaluations and policy implementation studies. Learn more about our work here: https://ies.ed.gov/ncee.

If you are even potentially interested in this sort of position, you are strongly encouraged to set up a profile in USAJobs (https://www.usajobs.gov/) and to upload your information now. As you build your profile, include all relevant research experience on your resume whether acquired in a paid or unpaid position. The positions will open in USAJobs on July 15, 2019 and will close as soon as 50 applications are received, or on July 29, 2019, whichever is earlier. Getting everything in can take longer than you might expect, so please apply as soon as the position opens in USAJobs. Look for vacancy number IES-2019-0023, or vacancy number IES-2019-0025 for current federal employees.

John Papay and the Annenberg Institute are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a twoyear fellowship (one-year renewable). The Associate will participate in collaborative research activities with John Papay on issues related to standards-based accountability, high-stakes exit examinations, and teacher policy in K-12 schools in the United States. Applicants should have substantive expertise in K-12 school settings and strong skills in qualitative (or mixed-methods) research.

Brown University’s Department of Education seeks an outstanding practitioner to serve as Professor or Associate Professor of the Practice in urban education policy and strategic management. The initial appointment will be for a one-year term, which will be renewable for subsequent terms of up to 5 years.

The Education Policy Innovation Collaborative (EPIC) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a postdoctoral Research Associate who is skilled in survey methodology and has an expertise and exhibited interest in education policy. The postdoctoral Research Associate will work with Professors Josh Cowen and Katharine Strunk and other EPIC faculty associates and researchers on multi-method empirical research in education policy, the economics of education, and policy evaluation and analysis.

The Education Policy Innovation Collaborative (EPIC) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for Research Associate who is skilled in quantitative research methods and has an expertise and exhibited interest in education policy. The Research Associate will need to have completed their doctoral studies or be on track to defend their dissertation. The Research Associate will work with Professors Josh Cowen and Katharine Strunk and other EPIC faculty associates and researchers on empirical research in education policy, the economics of education, and policy evaluation and analysis, using both descriptive and quasi-experimental econometric approaches.
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 researchers and analysts 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 Principal Researcher with a Ph.D. in economics, statistics, public policy, education, or a related field who specializes in applied statistics, quantitative methods, or econometrics...
The AERA Grants Program emphasizes the advanced statistical analysis of data sets from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics, NSF, and other federal agencies. The program also supports studies using large-scale international data systems (e.g., PISA, PIRLS, or TIMMS) that benefit from U.S. federal government support. In addition, statewide longitudinal administrative data systems enhanced through federal grants are also eligible for consideration. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of disciplines, such as, but not limited to, education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics.