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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.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has just launched its 2019 Graduate Recruit Program­. The highly competitive Graduate Recruit Program offers a variety of paid employment opportunities, including analyst, technical information specialist and librarian positions.

CRS works exclusively for the United State Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress CRS experts assist at every stage of the legislative process—from the early considerations that precede bill drafting, through committee hearings and floor debate, to the oversight of enacted laws and various agency activities. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and committees.

We are currently seeking a Research Associate who will support teams in AIR's Secondary Education, College, and Careers (SECCR) practice area. This position will support teams in AIR's SECCR practice areas in work related to equity in higher education outcomes and attainment, understanding and improving postsecondary education and learners’ transitions between secondary education, postsecondary education, and the workforce. Although the focus of this work is primarily research, candidates should have an interest in research-practice partnerships or other ways in which research can be relevant to and translated into practice and/or policy.

We are currently seeking a Researcher who will support teams in AIR's Secondary Education, College, and Careers (SECCR) practice areas in work related to conducting and communicating research to support closing equity gaps in higher education, understanding and improving postsecondary education and learners’ transitions between secondary education, postsecondary education, and the workforce. Although the focus of this work is primarily research, candidates should have an interest in research-practice partnerships or other ways in which research can be relevant to and translated to practice and/or policy.

WIDA at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, part of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is hiring a researcher with expertise in quantitative research methods. This position is with WIDA’s growing Research, Policy, and Evaluation team. Researchers on this team work collaboratively with policymakers, practitioners, and researchers across the nation to conduct research that informs policy, practice, and scholarship related to the education of multilingual and immigrant-origin children and youth. The candidate should have experience conducting research on educational and social inequality and, ideally, knowledge and/or research experience related to the education of multilingual and/or immigrant-origin children and youth. This position will be based in Madison and requires a master’s degree in education, sociology, economics or a related field.; a Ph.D. is preferred.

The Office of the President at Brown University is seeking a postdoctoral research associate for a one‐year fellowship focused on social mobility and education. We seek fellows with interests in developing and applying their skills in rigorous empirical education policy analysis and publicly-accessible writing. Applicants should have a substantive interest in higher education and/or income inequality. The fellows will receive mentorship and training from the faculty sponsors, primarily through an active research apprenticeship and collaboration. In addition, they will be part of the broader Annenberg Institute community including faculty and students at Brown University, visiting faculty and students, and other postdoctoral fellows.