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The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis (ELPA) in the College of Education at the University is pleased to announce graduate research assistantship positions in our three program areas for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The Wayne K. and Anita Woolfolk Hoy Endowed Professorship of Education in Educational Leadership. We are seeking an experienced scholar whose credentials will be commensurate with appointment at the full professor level. We are particularly interested in recruiting a discipline based scholar with interests in the role leadership plays in the pursuit of equity through the allocation of resources in educational organizations.

The Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (EPOL) in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites applications for a
full-time tenured/tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in the Economics of Education.

We seek applicants who apply economic tools to the study of important policy-relevant topics within the field of education. We seek applicants who use experimental, quasi-experimental, econometric, applied microeconomic, or similar methodological approaches in their research. We are especially interested in candidates who use economic approaches to consider research
questions related to social justice and/or inequality in a variety of educational settings.

The Research Alliance for New York City Schools, an independent research center housed in the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, invites applications for a Research Associate position focused on conducting quantitative research about topics that matter to New York City’s public schools. We are seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds, particularly from groups that are historically underrepresented in applied research.

The Education Department at Brown University invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral research associate position. The post-doctoral associate will participate in collaborative research activities with Matthew Kraft and John Papay on issues related to teacher effectiveness and the teacher labor market in U.S. K-12 public schools. Research activities will focus broadly on questions related to the teacher-school matching process, teachers’ development throughout the career and the influence of contextual factors in teacher effectiveness.

The College of Education at Michigan State University is seeking a scholar of national standing in the field of education policy to occupy the Clifford E. Erickson Distinguished Chair in Education at Michigan State University. The position comes with a fund to support the Chair’s research activity. Although the search is open with respect to disciplinary background, those from the fields of economics, sociology, political science, policy, education measurement or other fields using large-scale data sets to inform education policy and practice are especially encouraged to apply.

The Walton Family Foundation is seeking a skilled research and evaluation professional to join the Foundation’s Evaluation Unit as a Senior Research Officer or as a Research Officer to work across the Foundation’s investment areas, with a particular focus on education research and evaluation. There is a very strong preference for this position to be located in the Foundation’s home office in Bentonville, Arkansas.

The Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri is seeking applications for a four-year, funded doctoral fellowship training position in education policy. This fellowship will prepare an outstanding graduate student for an academic or applied research career focused on education policy.

The Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations (LPO) of Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, seeks a faculty member in the area of Leadership and Organizational Studies. This appointment is for a non-tenure track position as Senior Lecturer.

The Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA) at Stanford University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow for a two‐year fellowship in the Stanford Postdoctoral Fellows Program in the Center for Education Policy Analysis, a program funded by the Institute of Education Sciences.