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The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is pleased to announce the AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research. The Council of the AERA established the fellowship program to provide support for doctoral dissertation research, to advance education research by outstanding minority graduate students, and to improve the quality and diversity of university faculties. This fellowship is targeted for members of racial and ethnic groups historically underrepresented in higher education (e.g., African Americans, Alaskan Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islanders). This program offers doctoral fellowships to enhance the competitiveness of outstanding minority scholars for academic appointments at major research universities. It supports fellows conducting education research and provides mentoring and guidance toward the completion of their doctoral studies.

The Department of Public Administration and Policy (DPAP) in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a full-time, postdoctoral fellow at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning January 1, 2017 and ending August 31, 2018. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by December 2016 in the field of public administration, public policy, political science, economics, or a related field.

The National Assessment Governing Board, which sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) - otherwise known as The Nation's Report Card - is seeking to fill the position of Deputy Executive Director.

The Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia invites applications for a position as an Assistant Professor with expertise in pre-K-12 educational administration and policy to begin August 2017.

The School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder announces a tenure track position for the 2017-18 academic year in Educational Evaluation of Programs, Policies, and Practices. This is an open rank position that may be filled at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level based on the competitiveness of the applicants.

The Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations of Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the associate or full professor rank in education policy. We seek applicants whose research employs quantitative methods—including econometrics and experimental/quasi-experimental and/or large scale longitudinal research designs—to address questions of fundamental importance to education policy at the local, state, and federal levels. Candidates should have a strong record of accomplishment in securing external funding and a history of working collaboratively with colleagues and students. Candidates should have an exemplary record of teaching, research, and service that includes mentoring and training future researchers within his/her research projects.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Education Policy to conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on federal education proposals and legislation related to varied education programs and policies.  The analyst will conduct analyses on topics such as the efficacy of student aid benefits, post-program outcomes for postsecondary students, college costs and prices, educational/fiscal accountability of higher education institutions, and financing of postsecondary institutions.  Familiarity with and interest in issues pertaining to federal education programs and policies, and the relationship between varied educational programs and educational and employment outcomes will be important for this position.  The ability to critically examine the efficacy of public policies is also an important element of this position.

The Community College Research Center at the Institute on Education and the Economy at Teachers College, Columbia University is accepting applications for a Senior Research Associate position who will manage a suite of multi-year, grant-funded projects. The successful candidate will design and lead quantitative research projects focused on the success of community college students, particularly in terms of students’ transfer and employment outcomes. For more information on CCRC’s current research activities, see: CCRC Current Projects. This full-time position is based in New York City, and requires travel.

This posting is for a full-time Senior Research Associate staff position at the University of Southern California Center for Economic and Social Research. We are searching for candidates with interest in education research, evaluation of education programs, and innovative approaches to curriculum and instruction. Primary responsibilities for this role on a two-year randomized control trial evaluation of a project-based learning intervention include: project management; qualitative data collection; qualitative analysis; and writing. The successful candidate must be self-driven with: excellent communication, collaboration, leadership, and project management skills; strong qualitative data collection, analysis and writing skills; scrupulous attention to detail; ability to communicate clearly and confidently with teachers, district administrators, parents and students; and creative problem solving.

St. Catherine University Department of Economics seeks a 1/2 time ranked faculty member. This has the potential to become full time next year. We are a small department committed to social justice and increasing the share women and minorities in undergraduate economics. We seek a colleague who is passionate about mentoring students and conducting policy-relevant research. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in living in Minneapolis/StPaul.