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The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR), a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, DC, seeks a Research Economist who will work at IWPR and teach in the Program on Gender Analysis in Economics (PGAE) at American University. This year-round position for a mid- or senior-level economist provides the opportunity to direct an academically rigorous, policy-oriented research program and provide high-quality instruction in a doctoral program. The successful candidate will ideally begin work between June and September 2018. The Research Economist will work in IWPR’s Washington, DC, office with an experienced, multi-disciplinary team of PhD-level researchers and research associates who work on a variety of topics related to employment, education, income security, work and family, health and safety, and women and girls of color. The research economist will also teach one course per semester at the American University campus and hold office hours and attend department committee meetings there. Title at AU is to be determined.
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University invites applications and nominations for the tenured, chaired Professorship in U.S. health policy. The position seeks to carry on a tradition of excellence in health policy research and public engagement focused on healthcare economics and financing, payment policy, insurance, healthcare markets, the healthcare delivery system and regulatory policy. The position will contribute to the public profile of the Heller School through teaching scholarship and participation in external policy-related initiatives focused on improving the cost effectiveness, quality and value of the US healthcare system. The individual would be expected to be an active participant in the activities of the Brandeis Health Industry Forum. The candidate will play a lead role in expanding the Heller School’s research portfolio through fundraising, developing new areas of research and helping to recruit highly qualified policy researchers to support the work. In particular, we are seeking candidates with a strong interest in applied research and generating knowledge to inform public policy at the state and federal level. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of application. All applications will be treated confidentially. To apply, click here.
The Department of Health Policy and Management of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health seeks applicants for one faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, with a proposed start date of 09/01/2018.
The Department of Health Policy and Management has a multidisciplinary faculty that trains Masters level students in health policy and health administration. We maintain close ties with Columbia's Graduate School of Business, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and School of International and Public Affairs, as well as with many New York area healthcare delivery and research institutions.
Teachers College Columbia University is recruiting a developmental psychologist at the mid-career (associate or full professor) level to assume a full-time faculty position to begin Fall, 2018, in the Program in Developmental Psychology. The ideal candidate studies children and youth in various contexts and examines how context and experience contribute to disparities in social, emotional and cognitive learning outcomes. Such a candidate would combine theoretically-framed research with design and evaluation of prevntion and enrichment programs. Ideally the populations studied include poor, minority, or immigrant children and youth. Candidates should have substantial experience in teaching a range of courses at the masters and doctoral level in developmental theory and methodology across a wide age range. In addition to scholarly work, candidates will teach masters and doctoral level courses in social-cognitive development and in developmental research methods, as well as in their own areas of specialization.
The program in Economics of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University (TC) seeks to hire an Associate (tenured or tenure-track) or Full Professor (tenured) with expertise in the Economics of Education. We are seeking a nationally-recognized scholar to join our engaging academic and professional environment, in a world-class university with outstanding faculty and students. While research focus is flexible, we are particularly interested in scholars whose work examines issues of economic, racial, and/or gender inequality in the context of education.
Teachers College, Columbia University, together with many other organizations, is excited to announce a job opportunity as Project Director with the new Income and Development Brain Study! The Income and Developing Brain study is a path breaking random assignment study that will offer monthly unconditional cash supplements to eligible low income mothers of infants for the first three years of their child’s life. Two hundred fifty mothers will be recruited from hospitals at the time of their child’s birth in each of four sites—New York City, New Orleans, St. Paul, Minnesota, and Omaha, Nebraska. Half of the mothers in each site will be randomized to receive $333/month in cash and half will receive $20/month in cash. The aim is to understand the causal effects of income on the family and on very early child development, in order to inform policy. The study is funded by a consortium of foundations and NIH and led by principal investigators Greg Duncan (UC Irvine), Lisa Gennetian (NYU), Katherine Magnuson (UW at Madison), Kimberly Noble (Teachers College, Columbia University), and Hirokazu Yoshikawa (NYU). More about the study and its motivation can be found here, here and here.
We are seeking an experienced researcher and project manager to serve as a project director for this unique multi-institutional, multi-site, multi-year study. More information can be found here.
The Justice Lab in the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) seeks to appoint a continuing term Senior Staff Associate, beginning March 1, 2018 to manage the work of the newly established “Square One Project”, aa three-year series of meetings and communication efforts for leading policymakers and scholars to rethink criminal justice policy to propel policy reform. The incumbent will coordinate the research-related activities of the "Executive Session on the Future of Justice Policy" and the "Roundtables on the Future of Justice Policy." With the PI, the researcher will 1) function as a managing editor, overseeing timelines for creating scientific papers; 2) recruit and form working groups of leading scholars and practitioners, organize project launches and maintain the project missions; 3) with the communications team, oversee Square One’s communications strategy; 4) assist in research and program development, monitor budgets and align research plans, timelines and deliverables, coordinate grant and report writing; 5) develop and maintain relationships with project's stakeholders; and 6) represent the projects within and outside of the University, presenting research findings to various audiences at scientific events and direct research-related events and meetings.
The Justice Lab in the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) seeks to appoint a continuing term Staff Associate, beginning March 1, 2018, to support the "Executive Session on the Future of Justice Policy" project. Overseen by the Square One project group, the Executive Session is a three-year series of meetings and communication efforts for leading policymakers and scholars to rethink criminal justice policy to propel policy reform. The incumbent will coordinate the research-related activities of the Executive Session, including 1) coordinate research tasks, policy analysis, data collection and analysis; 2) serve as key point of contact between the project members and the Square One team; facilitating session member’s research and writing, gathering research for to support design and drafting of policy briefs and distribution materials; 3) coordinate the review, revision and publication process of scientific papers; 4) coordinate with Justice Lab team members on project communications efforts; 5) follow criminal justice trends, compliance issues, subject matter regulations and guidelines, and advise appropriate community members; 6) implement systems to coordinate research and program development, track timelines, prepare progress and scientific reports
The Justice Lab in the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) seeks to appoint a continuing term Staff Associate, beginning March 1, 2018, to support the " Roundtables on the Future of Justice Policy " project. Overseen by the Square One project group, the Roundtables is a three-year series of meetings and communication efforts for leading policymakers and scholars to rethink criminal justice policy to propel policy reform. The incumbent will coordinate the research-related activities of the Roundtables, including 1) coordinate research tasks, policy analysis, data collection and analysis; 2) serve as key point of contact between the Roundtables participants and the Square One team; facilitating session member’s research and writing, gathering research for to support design and drafting of policy briefs and distribution materials; 3) coordinate the review, revision and publication process of scientific papers; 4) coordinate with Justice Lab team members on project communications efforts; 5) follow criminal justice trends, compliance issues, subject matter regulations and guidelines, and advise appropriate community members; 6) implement systems to coordinate research and program development, track timelines, prepare progress and scientific reports.
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.
We currently have 20 ongoing projects using state administrative and national data stored on Linux-based servers. The ideal candidate will work with project leaders to draft and enforce data agreement in the acquisition, usage, storage, and eventual termination of the data. The candidate will also work with CCRC staff and partners to maintain servers and user accounts, as well as help store, clean, catalogue and document data. Apply through the Teachers College Human Resources website: Systems Administrator/Data Librarian.
The Department of Policy Analysis and Management in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University is seeking to hire two Assistant Professors, one in Health and one in Applied Microeconomics. These tenure-track positions will have responsibilities of 50% research and 50% teaching and advising. The Health hire will conduct empirical research in health economics and/or health disparities. The Applied Microeconomics hire will conduct empirical research in one or more of the following areas: behavioral economics, development, economic demography, education, health, law and economics, environmental economics, labor economics, public finance, and regulation. Teaching and advising responsibilities will include support of an undergraduate major in Policy Analysis and Management, professional master's students, and Ph.D. programs in Policy Analysis and Management, Economics, and Sociology.
Associate Professor of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University with research interests in population. The Department of Policy Analysis and Management (PAM) in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University invites nominations and applications for a faculty member at the Associate Professor level with research interests in population. This is a tenured position that includes 50% research and 50% teaching, advising, and service. Teaching and advising responsibilities include support of the department's undergraduate and graduate degree offerings in Policy Analysis and Management. There are opportunities for involvement in research and training programs in demography administered through the Cornell Population Center (CPC). Qualifications include a Ph.D. in economics, sociology, demography, public policy, or a related field and a scholarly and teaching record commensurate with tenure at the Associate Professor level. Please contact the Search Committee Chair, Kelly Musick (email@example.com), with any questions. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
George Mason University
The College of Health and Human Services at George Mason University (Mason) seeks an energetic and visionary leader to serve as the next Chair of the Department of Social Work. Mason, a Carnegie Research I institution, is the largest and most diverse public university in Virginia with more than 36,000 students from all 50 states and over 135 countries. Located in Fairfax, Virginia, Mason ispart of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, offering easy access to the cultural, scientific, and political resources of the nation's capital. Mason has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. This position will be filled by a tenured Professor with a 12-month appointment. The option exists for an endowed professorship (Elizabeth Enochs Endowed Chair) if the successful candidate has expertise in the welfare of Latin American children.
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position in its Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy group. The Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy area includes individuals whose primary research and teaching interests lie in economics, international business, international political economy, and strategy. The area is collegial and multi-disciplinary, with several members crossing boundaries in research and teaching. The position is open to scholars interested in conducting applied, international research. It is our expectation that the successful candidate will be someone whose scholarship addresses firm behavior in the global economy and whose work has appeared or will appear in leading scholarly outlets.
The position is at the rank of assistant professor. Georgetown University prides itself on the teaching excellence of its faculty and the successful applicant will be someone who fits that tradition. Our preference is for someone who has demonstrated teaching ability. We encourage applicants to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. We will begin consideration of applications and nominations on 1 November 2017, but will accept inquires until the position is filled.
Georgia State University
The Education Policy Labs at Georgia State University in Atlanta are seeking a full‐time Research Director
to contribute to the scientific and intellectual leadership for the Metro Atlanta Policy Lab for Education.
There are two labs, the Metro Atlanta Policy Lab for Education, “MAPLE” (a partnership between
Georgia State and five Atlanta‐area school districts that collectively enroll 30 percent of the public
school students in Georgia) and the Career and Technical Education Policy Exchange, “CTEx” (a
collaboration of researchers studying career and technical education using student level data databases
from three state partners – Arkansas, Michigan and Tennessee). The Research Director will help to manage research and project staff, provide scientific direction and ensure the quality of all work. The Research Director would also be expected to direct a portfolio of applied research projects in association with faculty members and research teams that will analyze existing policies, and design the piloting and roll‐out of new policy initiatives. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by fall 2018 in public policy, economics, education policy or a related field with at least two years of policy and research experience, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Preference will be given to those with proven experience working with interdisciplinary research teams and with local and state education agencies.
As part of its Next Generation Program (http://secondcentury.gsu.edu/next-generationprogram/) and pending budgetary approval, Georgia State University anticipates hiring for multiple tenure-track positions effective 2018. These positions are part of GSU’s strategic initiative to lead in the areas of cybercrime, cybersecurity, and future crime and technology policy, with a focus on research and teaching related to the Financial Technology and Health Informatics Industries. The initiative is a collaborative effort between the Departments of Criminal Justice and Criminology (Andrew Young School of Policy Studies), Computer Information Systems (Robinson College of Business), Psychology (College of Arts and Sciences), and Computer Sciences (College of Arts and Sciences). This position is the first of multiple, and will be based in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology with the requirement that the scholar selected will collaborate with researchers from the units listed above, but also with those from entities across the university including but not be limited to the College of Law, the School of Public Health, and any of the over 100 research centers and institutes on campus.
Johns Hopkins University
The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking applications for the Eugene and Mildred Lipitz Professorship and Director of the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care. Candidates should have extensive experience conducting multidisciplinary research to improve care for people with chronic conditions and their families. Applicants with experience in delivery system innovation, long-term care policy, disabilities, geriatrics, palliative care, and other relevant disciplines or areas of research are encouraged to apply. The applicant will be expected to play a major role in mentoring post-doctoral and pre-doctoral trainees and junior faculty throughout the Schools of Public Health, Nursing and Medicine.
The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has two openings for tenure-track faculty positions in: 1) health disparities, minority health, and inequities; and 2) health and social policy. For both positions, rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants for both positions should have a PhD or MD with graduate training in health policy, health economics, health services research, biostatistics, sociology, political science, law and ethics, or public health. For the position focusing on health disparities, a successful applicant will have opportunities to collaborate with faculty and students as a core faculty member in the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions. For the position focusing on health and social policy, a successful applicant will have opportunities to collaborate on projects at the nexus of social policy and health with faculty and students in the Johns Hopkins Institute for Health and Social Policy and the Johns Hopkins Pompeu Fabra University Public Center in Barcelona, Spain. For both positions, there will also be opportunities to collaborate with researchers from the Schools of Public Health, Nursing, Medicine, and Arts and Science, as well as with other faculty in the Department.
The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a full-time, 12-month, open rank faculty positions in economic evaluation. Applicants for the tenure track position should have a Ph.D. or relevant clinical degree (e.g. MD, RN, PharmD) with graduate training in decision sciences, health economics, pharmacoeconomics, health services research or a closely related field and research interests in economic evaluation, cost-effectiveness/cost-benefit analysis, or decision modelling. A strong interest in graduate-level advising, mentoring, and teaching in economic evaluation is required. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated capabilities and/or potential in developing an externally-funded research program and a track record of peer-reviewed publication. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a full-time, 12-month, open rank faculty positions in economic evaluation. Applicants for the non-tenure scientist track position should have a PhD or master’s degree with at least 5 years of professional experience with cost-effectiveness or cost-benefit analysis. The faculty member who assumes this position will contribute to several projects in the Department, including working with the Johns Hopkins Coordinating Center for the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC). This multi-center effort, funded by the Department of Defense, is a landmark collaboration of over 30 civilian and military trauma centers dedicated to conducting the research needed to improve outcomes of service members and civilians who sustain major limb trauma.
MDRC is seeking a Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to join its Center for Applied Behavioral Science (CABS) to conduct program evaluation and technical assistance activities. We are looking for candidates who have extensive knowledge of behavioral insights, significant experience applying those insights in field research with government agencies or nonprofit programs, a strong interest in social policy, and a desire to work in small teams to foster social innovation.
MDRC is seeking a Research Analyst to join its Center for Applied Behavioral Science (CABS) to conduct program evaluation and technical assistance activities. MDRC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization dedicated to learning what works to improve programs and policies that affect low-income populations. CABS combines MDRC’s policy and evaluation expertise with insights from behavioral science. Since launching the first major project to apply a behavioral research lens to human services programs that serve low-income families in the United States, CABS has expanded and developed numerous projects in child support, child welfare, welfare-to-work, K-12 education, higher education, and workforce development.
MDRC is seeking a Resource Manager to join our Youth Development, Criminal Justice, and Employment policy area. As a Resource Manager, you will have the unusual opportunity to work as part of multidisciplinary teams on management and research in a dynamic and challenging environment.
MDRC is seeking a Technical Research Analyst with experience with public policy research, data management, and quantitative analysis to join the Postsecondary Education policy group. MDRC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that uses experimental studies to build knowledge in the social and education policy fields. The Postsecondary Education policy area conducts research to gauge the effectiveness of programs designed to help low-income students succeed in community colleges. Our research includes multisite random assignment trials involving thousands of college students across the country, and draws upon behavioral science, predictive modeling, and other advanced quantitative techniques. Technical Research Analysts in the Postsecondary Education group have the opportunity to work as a part of multidisciplinary teams on current social policy issues in a dynamic and challenging environment, alongside leading public policy experts.
MDRC is seeking a Benefit-Cost Research Associate with training in economics, public policy, public finance, or similar fields to design and lead benefit-cost and cost-effectiveness studies across several policy areas. The Benefit-Cost Research Associate will join interdisciplinary project teams that include specialists in program design and operations, qualitative research methods, and quantitative analysis. The successful candidate will take primary responsibility for developing and broadening the approaches and methodologies used to answer key questions regarding the benefits and costs attributable to programs and policies being evaluated by MDRCs leading researchers.
The Maastricht Graduate School of Governance is looking to hire an Assistant Professor in the field of applied development economics and public policy analysis. The successful applicant will contribute to research and teaching (in English), and will be willing to contribute to other activities of the School, such as project work, writing grant applications and project proposals, and (a limited amount of) administrative duties and committee work. The candidate is required to have expertise in quantitative methods, and would be expected to teach such methods at the Master level. Experience in developing and teaching quantitative methods courses would be an advantage therefore. The candidate is also expected to have thematic expertise in one or more of the following areas: development policy, education policy, governance systems, innovation policy, international relations and conflict analysis, migration, public health policy, public policy evaluation, social protection policy.
New York University
The Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service invites applications for a clinical faculty member with expertise in quantitative methods applied to policy-relevant research. We are seeking applicants interested in teaching core quantitative methods and reasoning to our Masters in Public Administration students and engaging in our curriculum needs in this and related Masters programs. Knowledge and experience in the use of advanced methods such as machine learning and survey methods would be an advantage. Candidates should describe how they have addressed (or would address) issues around diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching. A PhD in public administration, economics, education, political science, sociology, statistics, or related fields is required, with a degree conferred by August 31, 2018. Prior teaching experience is required.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the successful candidate will begin September 1, 2018. Please submit a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, research publications (if available), teaching evaluations, and contact information for at least three professional references using the provided link.
The Buffett Institute invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships in the study of global, comparative, or international affairs. Up to three fellows will be selected. Applications are welcome from scholars from any range of social science or interdisciplinary perspectives whose research addresses global, international, or transnational social processes, problems, governance, or conflicts. Fellowships will run from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2020.
The School of Public Policy of Pepperdine University invites qualified candidates with a strong research
background in the quantitative aspects of public policy analysis to apply for the James Q. Wilson
Visiting Professor of Public Policy position for the academic year 2018-2019. This position may be
renewed for a second year (2019-2020) upon mutual agreement. To be seriously considered, applicants
will demonstrate in their very first correspondence that they are familiar with the mission of Pepperdine
University and the unique approach of the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, with its interdisciplinary
emphasis on the moral and historic underpinnings of free institutions and its recognition of the key role
of the “public” in solving policy challenges.
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track position at the advanced assistant or associate professor level for a food policy scholar able to work at the intersections between food, nutrition and human health at the local, state, national or international level to consider outcomes such as food security, obesity, consumer knowledge and behavior, firm and non-profit strategies among others. We seek candidates with experience in interdisciplinary research within community-based interventions, education, policy, and dissemination of transformational research. The faculty member will initiate new transformative research projects with colleagues across campus and thus strengthen the university’s research on the role of food and nutrition policy. Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. degree requirements by fall 2018. Successful candidates will likely have doctorates in public management or public policy, nutrition, psychology, sociology, political science, economics, or a related field. A strong record of scholarly productivity in food and nutrition policy is expected. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three professional reference letters to: Colleen Spees, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org).
University of Chicago
Reporting to the Dean of the Harris School, The Associate Dean of Alumni Relations and Development will oversee the strategy, planning, organization, and implementation of programs designed to support the philanthropic endeavors of the Harris School. This position will also be responsible for overseeing and managing all Alumni Relations and Development staff. As the leader of the Alumni Relations and Development team for Harris, the Associate Dean will develop an overall giving structure that will support major gifts, annual fund, leadership giving, and corporate giving strategies with a particular focus meeting capital campaign and Keller Center building goals. This position will also create a strategy to engage Harris alumni in the continuing work and mission of the school. As well as, work closely with University leaders to ensure communication and coordination with University fundraising efforts.
The University of Chicago Poverty Lab is seeking a full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow to build and lead a portfolio of applied research projects in association with faculty members and research teams focused on housing instability and workforce development in urban areas. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will be responsible for contributing to the scientific content of research proposals and will have the opportunity to author or co-author scientific articles. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will assist the Executive Director and other staff in dissemination and policymaker outreach activities, and will oversee the work of other research staff. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will report to Poverty Lab Scientific Director Kelly Hallberg and work collaboratively with Marianne Bertrand, other researchers, staff and partner agencies. The term of this position is 12 months, with the possibility of renewal for up to 24 additional months.
The University of Chicago Crime Lab and Education Lab are seeking a full-time Research Director to contribute to the scientific and intellectual leadership for the Crime Lab. In this role the Research Director will help to manage and mentor research and project staff, providing scientific direction and ensuring the rigor and quality of all work. The Research Director would also be expected to direct a portfolio of applied research projects in association with faculty members and research teams focused on reducing crime and violence and improving life outcomes for disadvantaged youth.
University of Kentucky
The Martin School of Public Policy & Administration at the University of Kentucky seeks applicants for a tenure track position beginning August 2018. Rank is open. We are particularly interested in a scholar who brings a political science perspective to the study of policy formulation, implementation, and outcomes. The substantive area within public policy is open. Responsibilities will include research and teaching with a focus on masters and Ph.D. level course work and advising. The successful candidate will teach a 2-2 course load and is expected to maintain an active, high quality research agenda
University of Illinois at Chicago
The Division of Health Policy and Administration (HPA) in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for up to two tenure track or tenured faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning Fall 2018. Recruitment will be for positions in the areas of 1) public health policy; and, 2) health economics, health services research, or health administration. Candidates for these positions must have a doctorate in health policy, public policy, economics, health services research, health care administration, or a related discipline or expect one by August 2018. A strong record of teaching, publications and experience with extramurally funded research grants is expected commensurate with stage of career.
The Division of Health Policy and Administration (HPA) in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level as the senior position in a Chancellor-sponsored cluster hire initiative entitled "Health Promotion for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Older Adults". The successful candidate should have a PhD in Public Health or a related area (e.g., health policy, public policy, psychology, gerontology, sociology, social work, economics) and an outstanding research background in health promotion/policy for older adults with an emphasis on minority or disadvantaged populations. A demonstrated history of building and leading collaborative multidisciplinary research teams is critical, along with a successful record of publications and extramural funding. In addition to holding a faculty appointment in HPA, this position offers a leadership opportunity in the Center for Research on Health and Aging. For fullest consideration, please apply by February 1, 2018.
University of Maryland - Baltimore County
The School of Public Policy in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is searching for an advanced assistant or associate professor of health policy, to begin August 2018. We are seeking candidates who have a commitment to inclusive excellence, a strong record of research productivity, a track-record of external funding, and expertise in teaching quantitative methods to graduate students. Candidates with interests in policy approaches to address health equity, and/or health disparities are strongly encouraged to apply.
University of Michigan
The Youth Policy Lab is seeking an energetic, ambitious and entrepreneurial Associate Director to lead the Lab’s outreach and strategic planning and manage the Lab’s day-to-day activities. The Associate Director will help to develop new partnerships, identify new funding opportunities, take the lead on external communications and outreach activities, overseeing the development of written materials, planning events to help raise the profile of the Lab, and representing the Lab at workshops, conferences and other events. The Associate Director will also be responsible for day-to-day management of the Lab – supervising administrative and research staff, ensuring that existing projects move forward in a timely manner, monitoring internal communication structures, overseeing financial management activities, and recruiting and hiring new staff.
The Youth Policy Lab at the University of Michigan conducts applied research in the areas of education, health care, juvenile justice and workforce development to improve opportunities for young people in Michigan and beyond. We partner with state and local agencies, nonprofits and policymakers to develop and evaluate interventions for youth ages 0-25. Leveraging the collective expertise of faculty across UM, we help organizations use individual-level client data to ascertain needs, identify promising strategies, refine service-delivery models and conduct rigorous outcome evaluations.
You may apply for the position at http://umjobs.org/. Please reference job posting #152428.
The Education Policy Initiative is seeking an Associate Director. In collaboration with the faculty directors, the Associate Director will launch new initiatives, conduct strategic planning, manage an active research program, oversee financial operations, and manage day-to-day activities.
The Education Policy Initiative (EPI) at the Ford School of Public Policy brings together nationally-recognized scholars focused on the generation and dissemination of policy-relevant education research. We work in partnership with schools, districts, and agencies to develop and answer research questions that inform both policy and practice.
In collaboration with the faculty directors, the Associate Director will plan and manage all aspects of EPI activities, including:
Initiate and maintain relationships with research partners and funders.
Provide strategic planning and leadership, including the development of a sustainable funding model that will allow for continued growth. Oversee staff, finances, budget, events and planning of operational activities. Plan and oversee timelines and coordinate the work of project managers.
Draft memos, presentations, and policy briefs, working with communications professionals to produce and distribute reports.
Oversee data agreements, data management, and data security. Conduct data analyses and present results. Manage IRB applications and ensure compliance.
You may apply for the position at http://umjobs.org/. Please reference job posting #152794.
The Vivian A. and James L. Curtis Research Center at the University of Michigan School of Social Work is accepting applications for a one-year to two-year postdoctoral program. The initial appointment will be for one year and will be renewed for a second year if the candidate is making good progress towards the goals of the position. The postdoctoral program emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to training and to developing social work academics to assume leadership in research focused on underserved populations. The selected fellow will partner with externally-funded faculty mentor(s) and matched by areas of interest and methodological expertise.
Every year the postdoctoral program accepts applications from candidates whose research agendas fall within different areas of interest, such as health, mental health, child welfare, and others. For the 2018-19 period, we are looking specifically for candidates whose interests include translational (research-to-practice) and implementation research; health disparities in infectious diseases (e.g., HIV, STIs); and interprofessional collaboration and integrated health. We encourage behavioral and social science researchers looking to sharpen their skills in CBPR and mixed methods research.
Applications will be accepted until March 15, 2018.
University of Minnesota
A full position description and application instructions can be found on The Humphrey School of Public Affairs' website.
A full position description and application instructions can be found on The Humphrey School of Public Affairs' website.
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Seeking an experienced individual as faculty to oversee the administration and research associated with the ISC Community Database, an integrated data system that holds administrative data from over forty community agencies in Charlotte-Mecklenburg for research purposes.
Preferred qualifications: Doctoral degree in a field related to social science research or data science; experience in leading trans-disciplinary research teams; experience with children, youth & family issues; administrative experience managing staff, budgets and organizational planning; outstanding interpersonal skills.
This is a 12-month position starting approximately July 2018. Review of applications will begin in March 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
University of Oklahoma
As part of a multi-year, cross-discipline strategic hiring and growth initiative in Early Childhood, the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma (OU) seeks applications and informal candidate nominations for a faculty opening at the rank of Assistant or Tenured Associate Professor. The disciplinary background for this position is open, and applicants from psychology, sociology, social work, political science, anthropology, and other relevant areas will be considered. The successful candidate will play a key role in shaping and building a cross-discipline Early Childhood research initiative. Over the next several years, we anticipate multiple Early Childhood hires in varied disciplines and colleges to augment OU’s cutting-edge academic programming and research in Early Childhood; this cross-campus initiative includes Arts & Sciences, Education, Medicine, Engineering, and allied areas.
University of Southern California
The Rossier School of Education invites applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position with a focus on advanced quantitative methods. The successful candidate’s research will use sophisticated econometric, statistical, or other advanced quantitative methods to answer questions relating to the implementation and causal effects of district, state, and/or federal pre-K12 education policies. Candidates with a research focus on policies related to equity and improving opportunity and outcomes for historically under-served groups are especially desired. This position is part of a multiyear strategy to recruit scholars focused on equity in education.
University of Virginia
The Department of Education Leadership, Foundations, and Policy in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia (UVa) seeks scholars to fill an open rank tenure track or tenured position in education policy. Rank is contingent upon qualifications. The search is open to scholars with interests across the PK-16 continuum who share a commitment to applied quantitative research that is directly relevant to policy and practice and who are interested in working in a highly interdisciplinary environment.
The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for full-time, 12-month salaried non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor of Education positions in the Department of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy with an affiliation in EdPolicyWorks. Incumbents conduct high quality research and produce scholarship that aligns with the mission of EdPolicyWorks. The center seeks to bring together researchers from across the University of Virginia and the State to focus on important questions of educational policy and the competitiveness of labor in an era of globalization. Incumbents work with Principal Investigators and senior researchers on funded research projects and may also serve as PI or Co-PI on own research projects. Possibility of teaching based on need, load availability, and mutual agreement between successful candidate, Department Chair, and the EdPolicyWorks Director. This position is contingent upon satisfactory performance and the availability of funding. For more information, use job Posting Number 0622187.
University of Washington
The University of Washington College of Education seeks to fill a position for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the areas of Educational Politics, Governance, and Finance with a focus on educational equity and learning across P-12 settings. Strong candidates would have active research agendas in policy, organizations, and/or leadership, addressing such topics as the politics of education/governance and state and federal policy, especially regarding education finance. A successful candidate will bring an explicit equity lens to such matters and a demonstrated commitment to examining and contributing to new political, organizational, or resource arrangements that foster equitable educational opportunities and outcomes especially for students traditionally underserved by public school systems. The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2017.
University of Wisconsin
In the context of UW-Madison's longstanding reputation in scholarly and policy-relevant population health activities, the Department of Population Health Sciences is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenured or tenure-track position in the areas of healthcare systems and population health management. The ideal candidate will have research, teaching, and policy interests in healthcare systems, value-based healthcare delivery, population health management, health outcomes/comparative effectiveness, decision science, or related topics.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
The Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, invites applications for a non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor position in Public Health Policy and Administration that will begin on August 20, 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate-level public health policy courses, with additional opportunities for teaching in the School’s upcoming undergraduate program in public health; mentor graduate students; and develop or expand their own research program. This position is a 9-month appointment with a two-year contract. Continuation of contract beyond the first year is contingent upon satisfactory performance in teaching and service. The Zilber School offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
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