The Education Research Alliance for New Orleans and the National Center for Research on Education Access andChoice (REACH), based within the Economics Department at Tulane University, are now hiring an Associate Directorof Research. The Associate Director (AD) is part of the Leadership Team of ERA-New Orleans, which producesrigorous research to understand and improve the city’s distinctive, charter-based school system, and REACH, whichproduces objective, applicable research on school choice policy nationally. The AD/Research Professor will conductand present original research, write grant proposals, and direct day-to- day research operations of both centers,including supporting and supervising research staff and ongoing research-practice partnerships; building and leadingrelationships with key partners (including data providers and practitioners); managing internal and external review ofresearch; managing approval processes with the Institutional Review Board; and representing the center at local andnational events.
- Ph.D. in statistics, economics, public policy, education, sociology, or a related field
- Experience using quantitative data, as well as perhaps qualitative data, in conducting original research resulting in peer-reviewed articles
- Experience managing and mentoring research staff.
- Demonstrated interest in one or both of the above research topics.
Submit cover letter, CV, research sample, and reference list through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/101847
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