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Employment Opportunities

  • NEW May 2016: See PDF for more info. EdPolicyWorks, a joint collaboration between the Curry School of Education and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, at the University of Virginia seeks highly qualified applicants for a Research Specialist or Research Specialist Intermediate. The incumbent provides research coordination and project support on large-scale quantitative research projects. Responsibilities include assisting senior researchers in the operation of multiple projects, working with large-scale data sets, conducting data collection, data cleaning, and data management by utilizing Stata statistical software, as well as software such as Excel and GIS. A bachelor's degree in Economics, Education, Psychology, Public Policy, Sociology, or a related discipline is required for either level of position, and for the Research Specialist Intermediate a master's degree is preferred. To apply, visit Jobs@UVA.
  • The Higher Education Program in the Department of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia (UVa) seeks eminent scholars with the potential to hold the Newton and Rita Meyers Professorship in the Economics of Higher Education. The successful candidate will build research collaborations with related schools and disciplines at the University, such as the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, and/or the Economics Department in the College of Arts and Sciences. Preferred areas of scholarly interest include postsecondary finance, college choice, higher education and economic development, academic labor markets, pathways to college for nontraditional and underrepresented students, inequality in higher educational opportunities and outcomes, the transition from elementary-secondary to postsecondary education, and the impact of state and federal policies on the economics and finance of higher education. Incumbents also offer courses and support excellence in doctoral student research and the development of high potential scholars. To apply, visit Jobs@UVA.


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