EdPolicyWorks


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EdPolicyWorks is a joint collaboration between the Curry School of Education and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy which 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.

The Latest from EdPolicyWorks


Researchers at EdPolicyWorks Head to AEFP, Lead Key Presentations

Faculty and student researchers at EdPolicyWorks will lead over 18 key presentations and sessions at the AEFP national confer

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5 Ed Policy Faculty Named Top Influencers

Five faculty in the Ed Policy Program are named in the 2018 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

2018 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

UVA Ed Policy Seminars

View more of our Ed Policy Seminars including recent talks by Carrie Conaway, Eric Taylor and more!

UVA Ed Policy Seminars

Employee Opportunities


  • Research Specialist

    EdPolicyWorks 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. At least one year of experience in data management and statistical analysis is required for both positions. A bachelor's degree in Economics, Education, Psychology, Public Policy, Sociology, or a related discipline is required for either level of position. For the Research Specialist Intermediate a master's degree is preferred.UVA Jobs Posting Number 0622500.

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  • Research Assistant Professor

    EdPolicyWorks seeks applicants for full-time, 12-month salaried non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor of Education. Incumbents conduct high quality research and produce scholarship that aligns with the mission of EdPolicyWorks. Possibility of teaching based on need, load availability, and mutual agreement between successful candidate, Department Chair, and the EdPolicyWorks Director. A Ph.D. in economics, public policy, education policy or related field by start date of position is required. Rigorous training in econometrics and causal inference is essential. Demonstrated leadership, mentoring, collaboration, and communication skills are a must. UVA Jobs Posting Number 622187.

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Graduate Programs

Faculty at the Curry & Batten Schools work with graduate students in our nationally ranked program.

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Research Fellowships

The Virginia Education Science Training (VEST) program provides intensive research training in education sciences.

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For Undergraduates

EdPolicyWorks works with the Summer Undergraduate Research Program to help students explore educational research.

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