Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Serve as principal investigator on research projects and be responsible for all aspects of administering and leading research, including identifying and securing funding sources, applying rigorous methods to questions of policy and practice, and engaging with educational stakeholders.
2) Develop and mentor staff and provide technical and outreach guidance to other researchers at the Consortium
3) Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with partners, including funders, policymakers, individuals in Chicago schools, the University of Chicago, and state and national educational research organizations.
1) Advanced research techniques or methods
2) Management of research projects.
3) Passion for improving educational outcomes and supporting actionable uses of research evidence.
4) Commitment to understanding and improving outcomes for students of all backgrounds and experiences.
5) Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently, in collaboration as a team member, and in a supervisory role.
6) Excellent written and oral communication skills.
7) Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
1) Doctoral degree in education, public policy, economics, sociology or other relevant social science or mathematical discipline
2) Masterâ™s degree in education, public policy, economics, sociology or other relevant social science or mathematical discipline
1) At least eight years of related experience in urban education research, policy and practice. Impact in educational research through at least 10 publications (books, articles, reports or book chapters) that have been cited by other scholars.
2) Experience supervising research staff.
2) Cover Letter
3) Writing Sample
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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