Boston University, Wheelock College of Education and Human Development

2057 17582
Position ID:BU-Wheelock College of Education and Human Development-POSTDOC [#17582]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate in Education Policy
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Education / Policy Studies, Research
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/11/17, finished 2021/05/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Postdoctoral Associate 
Wheelock Educational Policy Center 
Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development  

The Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC) housed within the Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, seeks a postdoctoral associate for a two-year fellowship (one-year renewable) to support its research activities. The postdoctoral associate will participate in collaborative research activities with affiliated faculty, including Joshua Goodman and Marcus Winters. They will also be allocated at least one day per week to continue independent research. We seek candidates with substantive interest in developing and applying quantitative research skills in order to study issues and policies relevant to US Pk-12 and/or post-secondary education. 

The postdoctoral associate will receive mentored professional development from affiliated faculty through a combination of active research collaboration and participating in activities available to members of the WEPC community. 

Candidates should have a PhD in Education, Economics, Public Policy or a related field by the beginning of the fellowship. Candidates should have demonstrated interest and expertise in educational policy and strong quantitative research skills. 

The position begins July 1, 2021. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Inquiries may be directed to Joshua Goodman at

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one example of scholarly work, and arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted. Application materials electronically to  

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Further Info:
2 Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215