ERA-New Orleans Now Hiring Post-Doctoral Researcher

October 28, 2016

We are inviting applications for a postdoctoral fellow in quantitative analysis of education policy to begin in fall 2017. We are especially interested in candidates with an interest in college access, charter schools, accountability, and other types of school reform. As a postdoctoral fellow, the successful candidate will conduct and publish original research related to New Orleans and other projects.

This research-only position is open to candidates receiving degrees in economics, public policy, education, sociology or related fields with an emphasis in quantitative research methods. One-third of the successful candidate’s time will focus on providing research support for the aforementioned projects. Another third of the candidate time will go toward co-authoring academic studies on these topics, and the remaining time will be available for the candidate to work on other projects, including dissertation publications and others unrelated to the work of the center. The fellowship does not require teaching, though teaching opportunities are available. The appointment is for two years.

Applications will be accepted through February 1, 2017.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest in policies related to school reform and/or college access, broadly defined.

  • Ph.D. in economics, public policy, education, sociology or related fields with an emphasis in quantitative research methods by Fall 2017.

  • Expertise with STATA preferred.

Application Instructions

To be considered, applicants must submit a curriculum vita, 3 reference letters, and a research paper through Interfolio.

Contact Deanna Allen with any questions.

Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/persons with disabilities/veterans employer committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities or veterans. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.