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Now Hiring: Associate Director of Research and Postdoctoral Research Fellow

March 21, 2022

The Education Research Alliance for New Orleans (ERA-New Orleans) is now hiring an Associate Director of Research/Research Professor and a Post-Doctoral Fellow to lead objective and rigorous research projects related to market-based schools reforms in New Orleans and across the country.

The Edu­ca­tion Research Alliance for New Orleans (ERA-New Orleans) pro­duces objec­tive, rig­or­ous, and use­ful research to under­stand post-Kat­ri­na school reforms in New Orleans. Based at Tulane Uni­ver­si­ty, ERA-New Orleans is a wide­ly cit­ed source for research on school choice. 

We are look­ing for excel­lent can­di­dates who meet the require­ments below to sup­port our research agen­da. With an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary team, ERA-New Orleans is an engag­ing place to work, apply­ing the most advanced research meth­ods and aca­d­e­m­ic resources of a top research uni­ver­si­ty to real-world edu­ca­tion­al chal­lenges and oppor­tu­ni­ties. Please come join us. 

Asso­ciate Direc­tor of Research/​Research Pro­fes­sor The Asso­ciate Direc­tor (AD) is part of the lead­er­ship team of ERA-New Orleans. The AD/​Research Pro­fes­sor will con­duct and present orig­i­nal research, raise funds, and direct day-to-day research oper­a­tions of both cen­ters, includ­ing sup­port­ing and super­vis­ing research staff and ongo­ing research-prac­tice part­ner­ships; build­ing and lead­ing rela­tion­ships with key part­ners (includ­ing data providers and prac­ti­tion­ers); man­ag­ing inter­nal and exter­nal review of research; and rep­re­sent­ing the cen­ter at local and nation­al events. We invite appli­ca­tions from can­di­dates with a Ph.D. in sta­tis­tics, eco­nom­ics, pub­lic pol­i­cy, edu­ca­tion, soci­ol­o­gy, or a relat­ed field. Click here to apply.

Post­doc­tor­al Research Fel­low The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will con­duct and pub­lish orig­i­nal quan­ti­ta­tive research for ERA-New Orleans relat­ed to K‑12 school reforms, par­ent choice, char­ter schools, and teacher labor mar­kets, among oth­ers. We invite appli­ca­tions from can­di­dates who will receive a Ph.D. in edu­ca­tion, soci­ol­o­gy, eco­nom­ics, psy­chol­o­gy, or a relat­ed field by fall 2022. The appoint­ment is for two years. Review of appli­ca­tions will begin Feb­ru­ary 28, 2022 and con­tin­ue until the posi­tion is filled. Click here to apply.

As an orga­ni­za­tion, we are com­mit­ted to address­ing sys­temic racism and are work­ing with our team and board to reflect on our mis­sion, iden­ti­fy con­crete steps we can take, and com­mu­ni­cate our plan of action to the com­mu­ni­ty. We are an equal oppor­tu­ni­ty employ­er. We are com­mit­ted to build­ing and main­tain­ing a diverse team and inclu­sive work­place that val­ues equi­ty. We strong­ly encour­age appli­ca­tions from BIPOC, immi­grant, women, and LGBTQ candidates.

Work­ing at ERA-New Orleans offers oppor­tu­ni­ties to inform and influ­ence edu­ca­tion pol­i­cy here in New Orleans and across the coun­try. We hope you’ll join us.

Con­tact Dean­na Allen with any questions.

Please Note: Tulane Uni­ver­si­ty has offi­cial­ly adopt­ed a manda­to­ry COVID-19 vac­ci­na­tion pol­i­cy. All employ­ees and vis­it­ing fac­ul­ty must be ful­ly vac­ci­nat­ed with a COVID-19 vac­ci­na­tion or obtain approval for a med­ical or reli­gious exemp­tion pri­or to begin­ning employment.

Tulane Uni­ver­si­ty is locat­ed in New Orleans — a city with tremen­dous his­to­ry of diverse cul­tures, com­mu­ni­ty, and lan­guages. Tulane is active­ly build­ing a cam­pus cul­ture ground­ed in our val­ues of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and wel­come can­di­date appli­ca­tions from his­tor­i­cal­ly under­rep­re­sent­ed groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indige­nous, Peo­ple of Col­or), women, LGBTQ+, and those liv­ing with dis­abil­i­ties as well as veterans.

Tulane Uni­ver­si­ty is an Equal Employ­ment Opportunity/​Affirmative Action insti­tu­tion com­mit­ted to excel­lence through diver­si­ty. Tulane Uni­ver­si­ty will not dis­crim­i­nate based upon race, eth­nic­i­ty, col­or, sex, reli­gion, nation­al ori­gin, age, dis­abil­i­ty, genet­ic infor­ma­tion, sex­u­al ori­en­ta­tion, gen­der iden­ti­ty or expres­sion, preg­nan­cy, mar­i­tal sta­tus, mil­i­tary or vet­er­an sta­tus, or any oth­er sta­tus or clas­si­fi­ca­tion pro­tect­ed by fed­er­al, state, or local law. All eli­gi­ble can­di­dates are encour­aged to apply.