Now Hiring Full-Time Research Program Associates
Matthew Kraft and John Papay are seeking to hire multiple Research Program Associates to join their research teams. The two-year positions will involve working closely with Professors Kraft and Papay in conducting original research on the economics of education and education policy analysis with an emphasis on teacher effectiveness and standards-based reform. This is a great opportunity for pre-doctoral students interested in gaining research experience before applying to Ph.D. programs. Ideal candidates will have strong training in quantitative methods and data analysis in Stata, interest in education policy, and the ability to work independently and in groups.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply using the link below:
Now Hiring Part-Time Brown Undergraduate and Graduate Research Assistants
Matthew Kraft, Department of Education, is seeking part-time & full-time summer research assistants to collaborate with him on one or more of several ongoing research projects. Prof. Kraft’s research interests include the economics of education, education policy analysis, and applied quantitative methods for causal inference. His primary work focuses on policies to improve educator and organizational effectiveness in K-12 urban public schools.
The position is open to Brown undergraduates and graduate students only. Brown students with strong applied quantitative skills are encouraged to apply, but quantitative skills are not required. Applicants must have the ability to work independently and be self-directed. Strong writing and editing skills are a plus.
Application Instructions: Send Prof. Kraft 1) a cover letter, 2) a resume, and 3) a writing sample of any length to firstname.lastname@example.org. The cover letter should include an explanation of the candidate’s interest in the position as well as a summary of his/her relevant qualifications and experience. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.