JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Education Analytics, Inc.

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Research Scientist

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452892
Date Posted: 03/17/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Scientist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
education, applied econometrics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Education Analytics, Inc., is a non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin, that uses data analysis to inform education policy decisions. We are seeking a full-time Research Scientist with a Ph.D. in economics, public policy, statistics, or education, with specializations in applied econometrics and statistics, in the economics of education, and/or in education policy. The successful candidate will develop statistical models for education policy applications, work with analysts and programmers at EA on implementing these models, and communicate and collaborate with state and local education agencies and other EA clients. Knowledge of multilevel/hierarchical models is desirable. Recent EA projects include measuring value-added and student growth in multiple states and collaborating with other research firms on a study of teacher preparation and early teacher effectiveness. For more information about EA go to:

Applicants should submit cover letter, CV, research paper, and the names and contact information of three references. New Ph.D.'s without work experience since earning the Ph.D. should also submit three letters of reference. Questions can be submitted via e-mail to:

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • Names and Contact Information of References
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • CV
Application deadline: 05/01/2015
  • Application Deadline Has Passed