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August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University

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Research Manager

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464601
Date Posted: 01/09/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Manager
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
Education Economics
Education Policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

At the Center for Education Policy Research(CEPR)our mission is to transform education through the power of quality research and evidence. To support education leaders, we generate relevant and accessible research; develop technical and organizational capacity within education agencies to uncover and use evidence; and create communities dedicated to using evidence. The Research Manager’s primary responsibility is to work, as part of a team, to conduct analyses that support the work of CEPR, including assessing the effectiveness of interventions and strategies. The Research Manager will be deeply engaged in the Proving Ground Project and the National Center for Rural Education Research Networks. Responsibilities include:

-Designing and conducting new analyses;
-Performing complex programming tasks;
-Guiding and teaching others in appropriate use of statistical methods;
-Participating in drafting and presenting key findings;
-Creating and managing project timelines;
-Supervising and developing junior staff; and
-Collaborating with Harvard faculty to continually refine analytic work products.

Basic qualifications include BA in economics, statistics, or related field; 5+ years of professional work experience (relevant coursework may count towards this experience); experience with staff management; and strong facility with STATA or R. Masters or doctorate degree strongly preferred.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 02/01/2020