JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Boston University

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Wheelock College of Education & Human Development
Wheelock Educational Policy Center
Postdoctoral Associate

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466193
Date Posted: 12/01/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
Public Policy
Quantitative research
Post-secondary education

Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC) housed within the Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, seeks a postdoctoral associate for a two-year fellowship (one-year renewable). The associate will collaborate with affiliated faculty, including Joshua Goodman and Marcus Winters, and will be allocated one day per week for independent research. We seek candidates with substantive interest in developing and applying quantitative research skills in order to study issues and policies relevant to US Pk-12 and/or post-secondary education.

Candidates should have a PhD in Education, Economics, Public Policy or a related field by the beginning of the fellowship.

The position begins July 1, 2021. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Inquiries may be directed to Joshua Goodman at Review of applications will begin January 15, 2021.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/15/2021
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one example of scholarly work, and arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted. Submit application materials electronically to