Brown University — Senior Research Associate – RPPL

Job Description:

The Research Partnership for Professional Learning (RPPL) is a partnership that brings together professional learning (PL) organizations and researchers from the Annenberg Institute who study teacher learning. RPPL’s central goal is to rethink how we learn about teacher PL, shifting from studies that explore whether a specific program works to a broader learning agenda designed to identify which PL design features improve teachers’ instructional practice and, as a result, students’ classroom experiences, well-being, and academic growth. RPPL centers equity in its work, focusing in particular on supporting the learning of teachers who work with students from historically marginalized groups.

The Senior Research Associate takes the lead in developing and leading key research analysis projects for the Research Partnership for Professional Learning. This position requires independent work as well as collaboration with Annenberg’s project teams and RPPL. The Senior Research Associate leads data collection and analysis efforts, develops project models, and writes academic papers, reports, presentations, and grant reports.

Education and Experience

  • PhD or EdD and 2-3 years of research experience
  • A strong quantitative background
  • Strong background in education research
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of a team
  • Experience working on large-scale research studies

Job Competencies

  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Training and expertise in utilizing quantitative research methods, including experience working with complex data sets
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Senior Research Associate – RPPL

Annenberg Institute for School Reform

Grade 10

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Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Full time

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Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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