Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, SCHOOL EFFECTIVENESS AND INEQUALITY INITIATIVE (SEII) , Economics , to support the evaluation and improvement education programs and policies in the U.S. The MIT School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (SEII), led by Directors Joshua Angrist, David Autor, and Parag Pathak, is a research lab that operates the Economics Department. Will manage SEII's education research, outreach, and fund-raising activities for a small but growing team. Specific responsibilities include recruiting and managing highly skilled research teams; fostering collaborative partnerships between policymakers and researchers; communicating research to a wide array of audiences; and preparing strategic budgets that make efficient use of resources. This is a highly independent position that works across MIT (including Economics, SHASS, the Office for Foundation Relations, the Office of Open Learning, and the Office of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and affiliated universities.
REQUIRED : a minimum of a bachelor's degree in public policy, education policy, political science, economics, or a related field; at least five years of experience (coursework in public policy, education policy, political science, economics, or in a related field may count towards experience requirement). PREFERRED : experience in an academic research setting, nonprofit financial management, and high-level fund-raising activities. Job #18513-10
Application material should include a resume and school transcripts (they need not be official) in a single pdf.
Start date is flexible, with a strong preference for candidates who can begin on or before April 1, 2020.
Internal Number: 18513
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