Opportunities at Annenberg

About the National Student Success Accelerator

The National Student Success Accelerator’s mission is to expand high-impact tutoring opportunities for all K-12 students in need. The NSSA is a research-based field-building organization that seeks to drive scaling and continual improvement in the quality of tutoring.

The Education Coordinator will collect, organize, and disseminate opportunities for the Brown community’s involvement in K12 education. The incumbent will support Brown’s partnerships with Providence Public Schools and other K-12 schools in RI’s urban core. This position will work to align programs and activities with the mission and goals of the University and to connect the Brown campus to programs and opportunities that enhance child, student and family success. This position will be based at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform.

The Annenberg Institute is seeking a Research Associate and/or Research Project Manager to work with the faculty Principal Investigators (PIs) of the Annenberg Institute, professors of Education, partner organizations, and members of the Annenberg Institute project teams to support and collaborate on education research projects. The Research Associate/Research Project Manager will support research projects by engaging in data collection and analysis efforts, managing research studies, and writing academic papers and policy reports.

The Research Assistant will work under the direction of Professor Susanna Loeb and Dr. Xiaoyang Ye to support research on Effects of High School Math and Science Coursetaking on Students' Long-term Outcomes. In this project, we will be using large-scale nationally representative survey data to examine how high schools choose which math and science courses, when to take them, in what order as well as how these courestaking behaviors predict long-term outcomes in high school and college.

Dr. Matthew Kraft, Associate Professor of Education and Economics, is seeking part-time research assistants to collaborate with him on one or more of several ongoing research projects over the spring/summer 2021 semesters with possibility for renewal/continuation through the next academic year.

Professor John Papay is looking to hire a research assistant to help with conducting literature reviews, doing data cleaning, and conducting statistical analysis. Attention to detail is critical. Applicants with strong backgrounds in Stata are preferred, but expertise with Excel is most important.

The Annenberg Undergraduate Fellows Program is an eight-week, paid summer fellowship that aims to prepare current Brown undergraduates to engage in rigorous empirical research in education, social policy, and related fields, in support of our mission.
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