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Research Professor and Director of Research and Evaluation

Posted: 6/15/2017 (Employment)

Rutgers University’s John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development (HCWD) and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy are recruiting a Research Professor and Director of Research and Evaluation.

We invite applications from individuals who wish to substantially contribute to state and national workforce development policy and practice through research, evaluation, data analysis and policy analysis.  The  Bloustein School and the Heldrich Center are seeking an individual who will assume senior leadership responsibilities for the development and management of sponsored research studies, designing and supervising program evaluations using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, supervising professional research and evaluation staff, and overseeing the management and governance of the New Jersey Education to Earnings Data System (NJJEEDS, including conducting and supervising research using NJEEDS data.)  NJEEDS is the state’s centralized longitudinal data system, which links administrative data from the state’s K-12 education, post-secondary, workforce development, and human service programs.

The Research Professor/Director will also to teach data analytics and data management to masters and Ph.D.-level students who are enrolled in the Bloustein School’s academic programs in planning, public policy, and public health. He or she would also serve on the dissertation committees for students who are using large data sets and advanced quantitative analytic methods.

Located in the Bloustein School, the Heldrich Center conducts research and analysis on workforce development, education, and higher education policies and programs and provides independent research-based information and technical assistance designed to inform state and national policy and practice. The Heldrich Center has a 20 year track record in evaluating workforce, education and social services programs using a wide range of quantitative and qualitative methods.

More information is available below.

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Location: Rutgers University