Opportunities

Call for papers for a Special Issue on TIMSS in the journal Studies in Educational Evaluation

In order to better understand differences between education systems’ performance, background information on non-cognitive variables such as instructional practices or students’ motivation for mathematics and science; the journal of Studies in Educational Evaluation has launched a call for papers for a special issue on TIMSS. 

Specialist, Research

The Baltimore Country Public Schools is seeking a Specialist Researcher to support the Coordinator of Program Evaluation and the Director of Research in executing the activities of the Office of Research to ensure that the department supports and achieves system-wide goals and priorities.

Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Chicago

The Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago seeks a postdoctoral researcher to work on a new project focused on the relation between parents’ and children’s attitudes about mathematics. The postdoctoral researcher will work directly with the institutional principal investigators on research that is aimed at understanding intergenerational relationships in attitudes toward math, and how these attitudes are conveyed.

Call for Papers: The Use of Test Scores in Secondary Analyses

Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences is launching a special issue on The Use of Test Scores in Secondary Analysis in order to promote an inter-disciplinary dialogue between scholars who design the psychometric models used to estimate latent skills and researchers that use these data to investigate policy-relevant questions related to skills formation, skill utilization and returns to skill.