Please see our DE&I statement on our About Us page for more information on our committment to diversity. The positions available below can be either part-time or full-time depending on availability. We are a remote company with our headquarters in Berkeley, CA.
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Under the guidance of—and in collaboration with—the company’s senior researchers, research associates (who will have the title Research Scientist or Research Manager, depending on their experience and qualifications) are responsible for the life cycle of a research project. In this role, you will perform the following tasks.
Research Scientists also serve as Principal Investigators on research projects and create and provide professional development on research methods. Some travel is required.
Our ideal candidate will have the following general qualifications and capabilities.
Candidates should understand the fundamentals of rigorous evaluations (e.g., RCTs and QEs) in education and have experience thinking through the nuances of implementing programs in complex real-world settings and their implications for the design of the study and the analysis of results.
For this specific position, we seek a candidate who will assist with the external evaluation of an antiracist teacher residency program; and thus, has some knowledge of the following.
Additionally, we seek a candidate with an interest in how large-scale digital learning platforms can be utilized to support equity-relevant research that is responsive to student needs.
Email Jenna Zacamy your cover letter and resume to apply.
A career at Empirical Education offers a unique opportunity: to make a difference in the world. Working in a small company provides exposure to many projects and significant responsibility. Team members collaborate, support each other, think creatively, and improve the lives of K-12 students and teachers throughout the country.
Empirical Education’s commitment to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws, directives, and regulations of federal, state, and local governing bodies or agencies. Our specific commitments include the following: We will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job groups without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, military service, veteran status or protected medical condition.
If you are interested in working with a dynamic, growing team of educational and technical professionals, please email a cover letter and resume (we prefer them as attachments) to the email address that corresponds to the position you are applying for. Enter the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line to ensure your email is routed to the appropriate individual.