Call for Submissions for the International PIAAC Research Conference 2022: Skills for Future

The International PIAAC Research Conference 2022: Skills for Future will cover diverse and interdisciplinary topics based on substantial and methodological research in the context of adults’ cognitive skills. Contributions are desired to address the relation of skills and health or the relation of skills and digitalization and automation, the relevance of socio-emotional skills, determinants of cognitive skills, the relevance of skills for economic outcomes or for lifelong learning. Methodological contributions could address assessment or survey methodological issues or data linkage (e.g. to administrative data).

Vacancy: Senior Evaluation Researcher at COSS - Boston College

The Center for Optimized Student Support (COSS) at Boston College seeks a Senior Evaluation Researcher to develop comprehensive evaluation plans that identify and prioritize evaluation activities, and to collect data using qualitative and/or quantitative approaches such as interviews, group processes, participant observation, surveys, electronic data files, or other methods. Among other duties. A Ph.D. degree in Education, Evaluation and Measurement, Psychology, Developmental Science, Social Work, Sociology, Public Policy, or a related field is required.

Vacancy: Educational Research Analyst, Minerva Project

Minerva Project seeks an Educational Research Analyst to be responsible for conducting research on educational practices for partnership programs. The Educational Research Analyst will work specially on higher education programs but will also support related work in high school and professional learning programs. Applicants must hold a B.A. (required) or M.A. (desirable) in a relevant field, such as data science, statistics, or educational research.