WEPC Job Opportunities

Student & Staff Positions

Communications Assistants

For on-campus Boston University Students

Support the new Wheelock Educational Policy Center at BU’s College of Education and Human Development as a communications assistant responsible for crafting non-academic writing (articles, blogs, etc); social media content; event & newsletter content; and updating and improving our website. Reporting directly to the center’s Executive Director, the communications assistant(s) will have the opportunity to work alongside leading researchers and state/national policymakers seeking to disrupt systemic inequities within U.S. schools and classrooms. Currently looking for 1-2 students available to support communications work 6-10 hours a week ($15/hr). Hours, start date and specific responsibilities negotiated based on candidate availability and background. While listed as an “on-campus” opportunity, responsibilities can be completed remotely through at least the summer.

To apply, please email the following to wheelockpolicy@bu.edu: 1) a resume 2) a non-academic writing sample and 3) one of the following: a graphic design sample, a set of professional tweets, a website you built or some other artifact demonstrating your communication specialty. 

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Research Opportunities

Postdoctoral Opportunities

The Wheelock Educational Policy Center seeks a postdoctoral associate for a two-year fellowship (one-year renewable) to support its research activities. The postdoctoral associate will participate in collaborative research activities with affiliated faculty, including Joshua Goodman and Marcus Winters. They will also be allocated at least one day per week to continue independent research. We seek candidates with substantive interest in developing and applying quantitative research skills in order to study issues and policies relevant to United States PK-12 and/or post-secondary education. The postdoctoral associate will receive mentored professional development from affiliated faculty through a combination of active research collaboration and participating in activities available to members of the WEPC community.

To apply, visit https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17582.

Graduate and Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Check back soon for new research opportunities!