SRI International, an over 75-year strong pioneering research institute, has a rich history supporting government and industry. Our innovations have created new industries, billions of dollars in market value and lasting benefits to society. SRI is organized around broad disciplines and capabilities, with research and development divisions and labs to groups who excel at identifying new opportunities, developing products and creating custom solutions. Our organization is driven by impact - delivering unique solutions for the world's important challenges and transforming ideas into reality for clients and partners.
Are you passionate about working with educators to improve support and instruction for all children? Do you want to contribute to the evidence base on approaches for supporting school-based mental health services and supports for positive learning environments in PreK-16? Are you curious about the cultural relevance and academic benefits of social-emotional learning and trauma-informed care?
Our team in SRI Education is committed to conducting rigorous research and culturally responsive technical assistance to improve the learning and well-being of students with or at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders. We are seeking to hire a Senior Education Researcher to join our team in the Student Behavior and Well-Being Program to lead projects and proposals focused on examining services and instruction for students with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges and the educators who support them.
The job responsibilities of a Senior Education Researcher in the Student Behavior and Well-Being Program include:
Conceptualize and manage complex research and evaluation projects from design to end
Contribute to or lead development of new research endeavors:
Serve as a research and content expert on evidence-based practices that support students with emotional and behavioral challenges:
Report study findings to support a variety of research, communications, and outreach purposes:
The following requirements must be met for consideration:
Candidates with the following qualifications preferred:
In your cover letter please include information about your training and experience in the relevant content and research method areas described in the research position. Please note that candidates who proceed to the interview process will be asked to provide writing samples and a job talk.
SRI Education (https://www.sri.com/research-development/education-learning), a division of SRI International, is helping federal and state agencies, school districts, major foundations, nonprofit organizations, and international and commercial clients tackle some of the most complex issues in education to help students succeed. Our mission is to reduce barriers, optimize outcomes, and ensure educational equity for all children, youth, and families. We do this by conducting high-quality research, supporting use of data and evidence, helping to strengthen state and local systems, and developing tools that improve teaching and accelerate and deepen learning. Our work covers a range of topics: early learning and development, disability and inclusion, supporting multilingual learners, student behavior and well-being, teaching quality, digital learning, STEM and computer science, and literacy and language arts, and college and career pathways. We believe diversity in our organization and project teams leads to better and more equitable research and technical assistance, resulting in improved outcomes for all.
SRI is committed to creating and celebrating a diverse workplace that recognizes and values differences and reflects the communities where our employees live and where our clients operate. This includes valuing differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, body type/physical appearance, disability/differently abled and work styles, or any other legally protected category.
For Colorado and New York residents, the salary range is: $83,207 - $137,812. Salary ranges for this role will vary and are based on several factors, including geographic location, market competitiveness and equity amongst internal employees in similar roles. SRI has a competitive benefits package, to view details please go to: https://www.sri.com/resources/benefits/.