'Ready for Lift Off!' is the title of Education.org's Strategy 2023-2028, and we are now entering a dynamic growth phase where we expand our team to meet our ambitious goals. We are searching for five new staff members:
Our existing team is based in Switzerland, Kenya, the United Kingdom and the United States, and all the posts are Remote Working, so we invite applicants from any geographic location with the experience, knowledge and skills that we need, and a passion to help make a difference in the educational outcomes of millions of children.
We are also launching our new 'Synthesis Fellowship Programme' - offering nine-month fellowships for doctoral or post-doctoral students from anywhere in the world interested in contributing to our work and deepening their synthesis and analytical skills.
Full details are contained in the downloadable Job Descriptions below; along with details on how to apply for each post. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope you will apply to join us on this exciting new phase of our work!
The Head of Communications & Engagement will lead and manage Education.org’s work in the areas of external and internal communications, knowledge translation, dissemination, media outreach, multi-lingual strategies, branding, marketing and events, ensuring that they are provided in an effective and efficient manner to maximize the dissemination, take up, use and impact of Education.org’s outputs and services. S/he is a member of Education.org’s global management team, under the authority of the CEO, responsible for operationalising Education.org’s new Strategy 2023-2028.
The Head of Institutional Strengthening will lead the growth of Education.org’s capabilities to advance the accessibility and use of education evidence by education leaders. S/he is a member of Education.org’s global management team, under the authority of the CEO, responsible for operationalising Education.org’s new Strategy 2023-2028. He/she will help to build on our early impact and accelerate progress by leading the design and implementation of initiatives developed with country partners to improve the enabling institutional and policy environments for heightening evidence use in education.
Education.org is now investing in the formation of a high-quality, geographically diversified problem-solving team under the leadership of our CEO/Head of Synthesis. We therefore seek an experienced Senior Associate to be part of our synthesis and solutions work. Experience of working in education research is helpful, but not mandatory. The successful candidate will be an experienced management consultant with a strong background in identifying, critically appraising and distilling evidence from a wide range of sources. S/he will have experience with both qualitative and quantitative analytical methods Candidates with experience in writing crisp summaries and high impact presentations will be particularly valued.
We are seeking an experienced evidence synthesist/analyst to play a central role in the development and writing of current and future Education.org syntheses. The successful candidate will be an experienced researcher (from any science or social science field) with a strong background in identifying, critically appraising and distilling evidence from a wide range of sources. S/he will have extensive knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research methods and a significant publication record of systematic reviews, and preferably some experience of rapid reviews and evidence overviews (scoping reviews/evidence gap maps).
The Information Specialist is a key role responsible for providing Education.org’s Synthesis Team with comprehensive literature searching support of published and unpublished evidence, including ‘grey’ literature; coding and classification support; lead the development of Education.org’s repository of evidence; and support the high-quality development and outputs of the organisation’s synthesis and knowledge management systems, processes and activities.
We are inviting applications for up to five Evidence Synthesis Fellows, each for a nine-month Fellowship, to contribute to developing Education.org’s new syntheses. We are seeking talented and highly-motivated doctoral or post-doctoral students from anywhere in the world with experience in identifying, critically appraising and distilling evidence from a wide range of sources, and with an interest in developing skills in evidence synthesis and guideline development.