Come work with us!

The Dana Center develops and scales math and science education innovations to support educators, administrators, and policy makers in creating seamless transitions throughout the K–14 system for all students, especially those who are underserved.

Our people come from diverse backgrounds, and our work is enriched by each contributor’s unique mix of content expertise, academic credentials, and practical experience.

We know that people are our most vital resource, and we value the energy, enthusiasm, and commitment of our colleagues. As an organized research unit of the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, we offer competitive salaries and a variety of benefits to our team members and their families.

If you would enjoy working with an outstanding team focused on strengthening public education across the US, we encourage you to apply today.

 

Current Postings

Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate III
Develop and conduct quantitative research and evaluation for Dana Center Mathematics Pathways and related projects. Position will work with DC work groups to improve program design and inform field about program effectiveness and scale with goal of improving access to and completion of entry-level college mathematics.

Senior Academic Program Coordinator
Support development and implementation of innovative online instructional and assessment materials for high school mathematics courses designed for the last two years of high school, addressing multiple mathematics pathways for seamless transitions from high school to college or career.

Director II – Director of Program Evaluation and Research
Provide leadership and strategic direction for staff and external partners to support a broad program evaluation and education research agenda to ensure findings support internal organizational learning and improvement and are translated into accessible actionable recommendations for use by educators and policymakers.

Director III – K12 Education Program Director
Provide leadership across all K12 programs and services, integrating program development, implementation, and evaluation with strategic policy work to create conditions for districts and schools to foster student engagement and learning in mathematics and science at scale.

Director III – Higher Education Strategy, Policy and Services
Provide leadership to all higher ed programs and services, integrating program expansion, program development, implementation, and evaluation with strategic policy work to create conditions for college and universities to foster student learning and completion of accelerated and aligned mathematics courses at scale.

Communications Coordinator
This person will support a fast growing national effort to implement mathematics pathways, emphasizing the need for coordination across multiple levels of the education system, pre-K to post-secondary. This person will work with team to manage online and print resource development, events, social media, and services.

Coordinator
Serve as a member of a collaborative team of professional learning facilitators to develop and facilitate professional learning and technical assistance in support of building capacity of and increasing equity in educational systems.

Coordinator
Provide professional learning opportunities and resources for teachers and leaders to catalyze school and district improvements that increase student success in mathematics and advance college and career readiness goals, with special emphasis at the elementary level.