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LINGUIST List 23.2457

Wed May 23 2012

Jobs: Applied Ling; Cog Sci: Research Scientists, ETS (Educational Testing Service)

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Date: 23-May-2012
From: Human Resources <nonegiven.com>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science: Research Scientists, ETS (Educational Testing Service), New Jersey, USA
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University or Organization: ETS (Educational Testing Service)
Job Location: New Jersey, USA
Web Address: http://www.ets.org/
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science


Description:

ETS (Educational Testing Service), with headquarters in Princeton,
NJ, is a global $1.3B not for profit organization. Our mission is to
advance quality and equity in education by providing fair and valid
assessments, performing educational research and influencing
policies that promote learning, performance, education and
professional development. As a nonprofit corporation and an
innovator in developing tests for clients in education, government
and business, we are dedicated to advancing educational excellence
for the communities we serve.

The goal of our Research & Development Division is to make
fundamental contributions to the progress of education worldwide
through educational research and analysis, fair and valid
assessments, innovative product development and informative
policy studies.

Our Research Scientists provide scientific and technical skills in
conceptualizing, designing, obtaining support for, conducting, and
managing research projects and/or development projects,
particularly those for which scientific principles are applied to the
creation of tools to improve the efficiency or quality of the practice of
test development or statistical analysis; new item types; the scoring
of responses to open-ended items; and innovative assessment
prototypes or products.

Currently, we are recruiting for Scientists in the following areas:
- Academic and Workforce Readiness
- Cognitive and Learning Sciences
- English Language Learning and Assessment (domestic &
international)
- Licensure and Standard Setting Research
- K-12 Research (including assistive technology and testing
accommodations)
- Validity Research in Higher Education
- Understanding Teacher Quality

Job Requirements:
An M.A. or Ph.D./Ed.D. (depending on job specifications) in a specific
discipline (e.g., psychology, cognitive science, applied linguistics,
education, psychometrics, measurement, statistics) and evidence of
independent substantive research experience and/or at least three-
eight years of progressively independent research experience are
required. For more senior level positions, evidence of continuing and
substantial contributions to a field of study will also be necessary.

For more information about ETS, and Research & Development,
please visit us at http://www.ets.org and search on the following job
ID #s: 124335, 124337 and 124339. ETS is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Deadline: 19-Nov-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.Click2Apply.net/8gcfx2x
Contact Information:
Human Resources
Email: nonegiven.com

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