Full-time position at NWEA - educational not-for-profit

NWEA is a research-based educational not-for-profit that creates assessments and performs educational research. The Learning and Assessment Engineering team is charged with building computational models to help assessments be more efficient and useful for both teaching and research. We’re hoping to hire an experienced Stan user! The ideal candidate would have:

  • moderate to extensive experience using Stan. We’ll be applying Stan models to understand learning, test-taking behavior, and create more informative reporting.
  • a conceptual understanding of constrained optimization
  • some experience with software engineering workflows and tools (e.g. using version control, SQL, etc)
  • fluency in both R and Python

This position has great benefits and is fully remote. The posting and full description is here:

I’m happy to answer any questions. You can post here or reach me at – thomas.christie@nwea.org.