Careers at IRIS

About Our Team

The IRIS Center creates high-quality online instructional resources about evidence-based instructional and behavioral practices. These free resources are designed to give educators the knowledge and skills they need to improve the educational outcomes of all students, especially struggling learners and those with disabilities. IRIS resources:

  • Are used in pre-service courses, professional development trainings, and individualized independent learning opportunities
  • Enhance the awareness, knowledge, and skills of current and future education personnel
  • Align with professional standards and high-leverage practices
  • Are used across the country and in 222 countries and territories worldwide

Are you searching for a meaningful career where your talents will make a positive difference for students? If so, the IRIS Center’s small, close-knit team might be a good fit for you. Click on the menu below for information on our current openings.

Join the IRIS Team!

full term careersIRIS is poised to expand and has a number of positions currently available. Interested in learning more? The links below will take you to the postings on the Vanderbilt Website* where you will find detailed descriptions of each position’s responsibilities.

*Please note that all communications regarding these positions must be directed to Vanderbilt’s Talent Management specialists, as per Vanderbilt University guidelines. At this point in the process, IRIS is unable to entertain questions or interact with prospective candidates. However, we will certainly have an opportunity to do so if you are selected for an interview.

The IRIS Center Wants You!

internship careersThe IRIS Center has a small number of competitive paid internship opportunities available. Spend your summer working with IRIS team members to develop and review online resources, plan and participate in trainings, and share information about our resources with target audiences.

Come to Work with IRIS!

student workerVanderbilt students are eligible for part-time student positions, which usually range from five to ten hours per week. Undergraduate and Master’s student work assignments involve information gathering, data entry, assisting with dissemination activities, and much more.

We do not currently have any openings. However, please check back periodically as new positions are posted from time to time.

The IRIS Center is supported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and located at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development in Nashville, TN.

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