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University of California San Diego

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Assistant Professor - Data Science and Public Policy (HDSI/GPS)

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468747
Date Posted: 12/24/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor - Data Science and Public Policy (HDSI/GPS)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: La Jolla, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
H -- Public Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Assistant Professor - Data Science and Public Policy (HDSI/GPS)

University of California San Diego

The University of California, San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Data Science and Public Policy (primary appointment at the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute with joint appointment in the School of Global Policy and Strategy). The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level. Successful appointees will have a track record of research accomplishments, excellence in teaching, and a commitment to support diversity, equity and inclusion at the university. The University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

Economics, Political Science, and Public Policy are all seeing rapid advancement in the ability to understand human behavior in new ways through the use of data. We seek faculty applicants who are experts in data science, economics, political science, or public policy. Faculty candidates should demonstrate interest and contributions in both: (1) an aspect of data science vital to the design or implementation of public policy, including machine learning, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, network analysis, data privacy and security, or algorithmic fairness; and (2) a policy domain of long-term priority, including public health, public infrastructure (e.g., transportation, housing, smart cities), movement and settlement of peoples (e.g., migration, refugees, border issues), fairness and discrimination (e.g., in employment, housing, or criminal justice), international trade and finance, climate and energy policy, or defense and security policy.

This position requires teaching of university students and applicants are required to have a PhD or advancement to candidacy at the time of the application. The degree should be in Data Science, Computer Science, Political Science, Economics, Public Policy or related discipline.

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Application deadline: 07/31/2022