Assistant Professor - Data Science and Public Policy (HDSI/GPS)
Open date: October 19, 2022
Most recent review date: Sunday, Mar 5, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The University of California, San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Data Science and Public Policy (primary appointment at the Halicioglu Data Science Institute with joint appointment in the School of Global Policy and Strategy). The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level, and we welcome applications from advanced assistant professors.
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.
The successful appointee will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate students at HDSI and GPS, with teaching load for each unit commensurate with the appointment. Candidates are expected to establish a vigorous program of high-quality research that focuses on innovations in Data Science and Public Policy.
PhD or Advancement to Candidacy in Data Science, Computer Science, Political Science, Economics, Public Policy, or related discipline, at time of application.
We seek applicants with an outstanding track record of research accomplishments, excellence in teaching, service, and a commitment to support diversity, equity and inclusion at the university.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3-5 letters of reference required
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