JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015
University of Chicago
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Z -- Other Special Topics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
In areas as diverse as environmental policy, crime and security, and urban planning, rapid advances in the way data are collected, distributed, and analyzed have altered the way that policy leaders rely on evidence to drive decisions. Information technology and computational analysis are making public policy more responsive, efficient, and successful. The University of Chicago aims to become the leading destination for research and training in computation and public policy. In a joint hiring initiative with the Computation Institute, Chicago Harris invites applications for junior faculty positions in Data Science. We will consider applications from scholars in policy-relevant aspects of computer science, as well as from applicants applying data science methods in diverse policy areas. Applicants must expect to have completed their Ph.D. by July 31, 2015 and demonstrate strong promise for a scholarly career. Applicants are required to submit a C.V., two letters of recommendation (three preferred), and one writing sample on line at
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.